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#SVOD : 9 Français sur 10 restent à convaincre (Numerama)

La vidéo à la demande par abonnement se diffuse en France, mais les clients sont encore rares. C’est ce que dévoile une récente étude de Médiamétrie. Ce type de divertissement est pourtant bien connu.

La vidéo à la demande par abonnement (SVOD) a encore beaucoup de chemin à faire pour convaincre les Français. Une enquête menée… [Lire la suite sur Numerama]

VOD: #TF1 mise sur les films à acheter et plus seulement à louer (L’Express)

TF1 mise sur le double écran pour le Mondial afp.com/Lionel Bonaventure

Paris – Pour doper ses ventes de VOD (vidéo à la demande), TF1 mise désormais sur des films proposés à l’achat définitif et plus seulement à louer 48 heures, a expliqué Tristan du Laz, patron de MyTF1 VOD, à l’occasion des dix ans du service de VOD du groupe.

Depuis 2011, notre activité a quadruplé, en valeur et en volume. Mais[Lire la suite sur L’Express]

Télévision : #Amazon se lance dans les bouquets de chaînes (Les Echos)

Showtime diffuse notamment Homeland, avec Claire Danes. – Showtime Networks Inc

Amazon Prime va proposer la célèbre chaîne « Showtime ».

Décidément, rester à sa place n’est pas quelque chose d’inscrit dans les gênes des acteurs du marché de la télé. Alors que les opérateurs de télécoms et de câbles achètent de plus en plus de contenus, que certains leaders de la télé payante (Sky) proposent de l’accès à Internet, ou même que les chaînes comme HBO… [Lire la suite sur Les Echos]

#PayTV Industry: Yes, Cord-Cutting Is Accelerating, But It Could Be Worse! (Fortune)

Latest report from research firm shows pay-TV providers shed another 350,000 subscribers in the last three months.

Not that long ago, cord-cutting was seen by many in the pay-TV and cable industry as a bogeyman, a spooky ghost dreamed up based on… [Read more on Fortune]

#Disney va lancer son propre Netflix en Europe (iGeneration)

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Disney veut partager avec le plus grand nombre sa vision de l’avenir. Et ce futur, c’est le streaming et le buffet à volonté. Le groupe de divertissement va lancer DisneyLife, un nouveau service de vidéo à la demande sur abonnement (sVOD), d’abord au Royaume-Uni en novembre puis en 2016 en France, en Allemagne, en Espagne et en Italie. Le concept est identique à celui de Netflix, c’est à dire… [Lire la suite sur iGeneration]

#Amazon Said to Weigh Creating a Online Pay-TV Service (Bloomberg)

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Amazon.com Inc. is exploring the creation of an online pay-TV service to complement its existing video offerings and has reached out to major media companies including CBS Corp. and Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal about carrying their channels, according to people familiar with the matter.

Amazon’s deliberations are preliminary, said… [Read more on Bloomberg]

#PayTV Consumers Want Fewer TV Channels At Lower Prices (MediaPost)

TV consumers want pay TV monthly subscriptions with fewer channels and lower pricing.

A new survey from Digitalsmiths, a TV search/discovery company owned by TiVo, says the ideal a la carte package is 17 to 18 channels at about $39.50 a month.

Current traditional pay TV packages from cable, satellite, or telco companies can offer around… [Read more on MediaPost]

#Cablevision lines up the beginning of a premium TV package for cord cutters (The Verge)

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Adds CBS and Showtime, which it’ll sell… eventually

TV networks like HBO and Showtime have been starting to offer online subscriptions, and they’ve been turning to internet providers to help sell them. The latest partnership is between Cablevision and CBS, giving Cablevision the ability to offer Showtime and CBS All Access to subscribers of its Optimum internet service. This is CBS’s first… [Read more on The Verge]

Cord-Cutting Weighs on #PayTV (The Wall Street Journal)

Stocks of media firms with cable channels are hammered on subscriber losses

Cable TV’s signal is getting shaky on Wall Street.

The latest round of earnings from major media companies is stoking fears that as more… [Read more on The Wall Street Journal]

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Creates World’s Largest #PayTV Company (Wired)

 

Federal regulators have officially approved AT&T’s $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite TV provider DirecTV, AT&T announced today. AT&T says that… [Read more onn Wired]

Changing the Game: Study Reaffirms the Massive Impact #Netflix is Having on Pay TV (BGR)

La #vidéo à la demande a renoué avec la croissance en 2014 (Journal du Net)

Après une baisse de 4,7%, en 2013, le marché de la VoD en France a enregistré une croissance de 3,8% l’année dernière, selon le CNC.

Le CNC a publié sur son site son bilan annuel sur “Le marché de la vidéo en 2014” en France, qui regroupe la vidéo physique, la vidéo à la demande… [Lire la suite sur Journal du Net]

10 millions de Français regardent des #vidéos quotidiennement sur le Web (Le Figaro)

Le sport et la Coupe du monde 2014 ont été très suivi. 5 millions d’internautes français ont consulté des vidéos de sport en juin 2014. Crédits photo : Anthony BIBARD / FEP / Panoramic/Anthony BIBARD / FEP / Panoramic

Médiamétrie a publié son bilan annuel d’Internet pour l’année 2014. Sport et jeux vidéo font partie des thématiques en vogue.

Chaque jour, 10,2 millions de Français regardent au moins une vidéo sur Internet. Dix ans seulement… [Lire la suite surr Le Figaro]

#SVOD: les 7 questions qu’ils n’ont pas posées (Manuel Alduy)

L’étude qui veut redynamiser le marché de la #vidéo (ZDNet)

Le cabinet international de conseil en management Kurt Salmon s’est penché sur le marché de la vidéo français. Et propose des solutions pour le redynamiser.

