January 31, 2019
SpotX Parent Company RTL Group Acquires Yospace for $33M
Creating a well-rounded ad tech portfolio, RTL Group adds Yospace's server-side dynamic ad insertion technology to its assets.
Worldwide Pay TV Subscribers in Decline for First Time Ever
According to Informitv, the number of cable and satellite subscribers fell, but is this a sign of things to come or just a weak quarter?
Movie Tickets Sales Are Declining, But Don't Blame SVOD Services
Think SVODs are the reason people don't go to the movies as often anymore? Think again: High prices are the true culprit.
BARB Fingers SVOD for Rise in 'Unidentified Viewing'
BARB's best guess of growing SVOD viewing habits is that Netflix, Amazon, and Sky Now are the cause, accounting for 19% of total activity in 2018
Sky: Personalisation is a Powerful Proposition
In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, Sky portfolio & program manager Deepa Kutty shares the broadcaster's current and future plans for targeted programming and advertising
DAZN CTO: OTT Will Replace Broadcast TV
In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, DAZN Group CTO Florian Diederichsen talks about the future of OTT and the sport SVOD service's rapid growth: "Our vision is to do for sport what Spotify has done for music and Netflix has done for TV."
Netflix and YouTube rank first in video services in Brazil
In Brazil, Netflix and YouTube are consistently the first choice of video services, across all devices. Collectively, 28 percent of respondents claim they turn to Netflix first when looking for something to watch, followed by YouTube at 24 percent.
NHK WORLD-JAPAN, Japan’s Global 24-Hour, English-Language Television Channel, Joins ROKU, America’s Most Popular Streaming TV Platform
NHK WORLD-JAPAN Now Distributing Japanese Lifestyle and News Programming in English to U.S. Markets via Roku
Streamroot joins the Streaming Video Alliance to help shape the future of online video
As a principal member, Streamroot joins industry leaders in developing best practices, guidelines and technical specifications that address critical challenges in online video.