German market researcher GfK found that 90% of OTT users in the UK have access to smartphones, but only 4% of those use it to stream OTT content.
Amazon’s Prime service is now available in over 200 nations. Earlier in 2016 Netflix became available in every country sans China, Crimea, N. Korea & Syria.
Orange CEO Stephane Richard, said the company would consider bidding for Canal Plus if it came up for sale, but denied merger talks with Vivendi.
Is the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy destroying Europe’s independent film business in favor US-based technology firms?
Lionsgate entered into a long-term content licensing agreement with iQiyi in November 2016 for upcoming features and select library films.
iQiyi, a Chinese online video site owned by Baidu, announced in December that the company is coproducing a three-part local-language series with Sony.
Minutes before a planned vote to allow third parties to develop apps or devices for cable set-top boxes, the FCC removed the vote indefinitely.
When AT&T acquired DirecTV for $48.5 billion, they had big plans for mobile streaming. The FCC thinks DirecTV Now service “may obstruct competition and…”
Amazon takes aim at Netflix, the market leader in streaming video. Amazon is following Netflix’s lead by expanding their Prime service globally in 2017.
The unofficial expansion of the Chinese film quota system is taking place right now. So far in 2016 over 40 revenue-sharing films have screened.