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Increase In VOD Uptake Boosts Data Usage In New Zealand 15 October 2015

  Kiwis are using more data than ever! New Zealanders have reportedly used 143 percent more data in June 2015 compared to June 2013, as per a Statistics New Zealand report. There was a charted used of 84,000 TB in June, … Continue reading

Ofcom Takes Charge Of The English VOD Scene, To Regulate Services 15 October 2015

  Leading VOD services in UK like Channel 4’s All4 & Sky’s Now TV are now set to be regulated by broadcast and communications regulatory authority Ofcom. The web-based OTT TV platforms are currently being regulated by a separate body authorized by … Continue reading

Groups Aiming To Make It Easier To Own A Cable TV Box Rather Than Renting 14 October 2015

  A study by two Senate Democrats, Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. According to … Continue reading

Roku Leads OTT Race In Q3, Apple TV and Others Far Behind 13 October 2015

  Consumers with a demand for streaming video and VOD services will have a new batch of over-the-top devices available to them this holiday season. Those choices will run the gamut with respect to pricing and capabilities, starting on the low … Continue reading

Pricier Netflix Plan Looks To Curb Password Sharing 13 October 2015

  VOD service Netflix just hiked the price for its standard plan in the U.S. in a move that could be, COULD BE, related to the excessive password sharing among subscribers. The standard plan is the most popular option when it comes to … Continue reading

4K Is A Big Hit With The Streamers, Broadcasters Helpless 13 October 2015

  When it comes to TV sales , 4K is flying like a hawk. Nick Simon from GFK, confirmed that the UK is now leading Europe in sales of 4K screens, with 509,000 UHD TVs sold in the 12 months ending … Continue reading

Over A Third Of SVOD Customers Share Streaming Passwords 12 October 2015

  A full 36% of subscribers to premium video on demand streaming services like HBO NOW share their log-in with others. It makes sense for the phenomenon to be so widespread: after all, why would two roommates or family members … Continue reading

Traditional PayTV Model Will Disappear, Predicts DramaFever Exec 12 October 2015

  “The existing model of paying $200 a month for 200 channels you don’t watch isn’t going to exist for too much longer,” predicted Yale Wang, head of marketing for DramaFever, a subscription based VOD service that serves up programming from … Continue reading

Pay-TV Operators Looking To Add 200 Million Subscribers In Next 5 Years 09 October 2015

Pay-TV subscriptions for 338 operators across 89 countries will increase by 200 million from a collective 704 million in 2014 to 904 million by 2020, according to a report from Digital TV Research. The Global Pay TV Operator Forecasts report … Continue reading

Surprise : VOD Voted As UK’s Most Valued Household Service 09 October 2015

  The readers of Moneywise have voted Video On Demand services and packages as the most valued household product in a survey taken by 14,000 people. Those who voted for VOD said VoD products were better value for money than energy, … Continue reading