THREE OF THE FOUR VOD SERVICES WILL INTRODUCE ADVERTISING BY NEXT YEAR AT THE LATEST

31. 3. 2023 Advertising will become a standard part of most paid streaming services by 2025, according to the latest NPAW 2023 State of Streaming Advertising and Analytics study, which analysed data from 250 streaming service operators around the world. Responses to the NPAW survey found that 76 percent of the operators surveyed plan to introduce advertising no… Continue reading THREE OF THE FOUR VOD SERVICES WILL INTRODUCE ADVERTISING BY NEXT YEAR AT THE LATEST Více informací



VOD CATALOGUES: A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

28. 3. 2023 Almost a third (32%) of all works, specifically films and TV seasons, found in VOD catalogues are of European origin. Furthermore, according to a new report of TVOD, SVOD and FOD catalogues by the European Audiovisual Observatory, around one in five (21%) are of EU 27 origin. Other key findings of the report are: EU27… Continue reading VOD CATALOGUES: A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE Více informací



CZECH PAY-TV STILL LAGGING BEHIND SLOVAKIA

23. 3. 2023 There are a third fewer viewers with pay-TV in the Czech Republic than in neighbouring Slovakia. According to Atmedia, while the figure in the former among those aged 15-69 stood at 57% in the second half of 2022, it was 95% in the latter. Commenting on the figures, Pavel Müller, head of research and marketing… Continue reading CZECH PAY-TV STILL LAGGING BEHIND SLOVAKIA Více informací



MORE THAN A QUARTER OF STREAMING SERVICES ARE SHARED

22. 3. 2023 12% of direct-to-consumer (D2C) streaming services in the United States are being paid for by someone outside of the immediate household. New consumer research from Leichtman Research Group found 86% of US households have at least one streaming video service from 15 top subscription video-on-demand and D2C services, and 50% of households have four or… Continue reading MORE THAN A QUARTER OF STREAMING SERVICES ARE SHARED Více informací



THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WATCHING PAY VIDEO AND SMART TV IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS GROWING

22. 3. 2023 New data from the Czech Statistical Office (CSÚ) for 2022 confirms the rapid growth of pay-per-view videos and the proliferation of smart TVs in Czech households. Watching paid videos on the internet (e.g. Netflix, HBO Max, Voyo) is growing rapidly in the Czech Republic. Last year, 22% of people over 16 did so. If we… Continue reading THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WATCHING PAY VIDEO AND SMART TV IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC IS GROWING Více informací



PRIMA GROUP JOINS THE ASSOCIATION OF ONLINE PUBLISHERS

20. 3. 2023 The Association of Online Publishers  is expanding with four new members. In March, the Prima Group, Investigace.cz, ABC Media and Inregion.cz joined the industry organisation. The number of members of the association has thus risen to twenty-five. “We are pleased to welcome more members to our organisation. When we look at the diversity of our… Continue reading PRIMA GROUP JOINS THE ASSOCIATION OF ONLINE PUBLISHERS Více informací



PRIMA: SKIPPING COMMERCIALS WAS A BIG DRAMA, BUT THE EMOTIONS HAVE SUBSIDED

20. 3. 2023 For three quarters of a year now there has been a ban on skipping ads in the back view of IPTV operators in the broadcasts of Prima group TV stations. What the measure has brought and what the next steps will be, representatives of the Prima group explain. The MediaGuru.cz editorial team talked to Lukáš… Continue reading PRIMA: SKIPPING COMMERCIALS WAS A BIG DRAMA, BUT THE EMOTIONS HAVE SUBSIDED Více informací



TV DRIVES THE MOST ATTENTION

5. 3. 2023 What is attention these days and why is it important for TV advertisers? These questions are answered by a compilation of facts gathered from research conducted globally by The Global TV Group. In today’s multi-tasking, digital age, attention in advertising has become a critical consideration for businesses seeking to connect with their target audiences. Consumers… Continue reading TV DRIVES THE MOST ATTENTION Více informací



HOT TAKES: WHY IS AD-SUPPORTED TV HOT AGAIN?

