Forecast: Netflix to 104M international users by 2020
SVOD
Forecast: Netflix to 104M international users by 2020
May 26 2015 10:30 AM

New forecasts from the equity research branch of by Cowen Company shows Netflix with 104 million international subscribers by 2020, and that number doesn’t include potential subscribers if

What does Charter’s acquisition of TWC, Bright House mean?
Commentary, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pay TV
What does Charter’s acquisition of TWC, Bright House mean?
May 26 2015 6:30 AM

There may be corks popping in Charter Communication’s boardroom after it finally got a win in its r

Charter to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House in massive deal
Mergers & Acquisitions, Pay TV, Broadband
Charter to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House in massive deal
May 26 2015 5:45 AM

Charter Communications today said it was acquiring Time Warner Cable and would take a majority share in Bright House Networks in a deal that would make Charter the second largest cable operator in

SVOD was the biggest driver of global pay-TV subscriber growth in 2014
SVOD, Pay TV
SVOD was the biggest driver of global pay-TV subscriber growth in 2014
May 22 2015 7:00 AM

OTT services like Hulu and Netflix could be crucial to service providers hoping to grow pay-TV margin and to slow or stop the migration of audiences away from the bloated pay-TV bundle.

Nearly 98% of TV households globally will be digital by 2020
Connected TVs & Devices, APAC
Nearly 98% of TV households globally will be digital by 2020
May 20 2015 10:00 AM

The APAC region will drive huge global gains in the number of digital TVs in households, with at least 93 countries being completely digital by 2020 compared with only 17 at end-2014.

European telecom makes big move into US market with Suddenlink deal
EMEA, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pay TV
European telecom makes big move into US market with Suddenlink deal
May 20 2015 8:15 AM

European telecom Altice has jumped into the U.S. pay-TV consolidation game, taking a 70% share in Suddenlink, the nation’s 7th largest cable operator.

LatAM, Programmatic, Ad Technology
AOL pushes its programmatic ad platform to Brazil
May 19 2015 1:30 PM

A growing online video market in Brazil – it’s the second-largest OTT market in Latin America behind Mexico – is prompting AOL to deploy its programmatic video ad platform to the country.

Ooyala News, Analytics
Ooyala partners with Nice People at Work for YOUBORA analytics QoS integration.
May 19 2015 10:45 AM

Today Ooyala is announcing a partnership with Nice People at Work (NPAW), including integration of their YOUBORA Analyti

Losses in linear TV audience accelerates with another double-digit dip
SVOD, Online Video, Pay TV
Losses in linear TV audience accelerates with another double-digit dip
May 19 2015 7:00 AM

Linear TV viewing saw a double-digit audience dip for the week of May 4-11, the fifth straight week that viewership dropped by 10% or more.

Report: Charter-Bright House $10.4B deal is on… again
Pay TV, Mergers & Acquisitions
Report: Charter-Bright House $10.4B deal is on… again
May 19 2015 6:15 AM

The $10.4 billion Charter Communications acquisition of Bright House Networks continues to have a heartbeat after all.

SVOD HH penetration on the rise, but account sharing costly to providers
SVOD, Monetization
SVOD HH penetration on the rise, but account sharing costly to providers
May 18 2015 5:45 AM

The number of SVOD households in the U.S.

APAC, Connected TVs & Devices
Philippines broadcaster opts for dongles vs. STBs for its digital switchover
May 18 2015 5:15 AM

Philippines broadcaster GMA Networks says it will distribute TV dongles rather than set-top boxes to supports its transition to digital television broadcasting.

Ooyala News
Experience your customer to improve Customer Experience
May 18 2015 3:45 AM

I travel...travel to meet my teams across the globe as well as the customers who help us run our business. With every visit, I come back with a renewed respect for their trust in us(employees and c

Videomind podcast - top TV and Media headlines
Cloud TV, OTT, Online Video, Cord Cutting, Broadband, Podcasts
Videomind Podcast May 15: Cord cutting data, Facebook Instant Articles, Verizon + AOL, more
May 15 2015 11:15 AM

In this week's audio podcast, Hack and Flack cover the week's top TV and media stories.

Dan Simon talks big data at Ooyala
Big Data, Analytics
Inside Ooyala: Dan Simon talks big data, Part 2
May 14 2015 1:15 PM

This video is part 2 of a 2-part series. If you missed it, watch part 1 here

Dan Simon talks Big Data for Ooyala
Big Data, Analytics
Inside Ooyala: Dan Simon talks big data, Part 1
May 14 2015 1:15 PM

This video is part 1 of a 2-part series.

Cord cutting has operators backpedaling; time to turn around and sprint to the wall
Commentary, Pay TV, OTT
Cord cutting has operators backpedaling; time to turn around and sprint to the wall
May 14 2015 10:45 AM

Baseball outfielders know that when a ball is hit hard and looks like it’s going over their heads that they should turn their back to the plate, run like hell to where they think the ball is going

AT&T first IPTV player to announce deal to offer Hulu to subscribers
Pay TV, SVOD, OTT
AT&T first IPTV player to announce deal to offer Hulu to subscribers
May 13 2015 10:15 AM

AT&T has become the latest pay-TV operator to announce it would be offering SVOD service Hulu direct to subscribers, but wasn’t specific as to when the service would be available, saying only t

Facebook’s ‘Instant Articles’ a launch pad for video too?
Online Video, OTT
Facebook’s ‘Instant Articles’ a launch pad for video too?
May 13 2015 7:15 AM

In what could be a precursor to a big video push, Facebook today announced “Instant Articles,” which allows publishers to create fast, interactive articles on Facebook.

Report: Charter remains in talks with Bright House… with an eye on TWC, too
Pay TV, Mergers & Acquisitions
Report: Charter remains in talks with Bright House… with an eye on TWC, too
May 13 2015 6:00 AM

Married at First Sight it’s not, but it appears Charters on-again, off-again pursuit of Bright House Networks isn’t over yet and that the two may, in fact, work out a deal.

IPTV, Pay TV
Global pay-TV revenue forecast sees cable tumbling as IPTV, satellite grow
May 13 2015 5:30 AM

Cable-TV revenues worldwide will drop from 46% of total pay-TV revenues to 40% in 2020, a new report says, with satellite pay-TV becoming the top revenue generator this year.

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