Overall spend on video entertainment in Canada remained flat in 2018 at CA$11.3 billion.
The Nordic region is seeing local players able to rise above the challenge of US streaming giants Netflix and Amazon.
It’s emerged that Netflix is testing a number of new pricepoints on UK consumers.
The percentage of Original movie and TV season titles on Netflix’s US catalogue grew significantly over the course of 2018 according to the latest report from Ampere Analysis.
Netflix will not make its TV shows and movies available through Apple’s upcoming video offering, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said.
Asia Pacific OTT TV episode and movie revenues will reach $48 billion in 2024; up from the $21 billion recorded in 2018. According to the Asia Pacific OTT TV and Video Forecasts report, the total will increase by $5 billion in 2019 alone.
German pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland extends Sky Q with third-party apps from YouTube and ARTE, a kids and energy saving mode, programme trailers and more personalised recommendations.
Police in Australia have arrested a 21-year-old Sydney man who allegedly made AU $300,000 (EUR187,000) selling passwords of services including Netflix, Spotify, Hulu, PSN, and Origin.
France’s Canal+ Group has announced details of its new streaming SVOD service Canal+ Séries, which will feature high-end TV drama series, and launches on March 12.
Culture secretary Jeremy Wright has told a London conference that regulation of broadcasters is widely appreciated by audiences.