15. 2. 2023 Remember when the conventional wisdom was that the future of television was ad-free, that subscription alone would suffice and that The People just wanted to binge. That was so 2021. The last two years have seen a rapid rise in ad-supported TV. Everything from the FASTs to ad-supported versions of all nine major SVOD services. Consumers… Continue reading HOT TAKES: WHY IS AD-SUPPORTED TV HOT AGAIN? Více informací



PRIMA+ RUNS ON ITS OWN PLATFORM, IT WOULD LIKE TO HAVE 600,000 USERS, BUT IT CAN HANDLE EVEN MORE

13. 2. 2023 The video service launched on Wednesday last week, the “first impression” came out last Friday and now it’s time for a few questions about the implementation and other plans. In addition, the streaming service is the first one to come up with a so-called hybrid subscription offer combining a certain amount of advertising and a… Continue reading PRIMA+ RUNS ON ITS OWN PLATFORM, IT WOULD LIKE TO HAVE 600,000 USERS, BUT IT CAN HANDLE EVEN MORE Více informací



TV BECOMES INCREASINGLY RELEVANT AS GEN Z VIEWERS MATURE

8. 2. 2023 Age demographic differences in the TV market are nothing new but a study from Horowitz Research, tracking the media lifestyles of Gen Z, has uncovered notable differences in a single group, that is the media lifestyles of 18-24 year-old Gen Zers compared with younger counterparts. Horowitz found that overall Gen Zers split video viewing time… Continue reading TV BECOMES INCREASINGLY RELEVANT AS GEN Z VIEWERS MATURE Více informací



PRIMA+ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED, PRESENTED BY THE PLUSÁK FAMILY

25. 1. 2023 The Prima Group has launched the advertising campaign for its new streaming service Prima+. The Prima Group launched the creative campaign for the launch of its new Prima+ streaming service on Tuesday 24th January. It promises “the greatest entertainment in the galaxy”. It relies on the alien Pýtý and the animated Plusák family, whose members… Continue reading PRIMA+ CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED, PRESENTED BY THE PLUSÁK FAMILY Více informací



NEW VOD SERVICE FOR CZECH REPUBLIC

6. 1. 2023 The Czech Republic’s FTV Prima has confirmed that it is preparing to launch a new VOD service. In a statement, it said that it will provide full details of its long-rumoured project at an event at the PLAYzone Arena in Prague on January 24. Prima currently operates 10 linear TV channels, including the flagship TV… Continue reading NEW VOD SERVICE FOR CZECH REPUBLIC Více informací



PETS WIN FOR BRANDS IN 2022’S MOST LIKEABLE TV ADS

4. 1. 2023 Among the many insights included in iSpot’s upcoming 2022 TV advertising report is a look at the most likeable ads of the year. Data from iSpot’s Creative Assessment survey reveals pet-centric ads were a hit, with Chewy.com, PetSmart and Chevy’s cat-focused “Walter in Winter” all among the top 10 by likeability score. Additionally: Also… Continue reading PETS WIN FOR BRANDS IN 2022’S MOST LIKEABLE TV ADS Více informací



CZECH MEDIA 2022: VOD BOOM, COST PRESSURE AND LEGISLATIVE FIGHT

30. 12. 2022 No sooner had the media market shaken off the covid downturn than the effects of economic development and rising costs began to show. Several print media outlets closed down, while VOD services developed as expected. 2022 brought that to the media as well. The media market returned to growth in the year 2022 after the… Continue reading CZECH MEDIA 2022: VOD BOOM, COST PRESSURE AND LEGISLATIVE FIGHT Více informací



MEDIA IN CR AT CHRISTMAS: MAINLY TV, THEN READING BOOKS AND VIDEOS

22. 12. 2022 Watching TV is by far the most popular Christmas media activity among Czechs. Czech fairy tales and czech films are the most frequently watched, with the most popular title being the fairy tale Three Nuts for Cinderella. Watching television is by far the most popular Christmas media activity of the Czechs. The majority (81%) plan… Continue reading MEDIA IN CR AT CHRISTMAS: MAINLY TV, THEN READING BOOKS AND VIDEOS Více informací



MOST SUBSCRIBERS WOULDN’T LEAVE THE SVOD BECAUSE OF THE ADVERTISING

23. 11. 2022 56% of users of paid VOD services would not stop using them even if they newly included advertising, research by Atmedia has shown. A majority of users of paid VOD services (56%) would not stop using them even if they newly included advertising. The Atmedia index results show that the vast majority of them made… Continue reading MOST SUBSCRIBERS WOULDN’T LEAVE THE SVOD BECAUSE OF THE ADVERTISING Více informací



BVOD ADVERTISING: MORE REACH, LESS RISK

15. 11. 2022 BVOD advertising adds reach to a linear TV campaign and is the least risky of all video advertising channels – including linear TV – in terms of predicting a return, according to a new Thinkbox study*. Surprisingly, there’s been relatively little large-scale evidence about the effectiveness of BVOD, despite being an important channel in the… Continue reading BVOD ADVERTISING: MORE REACH, LESS RISK Více informací