British broadcasters are reportedly planning to join forces to develop a single free online video offer to aggregate live broadcasts and catch-up programming. The discussions are being hosted by Freeview, the free-to-air television platform. The aim is to ensure that broadcasters can compete effectively with services from Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Disney and others.

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Public Service Medien vom 27.01.2021

Ten public service broadcasters join EBU initiative to give audiences access to trusted news from across Europe

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has unveiled a pioneering online initiative that will enable public service media to transcend language barriers and offer their audiences trusted news content produced by counterparts from across Europe.

Kommerzielle Sender & Pay-TV vom 28.01.2021

Sky kriegt im 4. Quartal die Kurve und gewinnt Abonnenten

Während Netflix in der Pandemie massiv Abonnenten gewann, verzeichnete die europäische Sky-Gruppe zunächst deutliche Verluste – auch wegen der Abhängigkeit vom Sport. Im 4. Quartal ging’s aber nun wieder deutlich aufwärts.

Video On Demand vom 02.02.2021

Gemeinsam gegen Netflix

Streamingdienste aus Amerika dominieren weltweit den Markt. Eine deutschsprachige Plattform könnte dem etwas entgegensetzen. Warum gibt es sie nicht? vom 31.01.2021

British broadcasters consider consolidation

British broadcasters are reportedly planning to join forces to develop a single free online video offer to aggregate live broadcasts and catch-up programming. The discussions are being hosted by Freeview, the free-to-air television platform. The aim is to ensure that broadcasters can compete effectively with services from Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Disney and others. vom 29.01.2021

Joyn Plus+ nimmt zwei neue Pay-TV-Sportsender ins Programm

Mehr Live-Sport: Die Pay-TV-Sender Sport1+ und eSports1 sind ab sofort im Sport-Bereich von Joyn Plus+ zu finden. Die Pay-TV-Sender der Sport1 GmbH werden im Rahmen einer neuen Partnerschaft mit der Joyn GmbH nun als erste externe Pay-TV-Sender angeboten. Daneben gibt es bei Joyn Plus+ noch die eigenen Pay-TV-Sender der Joyn Shareholder ProSiebenSat.1 und Discovery.

Link: vom 29.01.2021 – Erstmals auch externe Pay-TV-Sender bei Joyn Plus+ verfügbar vom 28.01.2021

Why Video on Demand Data Won’t Be Public Any Time Soon

While Comscore, Nielsen and Screen Engine/ASI are now tracking SVOD performance (mostly for clients), studios don’t yet have an incentive to share numbers like they do for box office returns. vom 29.01.2021

33 million flock to Peacock

NBCUniversal’s big streaming play Peacock hit 33 million subscribers by the end of 2020, parent company Comcast has said. Peacock’s performance puts it on a similar level to WarnerMedia’s HBO Max, which had just under 38 million at the end of the year. The streamer saw steady growth from Q3, adding 11 million users. The figures around Peacock however are provided with the caveat that the company does not externally distinguish free from paid users. vom 27.01,2021

HBO Max Reaches 37.7M, Including 17.2M „Activated,“ Subscribers

The final few weeks of 2020 proved invaluable for WarnerMedia’s HBO Max. The streaming service, buoyed by an eight-months-in-the-making distribution deal with Roku and the Christmas Day release of Wonder Woman 1984, ended the year with 17.17 million activated users, twice as many as at the start of the fourth quarter, AT&T disclosed Wednesday. vom 27.01.2021

Pluto TV ab sofort auf allen LG Smart TVs

Pluto TV ist ab sofort im Content Store auf allen LG Smart TVs zu finden. Der Streamingdienst bereichert die App-Plattform um eine Auswahl von über 90 themenorientierten und Branded Channels. Zu letzteren gehört zum Beispiel ein eigener SpongeBob-Schwammkopf-Kanal. vom 26.01.2021

Amazon’s Free IMDb TV Streaming Service Launches on Roku Devices

In a classic case of co-opetition, Roku inked a deal with Amazon to bring the IMDb TV free, ad-supported streaming service to the Roku platform in the U.S. vom 25.01.2021

Report: Salto edges up to 200k subs after three months

Salto, the French subscription video-on-demand service launched last year as a JV between the country’s main terrestrial broadcasters to combat the growing power of Netflix, has so far attracted 200,000 subscribers according to financial daily Les Echos. vom 12.01.2021

Tops of 2020: Nielsen Streaming Unwrapped

2020 has been branded with an assortment of labels and titles, but from a media perspective, it was a truly transitional year for streaming video. With dramatic impacts to traditional staples like live sports, and an anxiety-inducing hyper news cycle alternating between COVID updates and political divisiveness, streaming video provided a much needed escape. While the massive spikes in media usage that sparked streaming enablement into near ubiquity weren’t unexpected given countrywide lockdowns, the aftermath reflects a permanently altered media landscape, with video streaming accounting for a larger share of overall media consumption than in previous years.

