Articles Tagged ‘SVOD’

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ICYMI: Instagram expands branded content tool

Plus, Quebec ready to impose provincial SVOD tax, and cannabis coalition outlines advertising guidelines for recreational pot.

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CBS SVOD heading north

CBS All Access is coming to Canada in early 2018, though no details on how this service will affect licensing deals with Canadian broadcasters.

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Cable fading and wearables rising: study

The MTM’s new report with spring 2017 data shows what’s reaching a point of maturation, what’s up-and-coming and what’s on the way out.

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The latest numbers on Canadian cord-cutters

Price lead to the biggest gap in satisfaction between pay TV and “alternative” services according to a new study from J.D. Power.

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Traditional TV subscriptions still out-perform OTT tenfold: study

A new report by Convergence Research found that even though TV subscriber revenue is on a steady decline, the revenue from OTT doesn’t come close to touching TV.

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Canadians consume more digital (and block more ads) than most: study

GroupM’s annual Interaction report found that digital media is taking up more of Canadians’ time, but the country is also above-average in ad-blocker penetration.

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Cable in decline, but still the number-one TV delivery method: study

Three quarters of Canadians still pay for TV in some form and most prefer cable. But fibre optic share is steadily rising.

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Online-only TV viewership on the rise: study

But it might not be as prevalent as you think: Just 11% of Canadians live without a conventional cable subscription or an antenna, according to a new report from MTM.

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Binge-watching isn’t just for millennials: study

The MTM’s new research finds that binge-watching is increasingly popular with those over 50, and Netflix is now outpacing PVR and live TV.

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Netflix growth undaunted by local competitors: study

Despite the low price point of the service, there’s still a positive correlation between household income and subscription rates.

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Live TV is still king: study

While time spent on SVOD and OTT platforms has doubled since 2013, 82% of television minutes watched still come from appointment-style viewing.

The battle’s on, everywhere

Media cos are locking up content rights, beefing up their catch-up services and launching online original content in a bid to conquer the digital space.