Parks OTT Video Subscription Forecast: 400 Million by 2022

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A new Parks Associates OTT video subscription forecast calls for more 400 million OTT video service subscriptions worldwide by the end of 2022. Many of the estimated 265 million households will subscribe to multiple OTT services in order to have “complete” packages meeting their needs....Learn More

ACSI: Video Customer Satisfaction Higher for Streaming Services Than Linear TV

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Video streaming services scored a 75 out of 100 for video customer satisfaction in their inaugural appearance on the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) Telecommunications Report, far outdistancing subscription TV’s score of 62. Subscription TV’s score was down 3.1% from last year. “Video streaming services...Learn More

Report Advises Positioning Sling TV as a Mobile Offering

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Sling TV is missing an opportunity, according to analyst firm Strategy Analytics, which advises positioning Sling TV as a mobile offering. In a new report, Strategy Analytics cites key factors in the success of Sling TV in addition to consumer motivations to replace traditional pay...Learn More

Hulu and Spotify Expand Bundled Video and Music Offer to Anyone

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Hulu and Spotify came together last year to offer a bundled video and music deal, Spotify Premium for Students, targeting undergraduate college students. That bundled deal has now been opened to anyone, albeit at a higher price point. Spotify Premium, Now With Hulu bundles Hulu’s...Learn More

Streaming Video Demographics Research: Young Adults Drive the Sector

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People between the ages of 18 and 34 years of age are driving the live streaming Internet-delivered pay-TV sector, according to streaming video demographics research from the Leichtman Research Group. The firm found that 53% of U.S. adults that have such a service are in...Learn More

Sprint Hulu Deal: Three of the Big Four Now Bundle Video with Wireless

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A Sprint Hulu deal, announced today, will include the over-the-top video provider’s Limited Commercials service at no charge for customers who purchase Sprint’s Unlimited service. Sprint is the third of the four major wireless carriers to make bundled moves on the video front as video...Learn More

Parks Finds Subscription OTT Market Share Shifts

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There is a new member to the upper echelon of subscription OTT services in the U.S. market, according to new subscription OTT market share research from Parks Associates. The firm found that Netflix, Amazon Video (aka Amazon Prime) and Hulu remain the top three. But...Learn More

Parks: Number of OTT Video Services Grows to at Least 200

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OTT video services are growing significantly in sophistication and market penetration, according to Parks Associates, which found that the number of OTT video services in the U.S. is 200 or greater. The firm found that 53% of broadband households subscribe to pay-TV and at least...Learn More

Spotify Hulu Deal Aims to Lock Up Generation Z with Bundled Streaming Pact

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A new Spotify Hulu deal announced today will target college students with a bundled offer of music and video streaming. Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu will combine versions of Spotify and Hulu for a disruptive price of $4.99 per month. The deal includes...Learn More

Virtual MSOs Bigger Threat to Cable, Satellite, Telco Pay-TV than Netflix, Amazon

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The launch of “skinny” streaming TV and video service bundles by OTT providers, such as YouTube, poses the latest real and present danger to incumbent cable, satellite, and telco pay-TV vendors. A more recent market entrant in the U.S. and internationally, Virtual Multiple Systems Operators,...Learn More

Hulu vMVPD Service Enters Beta, Hulu with Live TV Joins Crowded Streaming PayTV Field

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A long discussed Hulu vMVPD service was unveiled today and it offers a streaming OTT payTV alternative to traditional payTV services offered by cable, telco, and DBS operators. Hulu with Live TV joins a crowded streaming OTT payTV field which includes DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue,...Learn More

Report Finds Big Jump in Subscribers to Pay-TV Plus SVOD

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Growing numbers of TV viewers are approaching content and service offerings as a “smorgasbord,” mixing and matching traditional broadcast, pay-TV, video-on-demand (VOD) and streaming VOD/over-the-top (OTT) services to create their own “perfect TV offer,” according to new market research from Ampere Analysis.  Subscribers to pay-TV...Learn More

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