CIF: NO SHOCKS AWAIT THE CZECH MARKET, PRIMA IS LOOKING FOR 100,000 PAYERS

1. 11. 2022 Rising inflation and the expected more frugal behaviour of Czech customers should not have a negative impact on the Czech market of SVOD services, representatives of commercial TV stations estimated at Tuesday’s Czech Internet Forum conference. The Czech pay video content (SVOD) market should not be negatively affected by rising inflation and more frugal behaviour… Continue reading CIF: NO SHOCKS AWAIT THE CZECH MARKET, PRIMA IS LOOKING FOR 100,000 PAYERS Více informací



CHASM BETWEEN INDUSTRY’S VIEW OF MEDIA HABITS AND REALITY SHRINKING, STUDY FINDS

12. 10. 2022 While the gap is getting smaller, research shows there are still some major gaps between consumers’ media consumption and what the industry thinks is happening, underlining the need for market orientation. GapThe disconnect between how the industry views consumers’ media consumption and the reality is improving, but there are still some major gaps, particularly on… Continue reading CHASM BETWEEN INDUSTRY’S VIEW OF MEDIA HABITS AND REALITY SHRINKING, STUDY FINDS Více informací



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AD SKIPPING RESTRICTIONS RETURNED TWO THIRDS OF GRPS

13. 9. 2022 Media Club is satisfied with the introduction of ad skipping restrictions in the return view of IPTV operators, according to the first month results. According to Prima Group commercial director Vladimír Pořízek, about two first of GRPS ad returns have been made. Since June, the Prima TV group has restricted the possibilities for skipping ads… Continue reading AD SKIPPING RESTRICTIONS RETURNED TWO THIRDS OF GRPS Více informací



EXPERTS: PAY TV AND STREAMING TO CONVERGE

17. 8. 2022 Nearly one third of TV industry professionals expect traditional pay TV and streaming services to converge. As the media industry transforms, the TV business has seen unprecedented interest in the past two years. The overall picture is influenced by news media combined with savvy marketing and PR. But how do industry professionals see the changing… Continue reading EXPERTS: PAY TV AND STREAMING TO CONVERGE Více informací



40 % OF CZECHS USE PAID VOD SERVICES. BUT NOT EVERYONE PAYS FOR THEM

3. 8. 2022 40 % of Czechs aged 15 to 69 use at least one paid service to watch TV shows, series and movies. They have access to multiple services but do not always pay for all the platforms they use, for example because they use shared access from their friends. The data comes from the Altmedia Index… Continue reading 40 % OF CZECHS USE PAID VOD SERVICES. BUT NOT EVERYONE PAYS FOR THEM Více informací



THE TV AND VOD MARKET IS DRIVEN BY ANIMATION STUDIOS

2. 8. 2022 After acquiring film studios or buying up sports rights, players in the VOD and TV market are rushing to animation studios, writes Erika Luzsicza. What’s moving the TV market at the moment? So far we’ve had movie studio acquisitions, sports rights buyouts, or increased interest in live streaming. Some of these trends have been revived… Continue reading THE TV AND VOD MARKET IS DRIVEN BY ANIMATION STUDIOS Více informací



THE NEW LIFE OF THE LIVING ROOM AKA ALL EYES ON THE BIG SCREEN

1. 8. 2022 Recent years have accelerated the growth of media consumption on a global scale - especially when it comes to home use, as our living rooms have become the epicenter of a whole new lifestyle. What does this mean for advertisers and broadcasters themselves, and how can they use it to their advantage? This was the aim of the current research “New Life of the Living Room”, which was jointly carried out by smartclip a RTL AdConnect. Více informací



„YOU CAN EITHER MAKE PEOPLE CRY AND LAUGH, OR YOU CAN’T SUCCEED IN THE TV BUSINESS,“ SAYS CME CHIEF DIDIER STOESSEL

30. 7. 2022 CME Media Group CEO Didier Stoessel is one of the most influential figures in the domestic media business. The former investment banker with experience at HSBC and Merril Lynch is the top executive chosen by the PPF Group two years ago to bring the newly acquired CME Media Group back to the limelight. And Stoessel… Continue reading „YOU CAN EITHER MAKE PEOPLE CRY AND LAUGH, OR YOU CAN’T SUCCEED IN THE TV BUSINESS,“ SAYS CME CHIEF DIDIER STOESSEL Více informací



VOYO NOT PLANNING TO JOIN A PRICE WAR OR INTRODUCE ADS

3. 6. 2022 Paid video service Voyo will not participate in a price war with foreign VOD services, neither does it plan to introduce ads. It was announced at the Digimedia conference. Voyo will not join the price war with foreign video services entering the Czech market this year. Daniel Grunt, Head of Digital of Nova and CME, said… Continue reading VOYO NOT PLANNING TO JOIN A PRICE WAR OR INTRODUCE ADS Více informací



STUDY EU: CTV VIEWERS EMBRACE AD-SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

