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Subscription video-on-demand uptake is accelerating sharply and in terms of hours viewing per day it will draw level with broadcast TV globally in 2023 says a report from Rethink Technology Research.

Subscription video-on-demand leader Netflix is celebrating its first success at the prestigious BAFTAs in the UK after Alfonso Cuarón won awards for best film, director, cinematography and film not in the English Language for its film Roma.

Hot on the heels of being acquired by Viacom, Pluto TV has launched five new pop-up channels for UK viewers in order to tap into the trend for bingeing on on-demand content.
PlutoTV new channels 7Feb2019
2019’s status as the year of direct-to-consumer continues as Viacom International Media Networks has announced MTV’s first ever DTC SVOD mobile streaming app, MTV Play.

Chinese online entertainment company iQIYI is partnering Thai telecommunications company AIS and China Unicom Global to deliver its Qisubu streaming service to select hotels in Thailand.

Pre-school learning and entertainment platform Hopster has secured a partnership with South East Europe telecoms and media provider the United Group (UG) to make its service available to families in the Balkans.
hopster serbia 3Feb2019
Aiming to develop, create, commission and deliver film and television, podcasts, books, music and events, ethical cosmetics company and global activist Lush has announced today the launch of a new entertainment creation hub.

Leading VOD provider SPI International has enhanced its existing partnership with Skylink, the largest direct-to-home platform in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.