Parks Associates research finds OTT video services have transitioned back into the home’s living room, with a majority (52%) of US broadband households now watching online video on a TV that is connected to the internet.
Simulation forecasts OTT-only subscribership will increase by 17% by 2024, yet bundling of services will maintain largest market share.
Hulu and YouTube TV are the most popular live TV streaming services inn the US, according to a survey from UBS.
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.