Simplestream 6 - US pay-TV subs want SVoD add-ons

February 5, 2021

US pay-TV subs want SVoD add-ons

Findings from research firm Parks Associates indicates that 60 per cent of pay-TV subscribers (accounting for nearly half of US broadband households) are interested in streaming movies and TV shows from an online video service as part of their pay-TV subscription.

64% of Spaniards subscribe to pay-TV

Some 64 per cent of Spaniards are subscribed to a pay-TV or OTT service, according to a report from Asociación para la Investigación de los Medios de Comunicación (AIMC).

Crunchyroll passes 4m subs; Elba collab

Crunchyroll, the anime streaming brand, surpassed the four million subscriber milestone in January and now has 100 million registered users.

Strong growth for Oz BVoD

Data from research firm Roy Morgan shows 8.6 million Australians now watch Broadcast Video on Demand’(BVoD) services which include ABC iView, SBS On Demand, 7plus, 9Now and 10 Play.

UK provided half of European VoD content in 2020

The latest update of the European Audiovisual Observatory’s LUMIERE VOD, the European directory of films and TV content, shows there are currently 44 000 European film titles and over 12,650 TV seasons on European VoD platforms (TV content is analysed at season level; one TV title corresponds

BirdBox.Film launches shorts film channel

Goldfinch’s streaming platform Birdbox.Film launches its shorts channel with a selection of Oscar and BAFTA award-winning titles and the premiere of Sadie Frost’s Running Man, starring Raff Law.