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Netflix and Amazon become more popular than pay-TV services

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Subscriber numbers for streaming services rise as young people shy away from traditional broadcasting Britain's growing appetite for services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime has seen the number of subscribers to streaming services overtake those signed up to pay-TV providers such as Sky, BT and Virgin Media for the first time. The total number of UK subscribers to the three most popular online streaming services in the UK - Netflix, Amazon and Sky's Now TV - hit 15.4 million at the end of the first quarter this year. At the same time, the number of subscribers to pay-TV packages reached...
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Streaming service subscriptions top pay TV broadcasters in the UK for first time ever

Streaming service subscriptions top pay TV broadcasters in the UK for first time ever

1 month ago   |   By Radio Times

The number of UK subscriptions to television streaming services Netflix, Amazon and NOW TV has overtaken traditional pay television for the first time, according to data released by Ofcom.
In a new report, TV industry regulator Ofcom found that the total number of UK subscriptions to the three most popular online streaming services - Netflix, Amazon Prime and Sky's NOW TV - reached 15.4 million in the first three months of this year.
This overtakes the number of total pay TV subscriptions to services like Sky and BT in the UK over the same period. That figure now stands at 15.1...
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