Simplestream 6 - 50 VOD Professionals 2021

June 11, 2021

50 VOD Professionals 2021

A bit of a different leading article this week as Ashley Horne, Head of Architecture & Lewis Arthur, Chief Product Officer for Simplestream have both made it into the top 50's list for VOD Professionals.

Netflix launching merchandise store

Netflix has announced that it is opening an online store to sell apparel and collectable products relating to a number of its popular titles, such as Stranger Things and The Witcher.

61% Brits watching more sport on phone

Research from Sky Mobile reveals more than a third of Brits (37 per cent) watch their favourite sports via their smartphone at work, with over a quarter (27 per cent) viewing on the toilet or in a restaurant (26 per cent).

Millions have missed a goal due to broadcast lag

Nearly 15 million people have had goals spoiled because the broadcast they were watching was lagging behind the live action, according to research by Uswitch, the comparison and switching service.

Pandemic-driven online adoption habits to remain

The move to handling essential elements of everyday life online, prompted by the Global Covid-19 pandemic, will remain a fundamental reality for people around the world long after the pandemic has passed, a comprehensive new consumer report by Ericsson predicts.

135,000 hours of VoD content in Nordics

The VoD ecosystem brings huge benefits for the consumers, with an ever-increasing supply of content. With Nordic streaming consumers having access to more than 15 years’ worth of content, it is safe to say that supply has never been greater.