Digital TV News: Peacock

In the US, time spent streaming surged to over 40% in June
Jul 16, 2024 – According to Nielsen’s June 2024 report of The Gauge, time spent streaming in the U.S. soared to 40.3% of total TV usage, the highest share of TV ever reported in The Gauge.
News categories: Nielsen, Broadcast, Cable TV, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

42% of US consumers are SVOD 'resubscribers'
Jul 8, 2024 – Research from Ampere Analysis shows that 42% of U.S. streaming subscribers regularly subscribe, cancel and resubscribe, and that bundling streaming services could help mitigate this churn.
News categories: Ampere Analysis, Daniel Monaghan, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Tubi and Pluto lead U.S. surge in free streaming
Jul 1, 2024 – Netflix once again tops the must keep list in 2024 for the fifth year in a row, solidifying its presence as the leading ‘Must Keep’ TV brand in the U.S., according to Solutions Research Group (SRG).
News categories: Solutions Research Group, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Qwilt reveals live streaming survey results
Jun 20, 2024 – A new survey from Qwilt identifies themes in mass live event delivery, from CDN capacity and performance to QoE metrics, overall event success, capacity requirements, and cost optimization.
News categories: Qwilt, Alon Maor, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research, North America, Streaming

Apple Vision Pro arrives in new countries and regions
Jun 10, 2024 – Apple Vision Pro will be available in China mainland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore from June 28. In Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK the device will be available from July 12.
News categories: Apple, Tim Cook, Asia, Digital TV, Europe, Metaverse

MultiChoice Group reports results for the year ended March 2024
Jun 12, 2024 – MultiChoice has reported results for the year ended March 2024. Active subscribers declined by 9% YoY, mainly due to a 13% decline in the Rest of Africa business. The South African business declined by 5%.
News categories: MultiChoice, Africa, Content Protection, Digital TV, Results, Satellite, South Africa, Streaming, Subscribers

Comcast introduces Peacock, Netflix, Apple TV+ streaming bundle
May 21, 2024 – Comcast has announced Xfinity StreamSaver, a streaming bundle of Apple TV+, Netflix and Peacock, offering entertainment from the best streaming apps at an unparalleled value.
News categories: Comcast, Dave Watson, Digital TV, Streaming, USA

Google makes it easier to bring apps to cars
May 15, 2024 – Google has provided updates on its in-car offer and new programs and resources to make it easier to bring apps to cars, and has said that Max and Peacock are coming to cars with Google built-in.
News categories: Google, Apps, Digital TV, In-Car

Comcast to offer discounted Peacock, Netflix, Apple TV+ bundle
May 14, 2024 – Speaking at a MoffettNathanson conference, Comcast's chief executive Brian Roberts said that Comcast is to launch a three-way streaming bundle comprising Peacock, Netflix and Apple TV+.
News categories: Comcast, Brian Roberts, Digital TV, Streaming, USA