The market for pay-TV and paid video-on-demand (VOD) services remains on a growth course in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Pay-TV revenues decline in Germany in 2020, paid VOD grows
Classic pay-TV recorded a decline in revenues in Germany in 2020 from €2.4 billion (2019) to €2.1 billion.
Fix&Foxi launches global SVOD offer on Huawei Video
German children’s and family channel Fix&Foxi is launching a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) offer within the Huawei video app on the Huawei mobile platform.
SVOD and pay-TV on growth course in Germany
Subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) and pay-TV are growing in Germany, but SVOD is growing faster.
Netzkino launches SVOD service on Amazon
German video-on-demand provider Netzkino is now also offering a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service on Amazon in addition to its free, advertising-financed service.
German video entertainment market reaches €9bn in 2018
The German video market stepped up its dynamic transition in 2018, driven by subscription spending.
Europe’s TV subscriptions reach 262 million
Europe will have 262 million TV subscriptions by the end of 2018; up from 205 million at end-2015. Western Europe has had the most growth.
Netflix adds 400,000 subscribers in Germany in Q3 2018
Netflix and Amazon Prime dominate the German SVOD market in terms of subscriber numbers and recorded strong growth in the third quarter of 2018.
UFA launches SVOD service
German movie and TV production company UFA has launched a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service at the occasion of its 100-year anniversary.
Global pay-TV versus SVOD forecasts
Much has been discussed about SVOD’s impact on the traditional pay-TV sector. Several observers declared that SVOD would kill pay-TV.