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Video remains highly social medium

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 17-01-2019
Even though the prevailing direction of TV show, film and general video consumption is increasingly mobile, research from MRI shows that video remains a highly social medium with even almost two-thirds of young adults saying they are ‘co-viewing’ more often now.
MRI soicalvideo 17Jan2019

US households increasingly share passwords for online video accounts

Security Joseph O'Halloran 17-01-2019
Justifying the efforts of video technology firms to rectify the problem, research from Parks Associates has found that 16% of US broadband households admit to sharing their passwords for their video service accounts with other people.

Celestial Tiger celebrates ratings, subscription high for 2018

Ratings/Measurement Rebecca Hawkes 17-01-2019
Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) is hailing 2018 as a success after it added 7.6 million subscribers and recorded ratings success for its bouquet of pan-Asian channels.
chasing the dragon CTE 17Jan2019

Sucherman continues global expansion with Pollock buyout

Major Businesses Editor 17-01-2019
As it maintains its strategy to further its global reach, media and entertainment consulting and executive search firm in Sucherman Group is acquiring London-based search firm Simon Pollock & Co.

Grabyo social video partnership gains DAZN 200MN video views

Ratings/Measurement Joseph O'Halloran 17-01-2019
Online sports streaming service DAZN has revealed that it has deployed Grabyo Studio to enjoy an ‘impressive’ 2018 using the social media platform to bolster its brand awareness and drive subscriptions.
DAZN 2 18Jul2018

Sinclair makes STIRR with new free live and on-demand streaming

OTT Editor 17-01-2019
Offering a curated mix of local and national channels across major streaming platforms, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s STIRR free, ad-supported streaming service has gone live.

Netflix subscribers show growing sensitivity to price increases

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 17-01-2019
The move may have delighted its board, shareholders and Wall Street but Netflix's fee increase is set to test severely the loyalty of not only its subscriber base but also short-term price ceilings for the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) market in general says analyst TDG.
Netflix 16 jan 2018

Wurl uncoils AdSpring to boost connected TV ad revenue

Ad Tech Joseph O'Halloran 17-01-2019
Aiming to deliver new and immediate routes for video producers, online video distribution and ad monetisation network provider Wurl has launched a new solution to allow producers and services to maximise advertising revenue.