Futuresource Consulting

Research: many Netflix subs also use Amazon

The number of consumers taking multiple SVoD subscriptions is continuing to rise in markets where multiple services including Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video are available, according to research by Futuresource. Futuresource found that there is high overlap between Netflix and other leading SVoD services in each country, particularly Amazon Prime Video in the USA, […]

Media streamer shipments to reach 60m in 2019

The global market for media streaming devices and over-the-top boxes is expected to approach 60 million shipments in 2019, according to Futuresource Consulting. The research firm said that the worldwide ‘digital media adaptor’ market, which offers a low cost alternative to native smart TV functionality, will grow strongly in the coming years. “Media streamers are […]

4K set sales soar

Shipments of 4K TVs jumped by 699% year-on-year in 2014 to 11.6 million units, according to estimates by research firm Futuresource Consulting. The new research forecasts that by 2018, 100 million 4K sets will ship per annum, with 4K TV ownership to exceed 20% in leading markets. “Falling premiums and 4K in smaller screen sizes will […]

Netflix to drive digital spending in the Netherlands

Digital video expenditure is forecast to exceed consumer spending on packaged media in the Netherlands this year, driven by pay TV, video-on-demand and Netflix, according to research by Futuresource Consulting. According to Futuresource, digital expenditure will account for 66% of home video expenditure this year, with the overall digital video market set to grow by […]

Netflix driving digital revenues in Sweden

Digital video revenues is expected to exceed packaged video revenues in Sweden for the first time this year, making it the first country to pass this milestone, according to research by Futuresource Consulting. According to Futuresource Consulting, Sweden witnessed a significant shift in consumer behaviour last year, with a dramatic decline in packaged video coupled […]

Pay TV set-top box shipments to hit 180 million

Global pay TV set-top box (STB) shipment demand is due to peak at 180 million units in 2016, according to data by Futuresource Consulting. The research firm said that the pay TV market would continue to grow to 2016, even though the overall set-top box market is tipped to peak this year due to the […]