Netflix's catalogue is getting more global, and while this is partly fueled by the group's huge investment in original content, even more global content is coming from acquisition.
Online video access is increasingly important to consumers but even as subscription online video services gain market share, TV Everywhere services run by pay TV operators are still significantly less in demand than their linear TV counterparts, and OTT competitors.
Formula 1 is likely to hit a core SVoD demographic in the US with its new Direct-to-Consumer service. US fans of the sport skew to the key younger SVoD demographic. By contrast, F1 fans in European markets tend to be older. F1's challenge will be monetising the relatively small fan base in the US.
Although recently cable companies have felt pressure in some developed markets such as the US, globally, absolute cable subscriptions have grown.