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Monday, October 30, 2017

More than 50% US broadband households subscribe to both pay-TV, OTT video service

New consumer research from Parks Associates shows that 53 percent of US broadband households subscribe to both a pay-TV service and at least one OTT video service.

According to the ‘OTT Video & TV Everywhere: Partners, Alternatives, and Competition’ report, more than 200 OTT video services are active in the US market as of the third quarter of 2017, with more than 100 active in the Canadian market. The report notes that 60 players introduced OTT video services during 2016 an more

Thursday, March 02, 2017

19% Of US Broadband Households Cancelled An OTT Video Service In 12 Months

Parks Associates has announced that the churn rate for OTT video services is 19% of US broadband households, indicating roughly one in five households have cancelled an OTT service in the past 12 months. The company’s OTT Video Market Tracker service notes the overall churn rate for OTT services has been stable for the past year, with top services Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu all reducing their churn rates. At the end of 2015, 20% of US broadband households had cancelled at least o more

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Netflix Leads OTT Service In The US

Parks Associates has released its updated top 10 list for subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services, based on number of subscribers. Netflix retained its top position while services like Sling TV, Showtime and CBS moved up or entered the list over the past year. Parks Associates’ list of top 10 OTT video services, ranked by number of paid subscribers, excluding transactional or ad-based services, is based upon reported figures and estimates from Parks Associates’ OTT Video more

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Irdeto Makes Big Gains In US Cable With Keys And Credentials Solution

“Flexible content security solutions that can adapt to nearly any delivery environment will be key to protecting content while allowing delivery through different networks, services and devices,” said Parks Associates research analyst Glenn Hower.

The Keys & Credentials managed service integrates with third party workflows for the production, delivery, or updating of decryption keys and other security assets, allowing operators the freedom to utilise the best solutions for t more

Monday, July 11, 2016

Nearly 80% Of US Spanish-Language Households Subscribe To OTT Video Services

“While pay-TV penetration has declined among US broadband households, adoption has remained steady among Spanish-bilingual households over the past few years. Cord cutting does not have the same impact in Spanish-language households as it does for the larger broadband population. In fact, most of their recent pay-TV changes have been upgrades to more expensive services,” said Parks Associates senior director of research Brett Sappington.

From the article "Nearly 80% Of US Sp more

Monday, June 27, 2016

Digital Publishers Lost $41.4 Bn Due To Ad Blocking: Study

“Many content creators rely on advertising revenue to monetise video, especially as newly launched digital services seek revenue. As digital video viewership increases on all screens, use of ad-blocking technologies is a concern for content owners and distributors. Ad blockers have their roots in web publishing, often to prevent full-page overlays or popups that would disrupt the experience. As internet video viewership on the television screen increases, advertisers are seeking more

Monday, March 28, 2016

TV Everywhere Reaches 40% Of US Pay-TV Consumers

MUMBAI: Usage of authenticated video viewing, or TV Everywhere, reached 40% of US pay-TV consumers in 2015, up from 22% in 2013, according to new research from Parks Associates.

The percentage of respondents watching authenticated video at least once a month is 23%, which both broadens and deepens the online video audience for pay-TV providers.

From the article "TV Everywhere Reaches 40% Of US Pay-TV Consumers" by

Monday, March 07, 2016

Spanish Viewers Prefer Online Video To Pay TV: Study

“First-time adoption of pay TV is up among Spanish broadband households as is the penetration of pay TV overall. The Spanish pay-TV market in general has a very active, cost-conscious base of subscribers, with higher-than-average rates of downgrades and upgrades and a substantial population of cord nevers,” said Parks Associates director research Brett Sappington.

From the article "Spanish Viewers Prefer Online Video To Pay TV: Study" by

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