L’étude qui veut redynamiser le marché de la vidéo (ZDNet)

Le cabinet international de conseil en management Kurt Salmon s’est penché sur le marché de la vidéo français. Et propose des solutions pour le redynamiser.

Dans cette étude de 4 pages, Kurt Salmon porte un constat sévère sur l’état du marché français de la vidéo qui se résume en 3 points :

Showtime Has a Lot to Gain by Going a la Carte (Nasdaq)

Showtime may soon be available without a cable subscription. Source: Sho.com

Showtime may soon be available without a cable subscription. Source: Sho.com

Following in the footsteps of Time Warner and HBO, CBS plans to offer Showtime without a cable subscription. Speaking on the company’s third-quarter earnings call last week, CBS CEO Les Moonves told analysts, “We could say fairly definitely, sometime in ’15, there will be some [over-the-top] service from Showtime.”

While that is far from an official announcement, offering Showtime à la carte ought to… [Read more on Nasdaq]

17 streaming video firms form an alliance… without Netflix or YouTube (The Next Web)

digital entertainment post streaming video alliance

A new industry group, the Streaming Video Alliance (SVA), has formed to work on industry-wide standards and best practices in internet video. There’s 17 members of the group but the problem is, YouTube and Netflix aren’t among them.

The founding members of the SVA do include some big names such as… [Read more on The Next Web]

Nielsen: SVOD Eroding Traditional TV-Watching Audience (HomeMedia Magazine)

Ratings agency calls on industry to adopt new measurement standards in the face of accelerated declines in traditional live-TV ratings


It’s official. Netflix and other subscription streaming devices are indeed television disruptors — no matter how much traditional media publicly denies it.

A Nielsen executive Nov. 13 posted a blog in response to growing concerns within in the multichannel video program distribution landscape that TV… [Read more on HomeMedia Magazine]

Sony teste aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télé en ligne (L’Express)

Un magasin d’électronique à Tokyo le 31 juillet 2014 afp.com/Yoshikazu Tsuno

New York – Le géant japonais de l’électronique Sony va commencer à tester aux Etats-Unis un nouveau service de télévision par internet combinant de la vidéo à la demande et des…

[Lire la suite sur L’Express]

Channel 4 launches programmatic VoD marketplace (MediaWeek)

Channel 4 is to offer advertisers a digital marketplace to buy advertising programmatically, from next year on All 4, its new video on-demand (VoD) platform.

Jonathan Lewis: head of digital and partnership innovation at Channel 4

Jonathan Lewis, the head of digital and partnership innovation at Channel 4, made the announcement at the broadcaster’s upfront at Old Billingsgate in London yesterday.

He said the move is the first time a… [Read more on MediaWeek]