Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2015’

Survey Concludes Consumers Prefer Alternative Viewing Platforms to Cable & Satellite TV

By Kristin Brzoznowski for World Screen The use of alternative viewing platforms by U.S. consumers is poised to eclipse cable and satellite TV, with nearly half of consumers already using streaming video services such as Netflix, Apple TV, Amazon Prime

Vivendi Acquires Majority Stake in Dailymotion

By Andrew Dickens for C21Media French media giant Vivendi has confirmed its acquisition of a majority stake in online video service Dailymotion from telecoms company Orange for €217m (US$242m). The deal for 80% of the service, previously mooted in April, marks Vivendi’s

Netflix to Reach 69.9 Million Subscribers by December 31

By Stuart Thomson for TBI Vision According to Digital TV Research’s Global OTT TV & Video Forecasts, Netflix will have 69.9 million subscribers globally by December 31, up 28% year-on-year. International subscribers are expected to account for 9.58 million of