Whitepaper | Curation in the era of “infinite” catalogues


“Content is King” couldn’t be more true in the VoD world. Your content catalogue is your ultimate weapon for attracting and retaining as many subscribers… Read more

European movies struggling to get on-demand despite SVOD boom

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Despite strong growth in on-demand revenues, European movies are struggling to achieve VOD distribution, according to a new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory. The… Read more

BBC Worldwide confirms BBC Store closure

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BBC Worldwide is shutting down its transactional VOD service, BBC Store, amid changing viewing habits and weak demand for the offering. The BBC’s commercial arm… Read more

Tubi TV raises US$20 million in funding


Ad-supported video-on-demand service, Tubi TV, has raised US$20 million in Series B funding. ‘Expansion stage’ venture firm Jump Capital led the round, with participation also… Read more

Ringier Axel Springer buys out TVN, takes full control of Onet


Ringier Axel Springer Media has become the sole owner of Polish web portal Onet after buying the remaining 25% of the business it doesn’t already… Read more

Report: Apple aims for 10 originals this year


Apple is reportedly aiming to release as many as 10 original series this year through its subscription Apple Music service. According to a Bloomberg report,… Read more

Channel 4 launches personalised TV ads

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UK broadcaster Channel 4 has launched a new interactive VOD format that lets advertisers address viewers by name. Using data provided by the 15 million… Read more

Eutelsat, Broadpeak partner for satellite-to-mobile video


Eutelsat has partnered with CDN provider Broadpeak to offer satellite delivery of live TV and VOD to mobile devices. Eutelsat is targeting content providers with… Read more

Films and series dominate pay on-demand services

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Film and series channels account for over three in five of all paid-for on-demand services in Europe, according to statistics from the European Audiovisual Observatory.… Read more

Ericsson: consumers see more value in VOD than linear, mobile viewing exploding

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Consumers are turning to on-demand services in unprecedented numbers, are spending longer searching for content on VOD sites than on linear TV and are viewing… Read more