The pressure on traditional multichannel subscriptions abated in the second quarter, a positive direction that is further supported by the forwarded momentum of virtual services Sling TV and DirecTV Now, according to the Q2 2018 US Multichannel Subscriber Report by Kagan.
Nielsen’s Gracenote has announced a new Mobile Video Analytics solution.
The largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 95% of the market – lost about 415,000 net video subscribers in 2Q 2018, compared to a pro forma loss of about 660,000 subscribers in 2Q 2017.
Dissatisfaction with the perceived value of pay-TV service was once again high among the 176,000 members who participated in Consumer Reports’ latest telecommunications survey.
The number of SVOD subscriptions in the US will climb from 132 million in 2017 (111.5% of TV households) to 208 million in 2023 (173.0% of TV households).
In the US, more than 100 million connected devices were used last year instead of traditional pay-TV set-tops to access MVPD services, according to the NCTA.
The Roku Channel is now available on web via PCs, mobile phones and tablets in the US, as a subscription-free OTT service.
The US Patent Trial and Appeal Board said August 7 that patent 8,621,512 is invalid.
New video research from Parks Associates today reveals that a particular segment of consumers, representing approximately 20% of US broadband households, is highly sensitive to collection and use of information about themselves and their activities.
The top 10 service providers in the United States lost over 358,000 television subscribers on the second quarter of 2018.