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The number of hours per week US consumers spend watching online video has almost doubled from 3.6 hours per week in 2017 to nearly seven hours per week in 2020 as traditional pay-TV service adoption rates have fallen from 75% to 62% in the period from Q1 2017 and Q1 2020.

As part of its growing campaign to make inroads into the UK’s online TV arena, Netgem has announced a collaboration with  ISP Origin Broadband to offer multiscreen video service Origin TV.

In an agreement bringing nine streaming networks including Bambu, The Bob Ross Channel, Comedy Dynamics, CONtv, CONtv Anime and more to the SelectTV over-the-top platform, Cinedigm has announced a partnership with North American OTT company FreeCast.
FReeCast SmartGuide 23April2020
Global premium global sports and entertainment platform FITE, which specialises in live combat and special events, has launched on the Netgem online TV service.
Netgem FITE 22June2020
MEGOGO, claimed to be the largest OTT/VOD service in Eastern Europe and CIS, has launched its first interactive 4K channel, [M] 4K, which is designed to offer a collection of the most popular multi-genre movies in Ultra HD (UHD) quality.

In a major strategic expansion of its business, global digital media company Dugout has launched live behind-the-scenes and eSports content streams to increase its foothold in global football market.
DugoutLive 19June2020
Further opening up the tap on its deal flow, football-focussed global digital media company Dugout has inked a deal to supply premium football video content to Poland’s leading digital publisher WP SportoweFakty.

On the eve of launching what could be a key drama, PCCW Media Group’s pan-regional OTT video service Viu has revealed that it ranks first by number of users amongst major video streaming platforms in Southeast Asia.
Rebecca Lim The Bridge Season 15June2020