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Venture Insights reports inform and enable better decision making through independent, objective, and high quality insights, analysis and thought leadership across the media, digital and telco industries in Australia and New Zealand and with global insight from our European partner, Enders.

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    July 6, 2020

    Telecoms and pay TV – Opportunities beyond lockdown

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    The Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will cease to be broadcast in the UK. Carriage negotiations with the major platforms have clearly been going on for some time, with the March agreement for Sky Q to carry the new SVOD service Disney+ completed without any reference to the linear channels.
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  • New
    July 2, 2020

    UK broadband, telephony and pay TV trends Q1 2020 – No foot [...]

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    Market revenue growth plummeted to -2% in Q1 2020, with a lack of premium sports pay TV revenue the biggest factor
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  • New
    July 1, 2020

    Venture survey: NZ mobile consumers driven by price

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    Venture Insights performs periodic consumer surveys on mobile service and handset purchases across NZ.
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  • June 30, 2020

    Times Radio UK – A slow-build acquisition strategy

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    Times Radio launches as an ad-free commercial speech radio service on DAB and online. By extending brand reach, it forms part of the marketing funnel to convert listeners into subscribers
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  • June 29, 2020

    Disney kids’ channels – Ceasing operation in the UK

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    The Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior will cease to be broadcast in the UK. Carriage negotiations with the major platforms have clearly been going on for some time, with the March agreement for Sky Q to carry the new SVOD service Disney+ completed without any reference to the linear channels.
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  • June 25, 2020

    OptiComm acquisition strengthens Uniti’s competitive offer

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    Venture Insights performs periodic consumer surveys on mobile service and handset purchases across NZ.
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  • June 24, 2020

    European football – An opportunity to reset

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    The COVID-19 crisis is compounding the already grim revenue prospects for upcoming football rights sales in continental Europe
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  • June 22, 2020

    Online consumer reviews – Platforms reach for the stars

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    Online reviews are a vital input for consumer decision-making. However, reviews are easy to manipulate, and widespread fraud is undermining credibility and raising the issue of consumer protection
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  • June 19, 2020

    TalkTalk UK – Cost savings drive earnings in a challenging [...]

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    TalkTalk grew EBITDA by 10% in 2019/20, an impressive cost cutting driven result, with revenue and gross margin falling as the company struggles with the move to high speed
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  • June 18, 2020

    Insurtech White Paper Part III: Segments and Players in the Austr [...]

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    This report is the final report in a series by Venture Insights on the disruption in Insurtech, following on from reports on the global landscape and aspects of the Australian landscape.
  • June 17, 2020

    European mobile in Q1 2020 – Robust until recession

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    European mobile service revenue growth strengthened very slightly to -0.3% this quarter but, with many positive and negative factors at play, it would be wrong to conclude that we evidenced a convincing improvement in momentum
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  • June 16, 2020

    Australian Consumer Behavioural Survey – 2020 Part 3: Opportuni [...]

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    This survey report on working from home is the third of three reports based on a behavioural change survey conducted by Venture Insights and commissioned by NBN Co (completed 28th April 2020). The aim of the survey was to understand how new needs due to COVID-19 had changed consumer broadband and technology usage.
  • June 15, 2020

    UK Broadcast television – Troubling trends in lockdown

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    Even with lockdown continuing and competition for time still almost non-existent, linear viewing is heading back towards 2019 levels after its big, early boost
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  • June 11, 2020

    Mobile churn and buying behaviour of Australian consumers

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    Venture Insights performs an annual consumer survey on mobile service and handset purchases across Australia. It asks questions around willingness to pay, intentions to switch service providers and handsets, and key factors responsible for this switching. We also ask which service provider the respondents are switching to, and thus determine the service providers that will gain or lose from this churn. Our latest survey was conducted in March 2020 for Australia, and the key findings have been presented here. In this report, the term MVNO includes resellers such as Belong, Boost, Lebara and Virgin Mobile that are subsidiaries of MNOs or owned by them.
  • June 10, 2020

    Netflix – Looking towards 2025

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    Netflix had an excellent first quarter in 2020 with the tail end encompassing lockdown and likely eliminating churn, as usage exploded
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  • June 9, 2020

    Trends shoring up – UK mobile market in Q1 2020

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    The slow recovery in UK mobile continued this quarter with a 1ppt improvement in service revenue trends
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  • June 4, 2020

    Women and UK TV – Insights from our conference in December [...]

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    In the past five decades, women have acquired an unparalleled financial autonomy by participating in higher education, joining the workforce and becoming entrepreneurs, despite still present barriers
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  • June 3, 2020

    Optus Q4FY20: a challenging quarter likely to have implications f [...]

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    On 28th May 2020, Optus announced its 4QFY20 earnings update for the quarter ending 31st March. Some of the key highlights from the announcement included:
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  • June 2, 2020

    Australian Consumer Behavioural Survey – 2020 Part 2: Emerging [...]

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    This survey report on working from home is the second of three reports based on a behavioural change survey conducted by Venture Insights and commissioned by NBN Co (completed 28th April 2020).
  • May 29, 2020

    Quibi – Adjusting expectations

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    For an unproven service to attract 1.3 million active users in its first five weeks is impressive. But by its own account, Quibi’s launch underwhelmed
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