Category: Media

Disney’s Latest Earnings Are Buoyed by Growth in Their Theme Park and Direct-to-Consumer Revenues

Posted on 10th May, 2019 by Alistair Taylor in 21st Century Fox, Additive Service, Advertising, Apple, Assets, Bundling, Cable Networks, Comcast, Direct-to-consumer, Disney, DTC, Earnings Release, Emerging Markets, Family-centric, Hedge, Hulu, Live Sports, Majority Share, Media Networks Revenue, Netflix, Off-setting Losses, Pay-tv Subcriptions, Revenue Growth, Streaming Video On Demand, Substitutive Service, Survey Data, Svod Subscriptions, Vice, Warner Media and Write-down

On Wednesday night the Walt Disney Company reported quarterly earnings for its second fiscal quarter ending March 31st 2019, beating analyst estimates with a 3% increase in year-on-year (YoY) quarterly…

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US Cord Cutting Full-Year 2018: Transition Uptake

Posted on 30th April, 2019 by Hanna Kahlert in Cord Cutting, Cord Shaving, Pay Tv, Pay-TV Revenue, Pay-TV Subscriber Losses, Pay-TV Subscribers, Q4, Q4 Cord Cutting, Q4 Us Cord Cutting, Streaming Video, Subscription Video On Demand, Svod, Us, US Cord Cutting, US Cord Shaving, US Pay-TV, US Pay-TV Cord Cutting, US Pay-TV Revenue, US Pay-TV Subscribers and USA

This article is derived from MIDiA’s US Cord Cutting Full Year 2018 report. Cord cutting is now an established part of the US pay-TV landscape, illustrating the impact of streaming…

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Luminary Media Bets Big on Ad-Free Podcasts

Posted on 24th April, 2019 by Georgia Meyer in Ad Supported, Ad-free, Apple, Apple Podcasts, Chloe Radio, Free Tier, Luminary, Luminary Media, Luminary Podcasts, Podcasts, Premium Content, Subscription, The Anfield Wrap and YouTube Red

The long-awaited podcast subscription service, Luminary Media, went live on 23rd April 2019. The service has raised $100 million from investors with the aim of distributing ad-free exclusive podcast content…

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Opportunistic K+ Swoops to Acquire Premier League Rights for Vietnam

Posted on 23rd April, 2019 by Alistair Taylor in Canal Plus Group, Carriage Partnerships, D-day For Sporting Rights, Diluting Offering, Distributing Premium Rights, EPL, GDP Per Capita, K Plus, K+, Live Sports, Sporting Rights, Test, Traditional Broadcasters and UE

K+, the joint venture between VTV and Canal+, has acquired exclusive rights in Vietnam for the English Premier League (EPL). The three-season deal starting this August spans the 2019/20 –…

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CAN DISNEY DO A HULU?

Posted on 12th April, 2019 by Alistair Taylor in 21st Century Fox, Brand Equity, Disney, Disney Streaming Services, Intellectual Property, International Rollout, Market Saturation, Netflix, Paid Subscribers, Pay-Tv Secular Decline, Subscribers, Substitutive Service and Wau

Disney finally unveiled to investors during a presentation yesterday its much anticipated direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming service Disney+, announcing a November 12th 2019 launch. Disney+ will be an ad-free subscription launching…

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Audio Creator Remuneration: DIY Artists Need x12.8 More Streams and Major Label Artists Need x91 More Streams to Earn the Same As Podcast Creators

Posted on 9th April, 2019 by Georgia Meyer in Ad Inventory, Creator Pay, Major Label, Media, Podcasters, Podcasts, Revenue, Sell Through Rate and Streaming Earnings

Podcasts are currently front of mind in the media landscape. The greatest gap in information knowledge for media professionals is understanding where podcasts fit into a unified media outreach strategy…

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