Tagged SVoD

asiCast 168: 2024 – a pivotal year for the global streamers

If 2023 proved to be a very problematic year for the rapidly-developing streaming market, then 2024 will prove to be pivotal as the major players seek to establish some stability and outline strategies to provide comfort to sceptical investors. In this asiCast, our Research Director Richard Marks discusses the prospects… Read more

asiCast 164: Key takeaways from Cannes

Now the dust has started to settle after the frenzied activity generated each year at the Cannes Lions Festival, our Research Director, Richard Marks, asked Ian Whittaker of Liberty Sky Advisors for his key takeaways from the event. Having already commented on the extent to which this year seemed to… Read more

asiCast 163: The likely impact of the US writers’ and actors’ strikes

With actors joining writers and striking in the US, we thought it would be a good idea to touch base with our West Coast correspondent Guy Bisson of Ampere Analysis to explore some of the implications. Richard Marks, our Research Director, explores with Guy the main issues that are driving… Read more

asiCast 160: Subscription VOD leans even further into advertising

Disney would appear to be doubling down on advertising in the development of its business model for streaming as it increases the price gap between the paid ad-free tier and the ad-supported tier for Disney+.  With the ad tier also due to be launched in Europe later this year, Guy… Read more

asiCast 159: Tracking the changing viewing habits of SVOD subscribers

Understanding the viewing behaviour of subscribers to on-demand video can make a valuable contribution to data provided by industry currency services. In this interview Matt Ross, Managing Director of Digital i, talks to Richard Asquith about the company’s SoDA (Subscription on Demand Analytics) product. Initially launched to measure the behaviour… Read more