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Viewers prefer ad-supported SVOD over pay - Broadband TV News

Viewers prefer ad-supported SVOD over pay - Broadband TV News | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it
A new study from Hub reveals that a majority of TV consumers (53%) in the US say they actually prefer free TV, where they ‘pay’ by viewing commercials. The online TV market appears to be settling on monthly or yearly subscriptions as its pay model of choice. One example: Hulu’s recent decision to discontinue it’s …
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Google revisits pay-TV plan

Google revisits pay-TV plan | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Google is taking a fresh look at launching an online pay-TV service, reports The Wall Street Journal, which suggests that it has recently approached media companies about licensing their content for an Internet TV service that would stream traditional TV programming. Such an initiative would pitch Google against mooted plans from Intel, Sony and Apple.

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Mobile TV, video revenues set to soar

Mobile TV, video revenues set to soar | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Revenues from streaming and download services on mobile and tablet devices are likely to reach $9.5 billion (€7.4 billion) by 2017.

This, according to a report by Juniper Research, will be over double this year’s total of $4.5 billion and the result of the maturation of the market from streaming subscription services and pay-per-title content, which will see new business models develop for smartphone and tablet users.

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No advertising recovery in sight this year » Digital TV Europe

No advertising recovery in sight this year » Digital TV Europe | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

The expected recovery in advertising revenues across the eurozone will not materialise this year and there will be a sharper decline in ad spend than last year, according to new research.

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China wants Africa’s STB business

China wants Africa’s STB business | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Statements made in Nairobi by officials from Chinese pay-TV operator StarTimes Group suggest the broadcaster has the whole of sub-Saharan Africa in its sights as far as pay-TV and the receiver technology side of the business is concerned. A StarTimes-organised seminar heard on June 3 that the broadcaster had now signed up more than 2.5 million subscribers across Africa.

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Pay-TV still growing in Western Europe

Pay-TV still growing in Western Europe | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

The number of pay-TV subscribers in Western Europe increased by 1 million in 2012 to 94.1 million, and will climb by another million in 2013, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.

This comes despite pay-TV subscriptions falling in Italy (down by 482,000) and Spain (down by 350,000) in 2012. Italy and Spain will experience further falls in 2013, but both countries will start to recover in 2015.

However, the Digital TV Western Europe report estimates that pay-TV subscriptions in Germany increased by 689,000 in 2012 (prompted partly by analog DTH switch-off) and by 347,000 in France.

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Global STB market to break records this year

Global STB market to break records this year | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

The set-top box continues to thrive despite the pay-TV industry's increased focus on delivering video to other connected devices, with market shipments set to hit successive highs over the next three years.

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World-wide pay-TV continues to grow

World-wide pay-TV continues to grow | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Following a year of solid 8% growth, the worldwide pay-TV subscriber market has reached 804 million worldwide pay-TV subscriber households.

According to research by MRG, the global pay-TV subscriber base, which is made up of cable TV, satellite TV, and telco-based IPTV subscribers, is growing most rapidly in the Asia-Pacific region. Last year, over 38 million new households in Asia signed up for pay-TV service. Overall, on a worldwide basis two out of every three new pay-TV households in 2012 were in the Asia-Pacific region.

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