Digital TV News: Disney+

Barb releases Q1 2024 SVOD data from its Establishment Survey
Jun 3, 2024 – Barb has released data from its Establishment Survey showing that 19.5m UK homes (67.9%) had access to an SVOD service in Q1 2024, an increase from 18.8m UK homes (65.4%) in Q4 2023.
News categories: Barb, Doug Whelpdale, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, UK

Belgium's BASE adds broadband and TV to mobile offer
Jun 3, 2024 – BASE has announced that from June 3rd, it will be adding a fixed Internet offer (BASE Internet) and a TV offer (BASE TV) to its existing mobile offering (BASE mobile).
News categories: BASE, Telenet, Gérald Demortier, John Porter, Belgium, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box

Prime Video has lowest churn rate in North America at 8%
Jun 30, 2024 – Parks Associates has updated its Streaming Video Tracker. Data from the quarterly survey of 8,000 North American internet households shows that Prime Video has the lowest churn rate at 8%.
News categories: Parks Associates, Eric Sorensen, Digital TV, Market Research, North America, Streaming

ZTE launches soundbar STB powered by Android TV
May 30, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) unveiled a soundbar set-top box (STB) powered by Android TV at BroadcastAsia 2024. The STB also integrates Dolby Atmos immersive audio technology.
News categories: ZTE, Dolby, Android TV, Asia, BroadcastAsia, Digital TV, Set Top Box, UX

India's SVOD market to generate $2.1 billion in 2028
May 29, 2024 – GlobalData expects SVOD revenue in India to grow at a CAGR of 6.7% from $1.5bn in 2023 to $2.1 billion in 2028, driven by healthy growth in subscriptions and unique household penetration.
News categories: GlobalData, Hrushikesh Mahananda, Digital TV, India, Market Research, Streaming

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

Sky Stream available in Italy from June 3rd
May 27, 2024 – Sky Italia has announced that Sky Stream will be available in Italy from June 3. The Entertainment OS-based box integrates Sky content with streaming apps and FTA channels into a single interface.
News categories: Sky Italia, Andrea Duilio, Digital TV, Italy, Set Top Box, Streaming

Cyfrowy Polsat contract pay TV RGUs down 147,000 YoY in Q1
May 22, 2024 – Cyfrowy Polsat has released results for the 3 months ended 31 March 2024. Contract pay TV RGUs decreased by 147,000 YoY to finish at 4,804 thousand. Prepaid pay TV RGUs were up 2,000 YoY to 123,000.
News categories: Cyfrowy Polsat, Digital TV, IPTV, Poland, Results, Satellite, Streaming, Subscribers

CANAL+ launches TV+ streaming service
May 22, 2024 – CANAL+ has launched its TV+ streaming offer bringing together all live and replay TV in one place, along with a selection of CANAL+ content. The service is priced at €2 per month.
News categories: CANAL+, Digital TV, France, Streaming