VideoFuel: Android Stream Hours Near 1 Trillion, The Digital Migration of Broadcasters, And More

By Rachel DeSimone on February 19, 2021

This Week in the Digital Video Industry

 

1 Android Phone Users Streamed Almost 1 Trillion Hours in 2020

Streaming video consumption on mobile devices is rising annually, evidenced in part by a significant uptick on Android phones in 2020.

2 Pandemic Accelerates Broadcasters' Digital Migration Plans

Sixty-eight per cent of executives believe Free TV will prioritise their AVoD activities in 2021 with more content set to be released exclusively on broadcaster’s OTT platforms.

3 How YouTube's 'Watch On' Button Could Change Video Embeds

YouTube’s recent testing of a more noticeable "Watch on YouTube" button on video embeds could lead to bigger implications for the website and its users, experts say.

4 Roku Confirms Plans For Original Content For The Roku Channel

Speculation was abound earlier this week, when news of a job posting at Roku indicated they were getting into the original content game.

5 Cinedigm Keeps Up Streaming M&A Hot Streak

Cinedigm, a streaming content provider, is keeping up its recent M&A hot streak by buying Screambox, a subscription service for horror films and series.

 

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