Muvi Blogs

Blogs and News from Muvi

Amazon - Latest updates on Amazon

blog_opt_6

Google Chromecast the top Over the Top device in EMEA

According to a new study by video infrastructure technology company Bitmovin, Google Chromecast is the leading Over the Top device in EMEA. It has 37% adoption among developers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Amazon is in third place with 15% of the market, with Roku coming a close second with 8% share. Chromecast …

blog_opt_6

Hulu ranking higher than Netflix and Amazon in terms of usage

64% of TV viewers watch Hulu more now than a year ago, according to a report by Hub Entertainment Research. According to the report, 56% of respondents watch more Netflix than 12 months ago. There was a rise in Amazon viewing too. There were greater number of respondents who used Hulu as compared to Netflix …

blog_opt_6

New 4K, HDR Fire TV devices to be introduced by Amazon

Two new models of Fire TV streaming device will support 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR) video at the rate of 60 frames per-second. The device will feature an HDMI cable similar to Google’s Chromecast. Amazon currently offers Fire TV Stick with resolutions of up to 1080p and Amazon Fire TV box that supports 4K …

blog_opt_6

East European SVOD rise attributed to Netflix, Amazon

According to a study from Digital TV Research, there will be 16.5 million subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) subscribers throughout Eastern Europe by 2022. This is 4 times more than what was reported in end of 2016. SVOD is expected to become the largest source of revenue from Over the Top (OTT) video by end of 2017. …

blog_opt_6

SVOD growth driven by shifting demographics, premium tiers

Subscription Video on Demand continues to maintain its momentum with Netflix and Amazon leading in the first half of 2017 according to Futuresource Consulting’s latest bi-annual Living With Digital study. Just under half of UK households and a quarter in France have atleast one SVOD subscription. Compare this with 2/3rds of households in the US. …

blog_opt_6

African-American Video on Demand Service launched by Amazon

Amazon has started Brown Sugar which is a Subscription Video on Demand service that includes the biggest collection of African-American movies belonging to all time. The films are all ad-free and unedited. Bounce TV network original series is also included in the VoD service. Amazon Prime members can avail of Brown Sugar subscription for at …

blog_opt_6

Amazon offering unlimited music at half the price of other plans

Amazon has slashed the price of its unlimited music streaming service by 50%. However, this is only for students. It will now cost just £4.99 a month. Additionally all early birds can also avail of 6 months of endless music for just £6 in total as a special introductory price. Launch an audio/music streaming service …

blog_opt_6

OTT market may be moving towards consolidation

Consolidation seems inevitable as the reach of direct-to-consumer (D2C) and video services increases. Netflix and Amazon have demonstrated a high subscriber base across various territories which enables huge content investments which no single-market broadcaster may have thought of. Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services have increased so much and are charging approximately what Netflix does, …

blog_opt_6

Movie rental service to be launched early next year

Comcast and Amazon are joining hands with Apple to develop a delivery system for offering premium VOD titles that are available for home viewing in as less as 30-45 days after debuting in theatres. This is less aggressive than some studios that might want to offer a system for delivery of VOD titles. The suggested …

blog_opt_6

Eurosport VOD service included in Amazon channels list

In Germany and Austria, Eurosport Player is joining the Amazon Channels list. This move will bring live sports including Bundesliga football to the platform. Discovery Communications built on an existing partnership which has seen both Eurosport Player and Discovery being launched on Amazon Channels in UK. Amazon channels also have the rights to Grand Slam …

↑ Back To Top ↑