Last month Disney announced it would begin offering an ad-supported subscription for its video streaming platform, Disney+, by late 2022. Major players in video streaming services like Disney, Paramount Plus, Netflix, and HBO Max are ramping up their pricing strategies in what appears to be a price war. The current battle: how many subscribers can one platform acquire?
Quibi Quickly Bites the Dust
Just six months after launch, Quibi is calling it quits. The streaming service, whose name is derived from the phrase “quick bites,” was originally designed to fill smaller gaps of time, like waiting in line for a coffee or during your morning commute on the subway.[i] Just as the service launched, however, the coronavirus changed the everyday landscape of media consumption. This, combined with a number of other factors, led to service’s quick demise.
eWinning in eSports
Seemingly overnight, eSports – defined by eMarketer as organized gaming competitions among professional players and teams – became a global phenomenon with much at stake for game developers, players, audiences, streaming platforms and live venues. […]
According to a report earlier this year, Walmart wants in on the digital video streaming game. Not only would this be yet another subscription video service in the booming industry, but it would also be yet […]
SoundCloud’s First Ad Campaign Highlights What Makes It Unique: Its Users
If you aren’t too familiar with the audio and music platform, SoundCloud, you will soon be well acquainted as the company launches its first ad campaign titled, “First on SoundCloud.” Not only is this the […]