3. 6. 2022 Connected television (CTV) viewers in six European countries – including France, Germany and the UK – use an average of 3.5 streaming platforms, with over a third utilizing ad-supported services. These findings came from a survey by FreeWheel, an ad-focused unit of media giant Comcast, and Happydemics, the research firm, of connected TV audiences in France, Germany,… Continue reading STUDY EU: CTV VIEWERS EMBRACE AD-SUPPORTED PLATFORMS Více informací



CZECHS WANT BOTH TV AND STREAMING SERVICES

2. 6. 2022 Linear broadcasting is still the most desired platform, agreed experts at the seventeenth annual Digimedia conference. The growing popularity of time-shifted viewing and streaming services, which still have great potential in the local market, was also confirmed. At the beginning, Tereza Šimečková, Director at Nielsen Admosphere, looked back at the two Covid years and used… Continue reading CZECHS WANT BOTH TV AND STREAMING SERVICES Více informací



NEW SVOD DATA: NETFLIX, HBO MAX AND VOYO ARE USED THE MOST

1. 6. 2022 The number of SVOD users in the Czech Republic is growing. The top three services on the local market are Netflix, HBO Max and Voyo. According to the fresh data from Atmedia Index, SVOD services are used by 40% of the Czech internet population aged 15-69, up 12 percentage points year-on-year. The data were presented… Continue reading NEW SVOD DATA: NETFLIX, HBO MAX AND VOYO ARE USED THE MOST Více informací



VOYO WANTS TO BE PART OF THE BIG THREE. WE ARE ALREADY NUMBER TWO IN THE MARKET, SAYS DANIEL GRUNT

27. 4. 2022 Nova TV has already succeeded in beating HBO Max in the number of subscribers to its video service Voyo. It is the second strongest streaming service in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. However, Disney+ entering the local market on 14 June may shuffle the ranking. According to Daniel Grunt, Chief Digital Officer in CME, which… Continue reading VOYO WANTS TO BE PART OF THE BIG THREE. WE ARE ALREADY NUMBER TWO IN THE MARKET, SAYS DANIEL GRUNT Více informací



VOYO DOES NOT TARGET YOUNG PEOPLE. WE ARE ALL ABOUT FAMILIES, SAYS DANIEL GRUNT

20. 4. 2022 Nova TV’s Voyo video service experienced an exceptionally successful year. At the beginning of 2021, it announced an ambitious plan to attract a million customers within five years. At that time, Nova only had about 60 thousand customers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It surpassed its annual goal in the autumn and now the number… Continue reading VOYO DOES NOT TARGET YOUNG PEOPLE. WE ARE ALL ABOUT FAMILIES, SAYS DANIEL GRUNT Více informací



TRENDS: LINEAR TV WILL DECLINE, VIDEO ON DEMAND WILL GROW

13. 4. 2022 Although linear TV has still been a powerful source of video content viewing, online video on demand viewing is expected to grow further in the coming years. Prima TV Group expects that the reach of linear TV in the Czech population will decline while online video consumption will grow. Prima’s CCO Vladimír Pořízek said that… Continue reading TRENDS: LINEAR TV WILL DECLINE, VIDEO ON DEMAND WILL GROW Více informací



STUDY: CONSUMERS GROW LESS CLEAR OF STREAMING BRANDS’ OFFERINGS AS RANKS GROW

31. 3. 2022 Hub’s annual Evolution of Video Branding study found large gaps between TV service name recognition and true understanding of each service’s value proposition, the firm said. Hub’s “Evolution of Video Branding” study was conducted among 1,601 U.S. consumers with broadband, age 16-74, who watch at least one hour of TV per week. The data was… Continue reading STUDY: CONSUMERS GROW LESS CLEAR OF STREAMING BRANDS’ OFFERINGS AS RANKS GROW Více informací



STUDY USA: CAN STREAMING VIDEO KEEP UP WITH THE METAVERSE?

29. 3. 2022 New Deloitte survey finds that the U.S. SVOD churn rate is 37% and that younger generations are increasingly embracing gaming, social media and user generated content NEW YORK— Amid the burgeoning debate about the metaverse and its prospects for dominating the media landscape, Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends survey found a number of signs that streaming… Continue reading STUDY USA: CAN STREAMING VIDEO KEEP UP WITH THE METAVERSE? Více informací



THE NOVA GROUP HAS LAUNCHED TN LIVE AND NOVA LADY STATION IN THE HBBTV ENVIRONMENT

25. 3. 2022 Nova Group has come up with the launch of TN Live under the red button (in the HbbTV environment) in connection with the war in Ukraine. Viewers will now also find Nova Lady there. This station is on the Nova Group’s offer from autumn 2021. TV Nova said it sees HbbTV as an ever-evolving technology… Continue reading THE NOVA GROUP HAS LAUNCHED TN LIVE AND NOVA LADY STATION IN THE HBBTV ENVIRONMENT Více informací