SVOD

Sky launches its own telly

The UK bit of Sky has launched Sky Glass, a TV with all the things you need to access Sky services built into it.

DAZN deal for BT Sport looms larger

Rumours that video streaming provider DAZN will acquire BT Sport are gathering pace, with the latest reports claiming an agreement could come in a matter of weeks.

Amazon buys MGM for $8.45 billion

As rumoured a week ago, etail and cloud giant Amazon is buying movie studio MGM to augment its Amazon Prime SVoD offering.

Quixotic Quibi quits

Mobile streaming video startup Quibi, which was backed by Hollywood, has been forced to shut down after its core narrative failed to persuade.

Australians embrace SVoD as Foxtel flounders

Subscriptions to home entertainment services in Australia grew by 5.6 million in the year to the end of June as consumers sought out ways to deal with the Covid-19 lockdown.

YouTube is the UK’s most popular video streaming app

New data from App Annie reveals that YouTube still tops the SVoD platforms when it comes to time spent streaming in the UK via apps. Precise metrics aren’t offered, but we wouldn’t be surprised to learn that YouTube was miles ahead of the rest. Not only is it free, but many people, especially children and […]

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