German movie and TV production company UFA has launched a subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service at the occasion of its 100-year anniversary.
Much has been discussed about SVOD’s impact on the traditional pay-TV sector. Several observers declared that SVOD would kill pay-TV.
North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers [for movie and TV services only – excluding sports, for example] by end-2016, up by 19 million on 2015.
French media company Vivendi will shut down its German subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service Watchever on December 31, 2016.
New research from the EBU’s Media Intelligence Service shows that SVOD subscribers in Europe grew 56% in just one year between 2014 and 2015, and are expected to reach 50 million homes by 2020.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has revamped its video-on-demand (VOD) service maxdome 10 years after its launch to differentiate it more strongly from competitors including Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Watchever and Sky Online.
French media company Trace will launch an international subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service in June 2016.
Watchever, the German subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service operated by French media company Vivendi, has secured a movie rights package from German distributor Tobis.
Watchever, the German subscription video-on-demand service of French media company Vivendi, has acquired a movie package from Hollywood studio Paramount Pictures.
German video-on-demand (VOD) provider Maxdome has acquired a movie package from Hollywood Studio Paramount Pictures.