• U.S. Adults Added Hour Of Digital Media Consumption In 2020, Video Up 27 Minutes
    Average video time now exceeds two minutes, and total digital media time was up 15%, to 7 hours, 15 minutes.
  • Competition, Price Hike, 'Cuties' Blowback Impact Netflix's U.S. New-Subs Share
    The largest and most established streamers' share of new U.S. SVOD subscriptions was down to 7.4% in Q4, while Amazon Prime Video and newbie HBO Max had 18.2% and 19.2% shares, respectively.
  • Disney+ Tops Netflix As #1 U.S.-Downloaded Entertainment App, HBO Max Achieves #8
    By the end of 2020, just 13 months into its launch, Disney+ had logged 45.2 million downloads in the U.S., edging out Netflix's 44.7 million for 2020, according to Apptopia.
  • FuboTV: Winner Or Loser? Strong Q4 Projections May Not Get Analysts On The Same Page
    Starkly divergent analyst outlooks for FuboTV have driven the stock up to $62, down to $24 and after today's Q4 preview, back up to nearly $30.
  • 40% of Broadband Households Have Trialed OTT During COVID, Most Have Subscribed
    The overall OTT churn rate has declined a bit, but hovers at about 40%.
  • Another HBO Max Boost: WarnerMedia Acquires You.i TV Platform
    The software acquisition -- which will enable HBO Max's rapid deployment to markets around the world, sans technical hang-ups -- is the latest in a series of wins for the much-underestimated premium streaming service.
  • Disney's U.S. OTT Revenue Share To Nearly Match Netflix's By 2022: Emarketer
    Disney+ U.S. revenues are projected to hit $4.2 billion by 2022. Overall U.S. OTT revenues are estimated to grow 30% and 19% in 2021, 2022, forecasts eMarketer.
  • Why Pay-TV Operators Are Scrambling: Sub And Revenue Growth Curves Both Favor OTT
    The pandemic-driven streaming surge has accelerated over-the-top video subscriptions, driving them to exceed pay-TV subscriptions on a global basis in 2020.
  • Campaign Positions ESPN App For Surges in Mobile Use, Advertising
    With mobile app usage rising rapidly since the pandemic and ad spend following, a new campaign aims to position ESPN's app -- the world's No. 1 sports app -- to maximize its momentum in 2021 and beyond.
  • Hulu Plus Live TV Implements Third Price Bump In Three Years
    The base package's monthly price is being bumped up by $10 to $64.99, as of Dec. 18 -- the same as rival YouTube TV, which hiked its own price by $15 over the summer.
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