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Table 12.1 Top transactional and subscription television and film VoD providers in the UK, 2013 (ranked by revenue)1 Rank Company Country of Ownership 1 Apple USA 2 BSkyB UK/USA 3 Netflix USA 4 Virgin Media UK/USA 5 LOVEFiLM USA 6 Microsoft USA 7 BT Vision UK 8 Now TV UK/USA Source: IHS 1 Revenue figures are not disclosed as these are confidential. According to Ofcom, YouTube was the most popular VoD provider among UK online film viewers aged 12 or over who downloaded, streamed and shared films in 2012 and 2013, with 42% and 39% of users respectively (Figure 12.3). For both years the next most popular providers were LOVEFiLM (23% in 2012; 25% in 2013), followed by Netflix (19% in 2012; 24% in 2013). Although Apple was the top provider in revenue terms, iTunes was only the fourth most used provider in 2012 and the fifth in 2013. Figure 12.3 VoD providers used in the UK for downloading and streaming by online film viewers aged 12+ 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5 0 134 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014 YouTube LOVEFiLM* iTunes Amazon Sky Go % 2012 41.5 22.8 19.2 13.3 12.1 7.9 2013 39.5 25.4 24.3 9.6 9.7 9.9 Source: Ofcom Online Copyright Infringement Tracker Waves 1 and 4, Kantar Media * The LOVEFiLM brand is now used only for video rental, LOVEFiLM Instant is now part of Amazon Prime Instant Video.


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