Disney expects to lose $150 million from terminating licensing deals with Netflix this year.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery have won ZDF as a participant in their joint German streaming portal.
The top three OTT video services, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and Netflix, maintain significant market share, with 91% of OTT subscribers getting at least one of these services, according to Parks Associates.
Hulu has confirmed that it’s live streaming OTT service, Hulu with Live TV, has surpassed 1 million customers.
New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group finds that 69% of all US households have a subscription video on-Demand (SVOD) service from Netflix, Amazon Prime, and/or Hulu – up from 52% in 2015.
In 2018, forecast from eMarketer puts the number of connected TV users at 182.6 million, or 55.5% of the US population. In 2022, the number of connected TV users will rise to 204.1 million, which will represent 60.1% of the population.
Hulu Japan will premiere the Russian zombie drama series The Day After on its SVOD platform on October 5, 2018, day-and-date with the DVD.
Hundreds of stolen login details for popular OTT services are available every month on the dark web for an average of only $8.81, potentially putting consumers at risk and impacting OTT revenues, according to new research by Irdeto.
Bob Iger has shed some light on Disney’s plans to launch its own SVOD service rather than licensing its content to third parties such as Netflix.
Nearly one-fifth of US video consumers choose subscription video only, the NPD Group said.