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In a study of 28,000 Internet users across 14 markets, Ampere Analysis has found a strong willingness to pay for sports content, and of those 42% that enjoy watching sport, the vast majority would be willing to pay regularly to watch at least one of their favourite events.

Nearly three-quarters (72%) of consumers who watch sports via streaming have come to expect bad service during live games.

Dubbed TV shows from Turkey, Korea and India with romantic or action-based plots have a strong audience base among UAE youth, a study has found.

Pay-TV subscribers in the US are declining at an accelerated rate, but not every segment is being impacted on the same level, while skinny TV distributors are picking up subscribers — but the jury is out on whether it’s enough to sustain programmers as traditional distribution footprints wane.
Streaming devices are officially mainstream: the majority (58.7%) of TV homes in the US now own at least one Internet-enabled device capable of streaming to a TV set — and most of those own more than one, according to Nielsen’s Q2 2017 Total Audience Report.

A Leichtman Research Group study has found that the largest pay-TV providers in the US, representing about 95% of the market, lost about 405,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2017 — a big jump compared with a loss of about 250,000 subscribers in 3Q 2016.