Netflix vom 01.02.2021

Netflix testet den Schlaf-Timer weltweit

Beim Bingewatching von Serien auf Netflix einschlafen? Mit dem Sleep-Timer lässt sich ganz einfach herausfinden, an welcher Stelle man stehengeblieben ist. Netflix testet die Funtion zurzeit weltweit.

Disney+ vom 28.01.2021

Upgrade für Disney+: Diese Serien und Filme bringt Star

Ab 23. Februar vervollständigt die Marke Star das Angebot von Disney+ um 56 Serien und mehr als 200 Kinofilme. Bislang fehlten dem Streamingdienst prominente Produktionen abseits der Kern-Marken Disney, Marvel und Star Wars.

YouTube & Google vom 21.01.2021

Google seals content payment deal with French news publishers

Google and a French publishers’ lobby said on Thursday they had agreed to a copyright framework for the U.S. tech giant to pay news publishers for content online, in a first for Europe.

Facebook vom 26.01.2021

Facebook News launches in the UK, the first international market for its curated news portal

As the United Kingdom prepares to sharpen its focus on how it regulates big tech companies, Facebook is taking a big step up in the role it plays in presenting media to the U.K. public, and into how it works with the country’s media industry.

Medienforschung & Marktentwicklung vom 01.02.2021

Update Corona-Studie: Mit dem zweiten Lockdown ein Werte-Wandel in Deutschland

Noch mehr Bewusstsein für Familie, Gesundheit und Nachhaltigkeit, Lockdown, Lockerungen, Teil-Lockdown, kompletter Lockdown – das macht was mit den Menschen. Veränderungen in den Einstellungen und Werten sind nach zehn Monaten Pandemie in Deutschland spürbar. Die aktuellen Ergebnisse der Ad Alliance-Studie „Die Corona-Pandemie und ihr Einfluss auf den Alltag“ spiegelt den Zeitgeist, bewusster und gesünder zu leben, deutlich wider.


Subscriber vom 30.01.2021

United States subscriber losses mount

The top three service providers in the United States lost over 900,000 traditional television subscribers between them in the last quarter of 2020. They lost a total of 4.54 million or 8% of their combined subscriber base over the course of 2020. vom 28.01.2021

Video Daily: Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim auf 1 bei Youtube, „Der Bergdoktor“ auf 1 im TV

Wissenschaftsjournalistin Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim hat nach einer Pause wieder ein Video auf ihren Youtube-Kanal „maiLab“ geladen – und holte damit direkt mehr als 750.000 Views. Im Fernsehen gewann unterdessen „Der Bergdoktor“ gegen „Die Bestatterin“.

Growth in Viewing Time vom 27.01.2021

Q4 caps off momentous year for streaming

The Q4 2020 version of the quarterly State of Streaming report by Conviva has revealed a marketplace where the way consumers view content fundamentally changed in 2020 with new streaming services, the rapid adoption of smart TVs and connected TV devices and changing social behaviour.

Download: Conviva State of Streaming Q4/2020

Daily Watching Time vom 27.01.2021

Jeder zweite Mensch nutzt Social Media

Die Zahl der Menschen, die weltweit Mobile, Internet und Socia Media verwenden, wächst kontinuierlich. Allerdings stagniert die Social-Media-Nutzung, so der Digital Report von Hootsuite und We are social.

Download: Digital 2021 Global Overview Report vom 27.01.2021

Home Entertainment Spending in 2020 Up 21% to Record $30 Billion, DEG Says

Consumer spending on home entertainment in 2020 shot up more than 21% from the prior year to a record $30 billion, spurred by movie theater closures and stay-at-home orders brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, according to estimates released Jan. 27 by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group.

Digital Video vom 26.01.2021

US adults added 1 hour of digital time in 2020

Amid the pandemic, US adults spent 1 hour more per day on digital activities (across all devices) than they did in 2019, according to eMarketer’s latest time spent forecast from Insider Intelligence. Total digital time is now on track to surpass 8 hours by the end of 2022.

Werbung vom 27.01.2021

UK increasingly attracted to AVoD

A report from digital ad verification specialist Integral Ad Science (IAS), suggests that consumer preference is shifting to ad-supported streaming content.

Industry News vom 01.02.2021

Bertelsmann mulls M6 sale

Bertelsmann is considering the sale of its French commercial TV network M6. The German media group has reportedly approached Vivendi, owner of Canal+, and the cable network Altice Europe.

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