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German VOD market to grow to €750m

German VOD market to grow to €750m | Media_Box | Scoop.it
The total turnover in the German video-on-demand (VOD) market will rise to around €750 million by 2019. With a yearly growth of around 50%, subscription offerings (S-VOD) will record the strongest ...
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German pay-TV industry on the rise

German pay-TV industry on the rise | Media_Box | Scoop.it
The turnover of the pay-TV and video-on-demand (VOD) providers in Germany has exceeded the €2 billion mark in 2013 for the first time. The combined turnover rose from €1.84 billion in 2012 by 11.4%...
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Netflix effect to make Sweden first to pass digital milestone » Digital TV Europe

Netflix effect to make Sweden first to pass digital milestone » Digital TV Europe | Media_Box | Scoop.it

Digital video revenues is expected to exceed packaged video revenues in Sweden for the first time this year, making it the first country to pass this milestone, according to research by Futuresource 

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In the US, VOD users watch more linear TV

In the US, VOD users watch more linear TV | Media_Box | Scoop.it
People in VOD homes watch an hour and five minutes of live television per day, compared with the 54 minutes of live TV time among non-VOD users. This was found to be true over all VOD platforms mea...
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Dutch broadcasters launch common S-VOD portal

Dutch broadcasters launch common S-VOD portal | Media_Box | Scoop.it
The three main Dutch broadcasting groups have launched their common S-VOD portal, NLziet. Subscriptions cost €7.95 a month During the first few weeks, NLziet is only available to people with an inv...
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Online viewing to overtake terrestrial TV in US » Digital TV Europe

Online viewing to overtake terrestrial TV in US » Digital TV Europe | Media_Box | Scoop.it

The number of homes in the US that watch TVs that are solely reliant on an antenna for reception is set to be overtaken for the first time by households that use the internet for TV programming, according to new research.

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Netflix tests warnings that blame internet providers for poor streaming quality

Netflix tests warnings that blame internet providers for poor streaming quality | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Netflix wants you to know whose fault it is that your movie isn't loading — and, big surprise, it's pinning the issue on internet service providers. As spotted by Vox Media designer Yuri Victor...
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Over half of US broadband homes have Netflix | Advanced Television

Parks Associates research shows Amazon has made significant gains in the OTT video market as nearly 20 per cent of all US broadband households now have an Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription. The Q1 2014 survey of 10,000 US broadband households finds the annual growth rate for Amazon Prime subscription averages over 55 per cent since 2012, compared to a 16 per cent year-over-year growth for Netflix service subscriptions.

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The rise of eSports: More people watch video game competitions than major sporting events - GeekWire

The rise of eSports: More people watch video game competitions than major sporting events - GeekWire | Media_Box | Scoop.it
The popularity of electronic sports — or, eSports for short — is somewhat astounding, and new data from SuperData Research proves it
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Dutch digital TV subscribers grow to 6.66 million in 2013

Dutch digital TV subscribers grow to 6.66 million in 2013 | Media_Box | Scoop.it
The number of digital TV connections in the Netherlands grew by 1.0 percent during the fourth quarter of 2013 to 6.66 million on 31 December 2013, according to Telecompaper's latest quarterly Dutch Television Market report.
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North America to add 5m pay TV subscribers

North America to add 5m pay TV subscribers | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Despite all of the talk about cord-cutting, a new report from Digital TV Research forecasts that the number of pay TV subscribers in North America will continue to increase – despite a small declin...
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Chromecast Hits More Countries | Home Media Magazine

Chromecast Hits More Countries | Home Media Magazine | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Chromecast, Google’s low-priced dongle that streams a variety of apps to the TVs, is now available in an additional 11 countries, Google announced.
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Study: 58% of Consumers are Interested in Downloading Pay-TV Content to Tablets

Study: 58% of Consumers are Interested in Downloading Pay-TV Content to Tablets | Media_Box | Scoop.it

According to a new study by Vubiquity, 58% of consumers would like the ability to download to their tablets TV shows and movies that are included in their pay-TV subscriptions. Of these, 63% would be willing to pay $1 to $5 to stream or download content. Respondents who expressed interest in downloading already consume proportionately more content across all platforms.

