Category Archives: streaming
The Rise and Rise of Video Streaming
Axios: The economics don’t mode well for the theater chains, but they aren’t miserable either. U.S. cinema revenue continues to plateau as ticket prices increase, suggesting that theater-viewing isn’t dead yet. Digital movie-viewing, however, continues to skyrocket.
Tipping Point: More people using streaming video services than cable TV
eMarketer: According to a May 2017 study from Fluent LLC, 67% of US internet users watch or have access to a streaming service, while just 61% have cable in their homes.
Streaming Music: Age Demographics
Pew: Listening to music and shopping on the go are especially popular among smartphone owners ages 18 to 29: 87% have listened to an online radio or music service on their phone, compared with 41% of those 50 and over, and … Continue reading
Music streaming grew 93% in 2015
Nielsen: …on-demand audio and video streaming continued to gain in popularity in 2015, posting growth rates of 83% and 102%, respectively. In fact, Justin Bieber’s album Purpose set an all-time record for total audio on-demand streams when it was streamed … Continue reading
Music Streaming Patterns in India, US and Singapore
Devendra Desale reports for KDnuggets on Saavn presentation at Strata Singapore: Rishi Malhotra, Cofounder and CEO, Saavn shared how a music streaming company who has a large portion of mobile users (95%), has used this rich data to improve their … Continue reading
Steve Jobs on how people hate streaming music (video)
Steve Jobs in 2003: “People have told us over and over and over again–they don’t want to rent their music.”