Digital TV News: Lionsgate

U.S. home entertainment spending up 16.8% in 2023
Feb 7, 2024 – According to DEG, overall U.S. consumer spending on digital and physical home entertainment formats in 2023 was $43 billion, a 16.8% increase from the almost $37 billion consumers spent in 2022.
News categories: Digital Entertainment Group, Digital TV, DVD, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Lionsgate to move content library to the cloud with Vubiquity
Nov 7, 2023 – Vubiquity (NASDAQ:DOX), along with Bitpress, has been chosen as a key collaborator for the move of Lionsgate's content library, consisting of over 18,000 film and TV titles, to a cloud-based platform.
News categories: Amdocs, Lionsgate, Bitpress, Vubiquity, Anthony Goonetilleke, Akin Ceylan, Russ Moffat, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Worldwide

Airtel Xstream Play achieves 5 million subscriber milestone
Oct 20, 2023 – Bharti Airtel's video streaming service, Airtel Xstream Play, has crossed the five million paid subscriber mark and continues to be the fastest growing OTT aggregator in India.
News categories: Airtel, Adarsh Nair, Apps, Digital TV, India, Streaming, Subscribers

Link Net deploys Open Caching with Qwilt and Cisco
Sep 12, 2023 – Link Net is working with Qwilt and Cisco to deploy a CDN solution, elevating the quality and delivery capacity of Link Net's streaming applications to homes across Indonesia.
News categories: Qwilt, Cisco, Link Net, Alon Maor, Theodore Tzevelekis, Marlo Budiman, Cable TV, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Indonesia

U.S. home entertainment spending topped $20 billion in H1 2023
Aug 18, 2023 – According to DEG, U.S. consumers spent $20.5 billion on movies and TV shows in the first six months of 2023, up 14.7% from the $17.9 billion spent in the first six months of 2022.
News categories: Digital Entertainment Group, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

STARZ domestic OTT subscribers up 700,000 in 1Q 2023
May 25, 2023 – Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) has reported results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023. Total global OTT subscribers increased by 1.3 million in the sequential quarter, on a pro forma basis.
News categories: Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, Digital TV, Results, Streaming, Subscribers, USA, Worldwide

OTTplay Premium brings 19 OTTs to Jio set-top box users
May 8, 2023 – OTTplay Premium has announced a partnership with Jio Fiber that will enable Jio set-top box users to access 19 OTTs, including Sony Liv, Zee5, Lionsgate and FanCode, through the OTTplay app.
News categories: OTTplay, Jio, Avinash Mudaliar, Apps, Digital TV, India, Set Top Box, Streaming

IMDb, Fabric, and AWS team up to deliver IMDb metadata
Mar 30, 2023 – IMDb and Fabric have announced a solution that allows media and entertainment companies to enrich their catalogs using entertainment data sets from IMDb. Licensing is fulfilled through AWS Data Exchange.
News categories: IMDb, Fabric, AWS, Nikki Santoro, Rob Delf, Marc Aldrich, Renee McGinnis, Big Data, Digital TV, NABShow, Worldwide

Prime Video and DAZN sign global distribution partnership
Jan 19, 2023 – Amazon and DAZN have agreed a distribution partnership that will see DAZN's sports streaming service available as a Prime Video Channel, initially launching in Spain and Germany, with Japan next and more markets to follow.
News categories: DAZN, Prime Video, Shay Segev, Jay Marine, Digital TV, Germany, Japan, Spain, Streaming