The SVOD and PayTV Series reveals rare details about licensing rates at Netflix and Starz (now Lionsgate), including, subscribers, usage, availability, release windows, and more.
After decades of stifling innovation and blocking new content delivery models, cable companies are paying a hefty price that shows no sign of stopping.
In Q4 2016, 77% of respondents would only like to pay for the channels they watch, up 3% y-o-y. Pricing expectations are in contrast to what they are paying.
With increased competition from Netflix and Amazon, Canal+ lost a half of million subscribers in France during 2016.
“Disney, which is very good in China, had their movie service shutdown. Apple had their movie service closed down. It doesn’t look good.” – Netflix CEO
Paramount Pictures made several commitments to the European Commission in their antitrust case against US studios and EU broadcasters.
The European Commission has been investigating the six major US studios and the largest EU broadcasters for antitrust infringements.
Rate Cards for Pay-TV and SVOD licensing agreements between Starz and Sony Pictures Television for past, present and future content.
Did Dish Network cannibalize its traditional business with a cheaper version? They launched Sling TV and lost 178,000 subscribers in the same quarter.
The 2015 TV Value Report contains financial details for television licensing agreements across 34 markets and most formats.