Friday, December 30, 2016

New Report Shows Other SVOD Services Creeping Up on Netflix

The report also found that U.S. consumers pay an average of $29 per month for what Parks calls “incremental video-related entertainment beyond pay TV,” and the the biggest chunks of that are movie tickets ($9.32 a month) and SVOD services ($7.95 a month), which will almost certainly rise in 2017 with Netflix’s $2-a-month price increase and the growth of newer streaming services.

“The average spending on subscription OTT video has increased over the past four years, with a notable jump in 2016,” Parks researcher Glenn Hower wrote. “The average monthly spend of $7.95 on subscription OTT video services is remarkably close to the $7.99 pricing of the lowest tiers of service for Netflix and Hulu, indicating that consumer expectations for U.S. market pricing has been set by Hulu and Netflix.”

From the article "New Report Shows Other SVOD Services Creeping Up on Netflix" by Scott Porch.

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