The largest pay-TV providers in the US – representing about 95% of the market – lost about 1,325,000 net video subscribers in 1Q 2019, compared to a pro forma net loss of about 305,000 subscribers in 1Q 2018.
Approximately 22% of US broadband households use an antenna to watch over-the-air broadcasts, according to Parks Associates.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will acquire 21 regional sports networks (RSNs) and Fox Collge Sports in $10.6 billion deal from Disney.
The first quarter of 2019 marked the worst ever for cord-cutting, with over 1.1 million fleeing bundle, according to BTG Research.
Satellite again suffered the greatest losses as the number of subscribers to television service providers In the United States fell by 1.28 million in the first quarter of the year.
Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) continues to resonate with consumers across the globe, becoming an integral part of the video viewing lifestyle.
The number of SVOD subscriptions [for movies, linear channels and TV episodes – excluding other platforms such as sports services] in North America will climb by 110 million from 160 million in 2018 to 270 million in 2024.
A new Parks Associates report finds gaming remains the primary use case for VR (virtual reality) headsets.
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Disney+ will launch in the US on November 12, and will cost $6.99 per month (or $69.99 a year), the company announced during Disney’s 2019 Investor Day in Burbank, Calif.