Television and the 12-18s: the Millennials Speak

By Matt Walters – @matthew_walters – matt.walters@decipher.co.uk It has become a recurring theme among observers of the TV industry that young people have rejected broadcast television and “don’t watch TV any more”.  The huge take up of alternative video formats and new devices is continually interpreted as evidence of this rejection. Recent analysis of viewing … More Television and the 12-18s: the Millennials Speak

Down Periscope

The use of Periscope during Mayweather v Pacquiano raises interesting questions Periscope is a streaming media app owned by Twitter. A consumer, with the Periscope app installed on their smart phone or tablet, can use their camera to film something and send a live stream of what they are filming over the web. The integration … More Down Periscope

TVOD: the crown is there for the taking

It’s been a busy few days for Google Play, Google’s digital media store.  First came the announcement last week that Google Play was to be added to the “channels” on Roku’s streaming boxes in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland.  Shortly following this was the company’s Google+ post in which it revealed that Google Play’s … More TVOD: the crown is there for the taking

Decipher’s VOD Audit Q4 ’13: iTunes dominate total VOD size; but Sky lead catch-up

Decipher’s latest VOD Audit report is now available and with 84% of data collection automated, it provides the biggest and most robust picture of the UK video on demand landscape yet. It dissects the biggest 20 video on demand services in the UK giving an unrivalled overview of all VOD in the UK.  The new expanded report reveals that Apple’s iTunes service comprehensively … More Decipher’s VOD Audit Q4 ’13: iTunes dominate total VOD size; but Sky lead catch-up

Decipher’s VOD Audit Q3 2013: YouView now provide more catch-up TV than Sky

Decipher’s latest VOD Audit reveals YouView is now the largest catch-up TV provider in the UK, growing by 24% to offer 2,677 assets. This gives it the lead over Sky by 85 assets with the satellite provider’s catch-up service totaling 2,592 assets, reflecting 11% growth since June. Importantly however, Sky’s claims to having the largest catch-up service … More Decipher’s VOD Audit Q3 2013: YouView now provide more catch-up TV than Sky