Simplestream 6 - Pandemic sees digital consumption rise 30%

April 30, 2021

Pandemic sees digital consumption rise 30%

The consumer shift to digital media has accelerated in the past 12 months, with online channels now set to take a greater share of retail, and TikTok’s expansion into social commerce being an even greater challenge to established platforms such as Facebook.

Amazon: “Over 175m use Prime Video”

Amazon has reported its Q1 2021 results, as its Prime Video streaming service turns 10 years old.

US linear TV viewing time falls 14% in Q1

Samba TV has released its quarterly State of Viewership report, showing viewership losses in the linear landscape compared to Q4 2020.

15% Nordic adults listen to podcasts

In the Nordics, approximately 3 million people (equivalent to 15 per cent of the population 15–74-year-olds) listen to podcasts on an average day, according to Mediavision’s Q1 figures.

UK has strongest catch-up TV market in Europe

Consumer research by Ampere Analysis on the TV viewing habits of Internet households in Europe’s big five markets reveals the rapid rate of change in the media landscape in the region.

US OTT spend to exceed pay-TV in 2024

US viewers will spend more on streaming video than pay-TV for the first time in 2024, according to findings from advisory firm Strategy Analytics. According to its report, US Subscription TV Forecast, consumer spending on traditional pay-TV services fell by 8 per cent to $90.7 billion (€75.2bn) in 2020 and will decline further to $74.5 billion in 2023.