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TCL becomes North America’s top TV vendor for first time in Q1

TCL became the top TV vendor in North America by units shipped for the first time ever during Q1 2019, according to IHS Markit stats. TCL’s TV shipments increased by 112% year-on-year, putting it ahead of previous market leader Samsung.

SVOD subscriptions to climb by 119m globally in 2019

The number of SVOD subscriptions will climb by 119 million globally this year to reach 628 million, before hitting a total of 947 million in 2024, according to Digital TV Research.

Interview: Viacom18 CEO Sudhanshu Vats discusses digital growth

Viacom18's CEO and Managing Director, Sudhanshu Vats, discusses the company's digital strategy, international expansion plans for its over-the-top service Voot, and the growth potential for its home market of India in this exclusive interview.
Johan Bolin

Inside Video Tech: Edgeware

In this edition of Inside Video Tech, Edgeware’s Chief Product and Technology Officer, Johan Bolin, discusses how the Swedish-based TV CDN provider has evolved since it was founded in 2004 and predicts how on-demand viewing and connectivity will continue to reshape viewing habits in the coming years.

Making sense of the fast-changing premium digital video market: three pieces of research you...

Videoscape Europe, the strategy event for D2C, SVOD, AVOD and vPayTV, returns next month and hosts three analyst presentations that will shed light on what happens next in the premium digital video market. IHS takes a look under the hood of the Apple TV+, Disney+ and forthcoming WarnerMedia D2C services. Ampere Analysis considers what happens when consumers who are less price-sensitive start adopting streaming services, and Ovum outlines the future of ad-supported video online, especially as more viewing goes OTT.

Inside Video Tech: Vewd

Vewd CEO Aneesh Rajaram discusses the company’s evolution, opportunities in the video-tech space and how viewing habits are likely to look five years from now in the latest installment of our Inside Video Tech series.

Digital TV Research: Telcos to account for 56% of Europe’s Pay TV subs by...

Telcos are likely to account for 56% of Western Europe’s Pay TV subscribers by 2024, marking a "sea change" for the region's Pay TV sector, according to Digital TV Research. It expects IPTV to make gains but for Pay TV subscriber numbers to fall overall between 2018 and 2024.

BARB: UK SVOD use up 20% for Netflix, Amazon and Now TV

The number of UK homes using one least one of the UK’s three big subscription video-on-demand services – Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or Now TV – climbed 20% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to BARB's annual Viewing Report.

Inside Video Tech: Simplestream

In the latest edition of our new ‘Inside Video Tech’ interview series, Simplestream's Chief Commercial Officer, Dan Finch, discusses the company's strategy and how it has evolved since it launched in 2010. He also sets out his vision for how the video market will look in five years' time.

OpenAP multi-broadcaster audience-buying platform will soon include digital as well as broadcast linear

The US collaboration between FOX, NBCUniversal, Viacom, and Univision makes it easier for advertisers to conduct audience-based buying at scale, thanks to the use of common audience segments and a central planning solution. From the autumn, the platform will include digital video as well, and so help to break down the barriers between broadcast and streaming video.

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