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Russian OTT Services subscription revenue outruns advertising

According to a report by Telecom Daily, Transactional and Subscription income for Russia’s streaming services superceded advertising revenues in the first half of this year. Total income from streaming services in the first half increased by 70% to hit RUB 5.3 billion. Revenues are expected to grow to RUB 11 billion this year. Apparently, the …

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Fox+, Chunghwa Telecom collaborate on OTT services

Chunghwa Telecom has partnered with video streaming platform Fox+ to offer OTT services in the local market. The partnership will initially be inclusive of an OTT mobile value-added service. An integrated platform merging its Mobile on demand (MOD) service with Fox+ OTT platform is to be launched by Chunghwa Telecom. Chunghwa Telecom will hold exclusive …

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Cord cutting on the rise

An entire generation of cord cutters has been generated, thanks to how easy and relatively cheap it is to access an online streaming service such as Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video. Some statistics from Statista reveal the following: 61% of adults 29 and younger use an online streaming service as their primary mode of watching …

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Western Europe to hit 65 million SVOD subs

SVOD revenues in Western Europe will rise to $6.5 billion by 2022, a rise from $2.8 billion in 2016 surpassing AVOD, according to Western Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report. The total revenue for OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 18 Western European countries will hit $14.65 billion in 2022 which is more …

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Video viewing for UK smartphone users on the rise

According to a research by Deloitte, the percentage of UK adults streaming video on smartphones has grown 5 times in the last five years. Some findings from the study include: 57% of smartphone owners in the age group of 18-75 watched at least one video on their smartphones on a weekly basis. Smartphone ownership is …

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Sony expands Crackle’s presence in Brazil, LATAM

Sony is extending Crackle’s footprint in Brazil and Latin America to integrate the platform with the NOW Video on Demand (VOD) service from Net and Claro HDTV. With this move it’s strengthening its foothold in LATAM’s largest market where Crackle was introduced a year ago. Crackle will reach a nationwide audience, given its significant growth …

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Hulu becomes first streaming service to win an Emmy in the Outstanding Drama Series category

Hulu created a record of sorts by becoming the first OTT streaming service to garner a Primetime Emmy award in the Best Series category for it’s series “The Handmaid’s Tale”. Additionally, its lead actress Elisabeth Moss won her first Emmy for her standout role as Offred in “the Handmaid’s tale”.

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YouTube top ranking in terms of Mobile video viewing on Android

According to new data from App Annie, Americans spent around 12 billion hours on the top 10 video streaming apps on Android in the period ending July 2017. This number has grown 45% year-over-year. Those surveyed spent 80% of those 12 billion hours on YouTube app alone. YouTube comes pre-installed on most Android phones. Premium …

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Hulu spending on content increases

Hulu is expected to spend about 2.5 billion US $ on content in 2017 as it announced its plans to launch 7 new original series in the next 6-9 months according to Variety. This move comes after other streaming services announced their investment plans in original programming.

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UK Teens lean towards YouTube

According to a MediaCom study, around 70% of teens 13 and over subscribe to YouTube. From an ad-targeting perspective, this is pretty interesting since 64% of teens surveyed spoke about the product that a YouTuber has endorsed and 54% bought the product. Another interesting finding from the study was that Instagram was found to be …

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