Dans cette étude de 4 pages, Kurt Salmon porte un constat sévère sur l’état du marché français de la vidéo qui se résume en 3 points :

#Showtime Has a Lot to Gain by Going à la Carte (Nasdaq)

Showtime may soon be available without a cable subscription. Source: Sho.com
Showtime may soon be available without a cable subscription. Source: Sho.com

Following in the footsteps of Time Warner and HBO, CBS plans to offer Showtime without a cable subscription. Speaking on the company’s third-quarter earnings call last week, CBS CEO Les Moonves told analysts, “We could say fairly definitely, sometime in ’15, there will be some [over-the-top] service from Showtime.”

While that is far from an official announcement, offering Showtime à la carte ought to… [Read more on Nasdaq]

17 #streaming video firms form an alliance… without Netflix or YouTube (The Next Web)

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A new industry group, the Streaming Video Alliance (SVA), has formed to work on industry-wide standards and best practices in internet video. There’s 17 members of the group but the problem is, YouTube and Netflix aren’t among them.

The founding members of the SVA do include some big names such as… [Read more on The Next Web]

Nielsen: #SVOD Eroding Traditional TV-Watching Audience (HomeMedia Magazine)

Ratings agency calls on industry to adopt new measurement standards in the face of accelerated declines in traditional live-TV ratings

It’s official. Netflix and other subscription streaming devices are indeed television disruptors — no matter how much traditional media publicly denies it.

A Nielsen executive Nov. 13 posted a blog in response to growing concerns within in the multichannel video program distribution landscape that TV… [Read more on HomeMedia Magazine]

#Japanese broadcasters mull joint video-on-demand services (Chicago Tribune)

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Screenshot of BS-TBS

TOKYO — The online streaming of serial dramas and other programs by TV broadcasters is gaining traction. Five Tokyo-based commercial TV stations are considering getting in on the action with a joint project to stream programs for free for those who have missed them when they were first broadcast.

While the project is meant to… [Read more on Chicago Tribune]

#Sony teste aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télé en ligne (L’Express)

Un magasin d’électronique à Tokyo le 31 juillet 2014 afp.com/Yoshikazu Tsuno

New York – Le géant japonais de l’électronique Sony va commencer à tester aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télévision par internet combinant de la vidéo à la demande et des…

[Lire la suite sur L’Express]

#Channel4 launches programmatic VoD marketplace (MediaWeek)

Channel 4 is to offer advertisers a digital marketplace to buy advertising programmatically, from next year on All 4, its new video on-demand (VoD) platform.

Jonathan Lewis: head of digital and partnership innovation at Channel 4

Jonathan Lewis, the head of digital and partnership innovation at Channel 4, made the announcement at the broadcaster’s upfront at Old Billingsgate in London yesterday.

He said the move is the first time a… [Read more on MediaWeek]

#VoD moving from devices to TVs (Advanced Television)

New figures from Mediabug – Decipher’s bi-annual UK media consumption tracker – have shown how the increasing popularity of TV connected services such as Now TV is leading to more viewers choosing their… [Read more on Advanced Television]

#Vodafone to take on Sky, BT and Virgin in home broadband and TV (Marketing Magazine)

Vodafone: set to enter home broadband and TV markets

Vodafone will go head to head with brands including Sky, BT, Virgin Media and Talk Talk when it enters the increasingly crowded home broadband and TV market in spring 2015.

Vodafone’s plans were thin on detail, but the move will see the company sign… [Read more on Marketing Magazine]

#BT launches combined TV & Netflix package (The Drum)

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Telecoms provider BT has launched a combined TV and Netflix package designed to bring together its BT Infinity, Netflix, BT TV and YouView services under a single unified bill.

It means consumers who opt to sign up for Netflix will be billed… [Read more on The Drum]

PCs and tablets lose share of online #VOD viewing (Research)

UK — The increasing popularity of TV connected devices has led to more viewers choosing their TV over laptops and devices for accessing VOD (video on demand) content, according to…

[Read more on Research]

VOD : #Hadopi publie son catalogue en Open data (Clubic)

L’autorité met en ligne un catalogue regroupant les métadonnées de contenus présents sur 6 plateformes de vidéos à la demande. En proposant ce fichier en Open data, la Hadopi souhaite qu’il puisse être réutilisé pour mettre en valeur ces œuvres.

Dans son entreprise de mise en valeur de l’offre légale, la Hadopi annonce la mise en ligne d’un… [Lire la suite sur Clubic]

#CBS Unveils Digital Moves: Streaming News Programs and Sony OTT Pact (Variety)

#Foxtel backs up new price plans with binge watching and HBO partnership (C|Net)

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Announced back in September, Foxtel’s new pricing plans are now available, along with the launch of the BoxSets ‘binge watch’ channel.

Foxtel has officially launched its new pricing and plan structures, at the same time as bringing the anticipated BoxSets channel on air.

Starting today, customers can now access… [Read more on C|Net]

US platforms drive #Latin American TV everywhere (Rapid TV News)

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Even though Latin America has lately seen the consolidation of several national and regional over-the-top (OTT) and video-on-demand (VOD) platforms, US platforms are leading the VOD and TV everywhere sectors.
According to the latest report… [Read more on Rapid TV News]

#HBO Go and the Future of TV Streaming (Ocolly)

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The move was bound to happen eventually.  Every day more cable channels are becoming aware of the money left on the table by limiting their audience to the confinement of larger broadcasting networks.  Following in the footsteps of Netflix, Hulu and CBS All Access just to name a few, HBO Go’s upcoming standalone subscription service is a step toward the future.

According to HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler, along with combating piracy, one of the… [Read more on Ocolly]

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