“The rise in popularity of SVOD services led the Barclays Media team to consider how it could improve the types of funding provided to better support its TV clients.”
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.
With increased competition from Netflix and Amazon, Canal+ lost a half of million subscribers in France during 2016.
Love them or hate them, Netflix and Amazon are shaking loose cobwebs from the film market. The momentum from Sundance has sellers optimistic.
Only days apart, the UK’s largest satellite broadcaster, Sky, and the US’s biggest cable company, Comcast, announced plans to expand their services online.
Netflix added 19 million subscribers in 2016, a new record for the digital distributor. Although, the company has quadrupled its long-term debt since 2014.
After major global expansions by Netflix, Amazon, and China-based SVOD providers, subscriptions increased by 70 million in 2016, totaling $5.3B in growth.
Movies are no longer a priority at Netflix. Adding more movies to its library doesn’t increase the amount subscribers watch.
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.