Amazon expands Amazon Channels to UK, Germany, taking aim at pay-TV users | TechCrunch

The race to control the TV is on, and today comes some news out of Europe underscoring Amazon's ambitions in that department. The e-commerce giant..

TV is not dying – it’s lies, damn lies and bad media statistics | The Drum

It’s the first rule in propaganda: if you want people to believe a lie, then just repeat it over and over again.

The Challenge of Set-top Box Data in Programmatic TV | clypd

As we know, data is a core tenet of programmatic TV. The layering of data sources on top of the media activity is essential in understanding the audience composition for the best data-enhanced decisioning.

Amazon Prime Video Has 4 Times More Movies Than Netflix Streaming | Variety

Compared with Netflix, Amazon's Prime Video has four times as many films available for streaming, according to a new study.

The future of TV: First globalization, now localization | Telecom Asia

2017 will mark the year OTT video provides began intensely investing in local content

Pay TV majors still spend lots more on content per subscriber than the SVOD giants – Videonet

Figures from IHS Markit show that Sky spends just over $350 per subscriber and Liberty Global spends nearly $200 compared to Amazon, which is approaching $150. Much of the Sky investment is for sports. Amazon spends nearly 140% of its total video revenue on content compared to 60% at Sky and Liberty Global, pointing to a major push to drive subscribers.

Unlike Netflix, HBO won't let big data decide which TV shows it makes — here's why

While Netflix famously mines its data to figure out which original shows it wants to make, Jeff...

Amazon says it's open to pushing content through cable boxes | Economy & business | Inc., the e-commerce giant that’s shaking up the entertainment industry, says it’s open to pursuing deals to stream content through cable operators’ set-top boxes, much like Netflix has done

How Netflix Uses Analytics To Select Movies, Create Content, & Make Multimillion Dollar Decisions

Read on to learn more about the future of television programming and how analytics is helping Netflix become a better business and service.

Pay TV Helps Drive Telefonica Growth in Core Market Spain

MADRID – Telefonica, a test case for telecom diversification into TV, has consolidated growth in 2016, posting operating profits of €15.118 billion ($15.95 billion), up 14.3% on 2015. Part of that growth, moreover, has come from TV as Telefonica’s quad-play Fusion offer of fixed telephony, TV, mobile