Tag: Streaming

Has the BBC Cured Streaming Latency?

Posted on 21st September, 2018 by Alistair Taylor in 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2022 FIFA World Cup, Altice, Amazon, Amazon Prime Video, Audience, BBC, BBC IPlayer, Broadcasters, Collaboration, DAZN, Eleven Sports, Facebook, HDR, Latency, Live Sports, Netflix, Nfl, Optus, Pay Tv, Pay-TV Subscritions, Research, Rights Holders, RMC Sport, SFR, Social Media, Streaming, Streaming Services, Streaming Video On Demand, Svod, Tech Majors, UCL, UHD and Video Subscriptions

Two weeks ago, the NFL warned subscription video on demand (SVOD) services to up their content delivery game if they are to be taken seriously when bidding for premium rights.…

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Mid-Year 2018 Streaming Market Shares

Posted on 13th September, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Amazon, Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Prime Music, Apple, Apple Music, Google, Google Play MusicLine Music, Label Streaming Revenue, Market Share, MelOn, Music Streaming, Music Subscriber Market Shares, Music Subscriptions, Pandora, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Market Shares, Streaming Services, Subscribers, Subscription Services and Subscriptions

Music subscribers grew by 16% in the first half of 2018 to reach 229.5 million, up from 198.6 million at the end of 2017. Year-on-year the global subscriber base increased…

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How Streaming is Changing the Shape of Music [Part I]

Posted on 6th September, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in A+R Strategy, Artists, Audience Fragmentation, Buzz Feed, Catalogue, How Streaming Is Changing Music, Labels, Record Labels, Song Writers, Song Writing, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Changes, Value Chain Tensions and Value Chains

[This is the first of two thought pieces on how streaming is reshaping music from creation to consumption]  The streaming era has arrived in the music business, but the music…

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State of the YouTube Music Economy 2.0: A Turning Point for All Parties

Posted on 24th August, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Supported, Ad Supported Music, Digital Music, Digital Music Revenue, Free Streaming, Freemium, Music Streaming, Music Video, On Demand, Rights Payments, Streaming, Streaming Music, Streaming Revenue, Value Gap, Value Grab, Vevo, Youtube and Youtube Value Gap

YouTube is the most widely used streaming music app globally but it is also the most controversial one, locked in a perpetual struggle with music rights holders, with neither side…

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What Netflix’s Missing $9 Billion Tells Us About Spotify’s Business Model

Posted on 18th July, 2018 by Mark Mulligan in Netflix, Netflix Earnings, Netflix Market Cap, Netflix Stock Price, Spotify, Spotify Earnings, Spotify Market Cap, Spotify Stock Price, Streaming, Streaming Music and Streaming Video

On Monday (July 16th), Netflix’s quarterly earnings missed targets, resulting in $9.1 billion being wiped off its market capitalisation due to twitchy investors jumping ship. To be clear, Netflix had a…

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