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In the wake of third quarter results that have impressed Wall Street even if growth in US net sub adds has stalled, and just as it faces real competition from direct-to-consumer rivals, Netflix has identified traditional TV as its real rival.
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Stealing a march on prospective rivals in the advertising-funded video-on-demand sector, Rakuten TV has announced the launch of its first AVOD channels within its platform in Europe.
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After a period of aggressive growth in the US, leading ad-supported video-on-demand service Tubi is to embark on international expansion beginning with the launch of a UK service in 2020 and is also on the verge of introducing content specifically focussed for kids.
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In a clear indication of the future of India’s TV and entertainment markets, the country’s leading satellite operator Dish TV India has announced a collaboration with Amazon Prime Video to pre-load the SVOD service’s app on its soon-to-be-launched hybrid set-top box.

Film and television software-as-a-service (SaaS) VOD optimisation firm Looper Insights has entered into an annual deal with A+E Networks to provide TVOD/EST management and optimisation services.
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Aiming to compete in a hugely competitive market, and as part of its drive to deliver 100 such productions by Q2 2020, Southeast Asian video-on-demand service HOOQ has unveiled a range of original content including 12 TV series and seven films.
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It is a market that is calculated to have the sixth highest subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) household penetration globally, and characterised by transition and opportunity, Australia is now firmly in the sights of growth for Amazon says Ampere Analysis.

In the first of what it hopes will be a number of such deals, soon to be launched BBC- and ITV-led UK subscription video-on-demand service BritBox is to be available on Samsung TVs, Freeview Play and YouView.