The BBC may not be sustainable in its current form if it fails to regain younger audiences who are increasingly tuning out of its services, according to the findings of Ofcom’s latest annual report on the corporation.
MIPCOM 2019. San Francisco-Based streaming AVOD service Tubi (www.tubi.tv) will launch its service in the UK in early 2020, with additional territories to follow as part of its international expansion.
Britbox has announced the team that will launch the ITV-led streaming service on the UK market.
Research released from OpenX, in partnership with The Harris Poll, has revealed that while the number of SVOD providers is going up, 88% of UK viewers only have one or two subscription services.
A new survey conducted by Broadband Genie shows that piracy will surge if content is spread out across more streaming subscription services.
Law&Crime, the linear and OTT live trial network, is launching on Channelbox, a new multi-channel streaming service offered through Freeview.
BT Sport and BT’s Media & Broadcast division have delivered the first live broadcast in 4K High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) and Dolby Atmos sound.
Insight TV has launched on Samsung TV Plus in the UK, with two new channels: Insight TV Lifestyle and Insight TV Wonder.
Three OTT video services — Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Sky’s Now TV — accounted for 97% of the total subscriptions market in the UK at the end of 2018, according to Kagan, a research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence.
Weakness in Virgin Media is hurting Liberty Global, which lost 29,000 RGUs in the second quarter, as compared to a gain of 41,000 RGUs in the prior-year period. This was despite improved performances in the remaining CEE operations, as well as Switzerland and Telenet.