Disney

Streaming Stats

SVOD market share for the UK and Australian markets

In terms of the streaming providers, the United Kingdom and Australia differ significantly from the US, with well funded local players having a substantial usage in mature SVOD mar...

Market shares of streaming services for the second quarter in 2022

It’s that time again, with the Q2 subscriber reporting now in. Lets take a few moments to analyse where each of the major players in the US market stands.

Streaming Wars

Streaming Wars: Global SVOD Market Share (Updated)

With the rise of Disney+ and the recent financial and subscriber woes of Netflix, lets update the current state of play, including all the major (global) players.

Platform News: Disney+ streaming service

Disney names executive to oversee metaverse strategy

The Walt Disney Co has appointed an executive to oversee its metaverse strategy, according to an email Disney Chief Executive Bob Chapek sent to staff Tuesday and seen by journalis...

Platform News: Disney+ streaming service

Disney+ streaming growth, park revenue boost shares

Walt Disney Co’s Disney+ subscriber growth restored faith in the future of streaming video and strong attendance at US theme parks added luster to its quarterly results, lift...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Streaming view rests on The Beatles and Boba Fett as Disney reports results

When the Walt Disney Co reports its holiday-quarter results later today, Wall Street analysts will study whether the popular Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett, The Beatles and Marv...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Epic Games invests in Spire Animation’s funding round, eyes metaverse

Spire Animation Studios has said it has raised $20 million in a funding round, which included an investment from Fortnite-maker Epic Games to collaborate and build metaverse experi...

Netflix Streaming app

Netflix’s modest growth forecast casts pall over streaming

Even as Netflix execs sought to reassure investors in a video interview that its long-term prospects for streaming media remain bright, with its popular series “Bridgerton” returni...

Platform Industry News: YouTube video streaming from Google

YouTube TV reaches deal to restore access to Disney channels

YouTube has begun restoring access to Walt Disney Co channels on its platform, after the companies reached a distribution agreement to end a two-day blackout.

South Korea Cartoons

South Korea’s “webtoon” leverage low-cost stories with huge upside

Netflix’s most-watched series in late November, “Hellbound”, is making a splash on TV, but it first appeared on much smaller screens as an online comic, or “...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Amazon cloud outage hits major websites, streaming apps

A major outage disrupted Amazon’s cloud services, knocking out streaming platforms Netflix and Disney+, Robinhood, a wide range of apps and Amazon.com Inc’s e-commerce ...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Apple TV+ hopes to build on rivals’ success with first Korean series

Hot on the heels of Netflix’s breakout South Korean hit “Squid Game,” Apple has rolled out its first Korean-language original series this month, to coincide with ...

Netflix Streaming app

Netflix rolls out mobile games to subscribers on Android

Netflix Inc has rolled out its mobile games globally to members with Android devices, exploring new ground as competition stiffens on the video streaming pioneer’s home turf.

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Global ‘Squid Game’ mania lifts Netflix quarter

Netflix’s global sensation “Squid Game” helped lure more new customers than expected, the world’s largest streaming service said on Tuesday as it predicted ...

Comcast

Comcast, Walmart team up to sell smart TVs with the media firm’s software

Comcast Corp has launched smart TVs that run on its operating system and will be sold in the US at Walmart Inc stores and in the coming weeks at the retailer’s website, the m...

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