Brett Sappington


Industry says Amazon & Netflix are top innovators

Amazon was crowned the most innovative company ahead of Netflix in a new survey of international industry professionals. The industry survey was commissioned by the organisers of the TV Connect event, which is part of TBI publisher Knect365, and found executives considered Amazon the top innovator, ahead of its arch SVOD rival Netflix. UK pay […]

Industry says Amazon & Netflix are top innovators

Amazon was crowned the most innovative company ahead of Netflix in a new survey of international industry professionals. The industry survey was commissioned by the organisers of the TV Connect event, which is part of TBI publisher Knect365, and found executives considered Amazon the top innovator, ahead of its arch SVOD rival Netflix. UK pay […]

OTT churn edges up in US

About 20% of US broadband homes had cancelled at least one OTT service in the last 12 months at the end of 2015, according to data from Parks Associates. Netflix has the lowest churn among US OTT services, with 5% of broadband households cancelling the service over the 12 months. According to Parks Associates, the […]

Third of UK broadband homes get OTT video

A third of UK broadband households subscribed to an over-the-top video service as of the third quarter of 2015, according to Parks Associates. The research firm’s Connected Consumer in Europe study claims that nearly 20% of UK broadband households have recently used a Netflix-style service, despite the availability of free OTT catch-up options. However, Parks […]

Fifth of UK broadband homes use Netflix

Some 18% of UK broadband households used subscription video-on-demand service Netflix in the past 30 days, according to new research from Parks Associates. The study claims that a total of 58% of UK broadband homes used a video streaming service or player in the past month, with 33% using the BBC’s free iPlayer service and […]

Netflix ‘churn rate 9%’

Roughly 4% of US broadband homes have cancelled their Netflix subscription in the past 12 months, representing almost 9% of the OTT service’s subscriber base, according to Parks Associates. The research firm’s OTT Video Market Tracker noted high churn rates for many subscription video services, including Hulu. Some 7% of US broadband homes cancelled their […]

HBO’s OTT service to shake up SVOD market

Roughly 17% of US broadband households would be likely to subscribe to HBO’s forthcoming over-the-top video service, according to new research by Parks Associates. The research firm said that among those likely to subscribe, 91% are currently pay TV subscribers, while roughly 50% would cancel their pay TV service after subscribing to HBO’s OTT service, […]