Parks Associates announces new European pay-TV research
Parks Associates today announced new results from the research project Connected Consumer in Europe that reveal 33% of U.K. broadband households subscribed to an OTT video service as of 3Q 2015. The same study shows that only 15% of U.K. households with pay TV subscribe to premium movie channels.
Netflix use draws nearer to iTV Player and iPlayer use in the U.K. as its European adoption shows modest growth
New research from Parks Associates indicates that 18% of U.K. broadband households have used paid-service Netflix in the past 30 days, compared to 20% who used the free iTV Player and 33% who used the free iPlayer to stream video programming. Overall 58% of U.K. broadband households used a video streaming service or player within the past 30 days.
More than one-third of consumers who switched service providers in the past 12 months did so in order to obtain a faster service at a comparable price
Parks Associates announced new research today showing 9% of U.S. broadband households switched broadband providers in the past 12 months, with 35% of them doing so to get a faster broadband speed. Only 18% of switchers changed because a different provider offered a lower price at a comparable speed.
Leading research firm presents whitepapers focused on online advertising, OTT services, and cloud DVR
Parks Associates recently published three new whitepapers analyzing new trends in video consumption, including monetization through advertising, the benefits of cloud DVRs, and strategies to create differentiated OTT services. The firm reports nearly 60% of U.S. broadband households pay for an OTT video subscription. These whitepapers highlight changes in the video business and present ...read more
Parks Associates Research Director speaks on panel at OTT TV Summit in London
Parks Associates research shows 3% of U.K. broadband households cancelled a subscription to an OTT video service in the past 12 months, while 33% of U.K. broadband households currently pay for an OTT subscription. In the U.S., approximately 9% of U.S. broadband households have recently cancelled an OTT service subscription, while 59% currently subscribe. The research firm finds that service cancellations and ...read more
Research Director presents new OTT and “Cord Cutter” research at Future of Television event, October 9
Parks Associates research finds 10% of U.S. broadband households are “cord cutters,” with one-fourth of them having canceled their pay-TV service in the past 12 months and instead using online video sources. In addition, 7% of U.S. broadband households are recent “cord shavers,” those who have downgraded their pay-TV service within the past 12 months and use online video ...read more
New Consumer Research Examines Trends in Pay-TV Adoption and Entertainment Services
Parks Associates today announced roughly one-fourth of pay-TV subscribers in U.S. broadband households made changes to their pay-TV service over the past 12 months, although upgrades were nearly as significant as downgrades. 360 View: Entertainment Services in U.S. Broadband Households, which analyzes trends among U.S. consumers in broadband and pay-TV adoption, finds that 11% of pay-TV subscribers ...read more
New industry report examines current and future market for OTT and TV Everywhere video services
New industry research from Parks Associates finds global OTT video service subscription revenues will increase from nearly $9 billion in 2014 to over $19 billion in 2019. Currently, 57% of U.S. broadband households subscribe to an OTT video service. Among European broadband households, 57% in the U.K., 29% in Spain, and 24% in Germany subscribe to an OTT service.