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Roku most-used streaming media player in US

Roku most-used streaming media player in US | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Among US broadband households with a streaming media player, 44% use a Roku player the most versus 26% that use Apple TV the most, according to new research from Parks Associates. The report, The E...
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YouTube’s 2013 revenue was reportedly $3.5 billion

YouTube’s 2013 revenue was reportedly $3.5 billion | Media_Box | Scoop.it
YouTube is profitable, and generates billions — but not as much as some think, according to a new report.
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Global IPTV tops 100m

Global IPTV tops 100m | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Global IPTV subscriptions grew by 4.8% in the first quarter, with the 4.6 million new additions taking the total to over 100 million for the first time. According to a new report on IPTV by Point T...
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IPTV is still growing and, not so often, France is number 2 right behind China.

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Analyst: Transactional VOD Not Replacing Disc Rental Any Time Soon | Home Media Magazine

Analyst: Transactional VOD Not Replacing Disc Rental Any Time Soon | Home Media Magazine | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Digital’s presumed ascendance atop home entertainment’s throne will continue to be a pipe dream so long as studios greenlight packaged-media production, said Wedbush Securities’ Michael Pachter.
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Google Chromecast use ‘waning’, says Parks Associates » Digital TV Europe

Google Chromecast use ‘waning’, says Parks Associates » Digital TV Europe | Media_Box | Scoop.it

The adoption of streaming media players has increased to nearly 20% of US broadband homes, but usage of Google Chromecast devices “appears to be declining,” according to new research by Parks Associates.

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OTT revenue to grow by 28.1% per year, says PwC » Digital TV Europe

OTT revenue to grow by 28.1% per year, says PwC » Digital TV Europe | Media_Box | Scoop.it

The PwC ‘Global Entertainment and Media Outlook 2014-2018’ report claims that OTT and digital music streaming are two of the fastest growing market sub-segments and that the growth of ‘24/7 access’ and micro-transactions suggest that flexible business models, offering “more choices and better experiences” are the key to monetising the digital consumer.

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Who's Tweeting About TV?

Who's Tweeting About TV? | Media_Box | Scoop.it

Social TV has turned watching TV into an interactive experience—an experience that connects viewers in the moment with friends, content creators, stars, and likeminded—or not so likeminded—fans. But, who are these viewers that are Tweeting about TV? And, who’s seeing their Tweets? With the launch of demographics for Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings, we now know.

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Valery's curator insight, May 20, 6:24 AM

what's missing is a comparison with "who's watching TV".

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Netflix pays to play with Verizon, too

Netflix pays to play with Verizon, too | Media_Box | Scoop.it
After Netflix reached an agreement with Comcast for direct access to its network, several other ISPs lined up with their hands out, and now there's
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Twitter hashtags drive TV interactions, says Thinkbox » Digital TV Europe

Twitter hashtags drive TV interactions, says Thinkbox » Digital TV Europe | Media_Box | Scoop.it

People search for Twitter hashtags on the social network because they have seen them on TV, according to three in four people polled in new research by Thinkbox.

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Russian VOD: a market update

Russian VOD: a market update | Media_Box | Scoop.it
The video streaming service ivu.ru is now the leading player in Russia’s VOD market in revenue terms, with a market share of 28%, according to a report published by iKS Consulting. The report says ...
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Over half of online US households use OTT | IP&TV News

Over half of online US households use OTT | IP&TV News | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Over 50% of U.S. broadband households now use paid over-the-top (OTT) video services, either subscription or transactional, according to research.
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Young consumers prefer online video

Young consumers prefer online video | Media_Box | Scoop.it
Over 50% of US broadband households now use paid OTT video services, either subscription or transactional, according to research from Parks Associates. The firm also notes 37% of consumers 18-24 sa...
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