Media Analysis 17-08-2022
The continued surge in the uptake of streaming services in the UK shows no sign of ending but, according to research from UK broadcast regulator Ofcom, it is also showing signs of a stark divide in the viewing habits of younger and older people.
In a bid to help the smart TV operating system and content platform grow its offering with leading free ad-supported streaming TV channels, cloud-based broadcast and connected TV tech provider Amagi has inked a connected TV content distribution agreement with VIDAA.
As it plans to broaden reach by including a VOD business model to captivate users' attentions further, Korean entertainment company CJ ENM has announced the launch of the Picks on Peacock streaming service.
Yet more good ratings news for the BBC’s live and on-demand hub the iPlayer as the finales of long-running series, live musical events and new dramas helped bring record numbers of viewers to BBC iPlayer in the second quarter of the year.
Media Analysis 16-08-2022
Another quarter, another haemorrhage in traditional US pay-TV subscribers reveals a study from Leichtman Research Group (LRG), found that the largest providers in the country, about 92% of the market – lost about 1.925 million net video subscribers in Q2 2022, almost 700,000 more than the same time a year ago.