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Online VoD to overtake linear TV by 2020 in Germany

Tuesday 31 March 2015 | 15:51 CET | News
Streaming and VoD services will overtake linear television by 2020, according to Michael Westphal, leader of the streaming media work group at German internet industry group Eco. Digital TV Research analysts predict that Netflix alone will have 11 million German streaming subscribers by then, equal to 30 percent of all TV households. Goldmedia forecasts that the revenue from VoD will triple to just under half a billion euros by 2018. An increasing number of VoD providers such as Amazon's Lovefilm, Sky's Snap and Sky Go, ProSieben's Maxdome, Telekom's Videoload, Apple's iTunes and Vivendi's

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Amazon / Apple / LoveFilm / Maxdome / ProSieben / Snap / Videoload / Vivendi / ZDF
Countries: Germany
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