The British Video Association still knows how to throw a party. Home entertainment may be acquiescing to all things digital, but packaged media — specifically marketing and PR in the world’s third-largest market — was in the spotlight June 11 during the 2015 BVA Awards at Tobacco Dock in London.
Alibaba Group Holding reportedly plans to launch a video subscription streaming service in China in the coming months similar to Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Interestingly, Alibaba bowed a SVOD service with Lionsgate last year.
Spurred by price cuts and greater consumer awareness, shipments of 4KTV panels in April surpassed 3 million units for the first time, representing 14% of all TV panels shipped globally during the month, according to new data from IHS.