Topic: subscription video on demand (SVOD)
Disney is using its D23 fan expo to announce lots of details about its upcoming Disney+ streaming video service, which will throw in 4K content and up to 4 simultaneous streams at no extra cost.
Apple TV+ will be an important part of Apple’s growing services revenues going forward, but one analyst says the service is going to need a lot of subscribers to make much of an impact.
Netflix remains the dominant video streaming service in the U.S. and has a large audience, but rivals like Amazon Prime Video and Hulu are taking share from the company.
Key details about Apple TV+, the company’s upcoming video streaming service, are still in frustratingly short supply. But MacRumors has uncovered what could be some interesting information.
Charter and Disney today renewed their content distribution agreement, averting a possible channel blackout. The routine carriage deal announcement included some interesting information.
The finally completed CBS-Viacom remerger, creating ViacomCBS, listed direct-to-consumer streaming video as a top priority for future growth. This means CBS All Access, Showtime OTT and Pluto TV will have to step up.
After years of trying to get back together, CBS and Viacom have officially reached a deal to recombine their companies and become ViacomCBS.
Classic sitcoms like “The Office” and “Friends” have become streaming rights battlegrounds as competitors look to bulk up on comfort-food programming. “Seinfeld” is likely the scene of the next scuffle.
Pitting Netflix against Disney in a good old-fashioned donnybrook for the U.S. streaming market is good fun, but not a realistic depiction of the industry. At least, not until the Disney+ bundle showed up.
CBS All Access is looking to grow its audience and better compete with Netflix for engagement time by rolling out kids programming on its subscription video platform.