Amazon and retailer Best Buy will bring the next generation of hybrid Fire TV Edition smart TVs to customers in the US and Canada.
France 24 has signed a comprehensive and long-term agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative in the US for the distribution of its English language channel.
Comcast and Netflix are expanding their partnership that will provide Comcast the ability to include a Netflix subscription in new and existing Xfinity packages.
The new ESPN App has launched and now includes ESPN+, the direct-to-consumer premium subscription streaming service from The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International group, in partnership with ESPN.
10% of US broadband households switched, downgraded or cancelled their pay-TV service in the past 12 months, according to Parks Associates.
18-34 year-olds account for 53% of adults in the US that have a live streaming internet-delivered pay-TV service (such as Sling TV, DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, Hulu with Live TV, or You Tube TV), according to Leichtman Research Group.
CNBC has launched the CNBC App on Android TV in the US.
In 2017, 433.1 million smart home devices were shipped worldwide, growing 27.6% from the previous year, according to IDC’s Smart Home Device Tracker.
21% of US pay-TV subscribers say they subscribe to an online video service through their pay-TV provider, up from 10% a year ago, according to Parks Associates.
American consumers’ appetite for streaming video continues to grow, and they have no qualms shelling out cash for original content, according to Deloitte’s 12th edition of the Digital Media Trends Survey (formerly the Digital Democracy Survey).