Netflix is serving as the “gateway drug” for subscription video on-demand (SVOD) users in Australia, as it’s often the first service consumer’s trial before adding others.
A report from Roy Morgan Research points out that other services in the market, like Stan, benefit from continued Netflix growth.
More than three-quarters (77%) of Australian adults use mobile phones to access the Internet, more than on laptops (75%) desktop computers (61%) and tablets (54%), according to a report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
That growth is being driven, in large part, by the increasing consumption of online video, a trend that is having a major impact on the communications industry.
Christmas arrived a little early for Netflix subscribers around the world. The streaming giant, in a blog post today, said it has begun to offer a download option for subscribers worldwide that allows them to view content offline.
The feature is included in all plans and is available for phones and tablets on Android and iOS. And, it's free.
Spanish subscribers to Amazon Prime are getting a sneak peak of Amazon’s Prime Instant Video SVOD service.
After much ado about a big investment in developing its own streaming TV platform that didn’t go as expected in time for its launch, HBO turned to BAMTech for its April 2015 rollout.
Hooq, the subscription video on-demand service backed by SingTel, Sony and Warner Bros., has deployed in Singapore, looking to gain a bigger foothold in its battle with Netflix.
This is the first in a three-part series looking at critical trends emerging from IBC.
Consumers in APAC watch more than 1.6 hours of online video content daily, nearly matching the 2.0 hours of traditional TV they consume daily, a new report says.
CBS now has live streams of affiliate content available is nearly all markets nationwide on its CBS All Access streaming platform, but it’s the VOD content that has been more critical to the service’s use and growth.
Hulu is dipping its toe into the growing tide of binge watchers, announcing that it will allow users to binge view Shut Eye, it’s original series that rolls out Dec. 7.
The SVOD service, jointly owned by Fox, Comcast, Disney and Time Warner, isn’t ready to fully jump into the water, holding the line at the 10-episode series that based on the rather bizarre topic of Los Angeles psychics and their connection to organized crime syndicates.