Pay TV, IPTV
Canada’s Bell ringing up IPTV growth
Apr 20 2015 7:45 AM

Canadian telco Bell says its IPTV offering has reached a milestone: One million customers.

O, Canada! Great White North sees an exodus of pay-TV subs
Pay TV, SVOD, OTT
O, Canada! Great White North sees an exodus of pay-TV subs to OTT
Apr 20 2015 7:45 AM

After years of strong growth – in the range of 220,000 new subs each year from 2007 to 2011 – Canadian operators saw cord cutting increase 631% between 2013 and 2014.

EMEA, OTT, SVOD
Ireland’s Digiweb launches cross-device TV service
Apr 20 2015 6:00 AM

Irish fixed and mobile broadband provider Digiweb has tapped Cloudio TV to deliver a new cross-device TV service.

Why Comcast and TWC’s meet with Justice to allay merger fears is a moot point
Mergers & Acquisitions, Pay TV, Broadband
Why Comcast and TWC’s meet with Justice to allay merger fears is moot
Apr 20 2015 5:15 AM

Comcast’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable is far from a done deal.

APAC, OTT
What to expect at APOS - Will innovation and content meet revenue stream?
Apr 17 2015 7:15 AM

There’s never been a more exciting time to be in the OTT business.

Personalized push drives mobile media engagement
Mobile, Big Data, Analytics
Personalized push drives mobile media engagement
Apr 17 2015 7:15 AM

Consumption of mobile video – especially among Millennials and Gen Edge users who often see the screen as their first and sometimes only choice -- has doubled over the past year and grown more than

EMEA, Mobile, Online Video
MIPTV focuses on mobile and millennials
Apr 17 2015 6:15 AM

The TV industry’s twice annual pilgrimage to Cannes, France clashed with NAB this year, but many still headed down to th

Ooyala IQ wins NAB Best of Show from TV Technology
Ooyala News
Ooyala IQ wins Best of Show at NAB
Apr 16 2015 1:45 PM
It’s been a busy week for Ooyala at NAB packed with a multitude of panels, customer meetings, and admittedly, even a few parties.
NAB’s Smith says ‘next-gen’ technology, IP delivery key to broadcast’s future
OTT, Online Video, Pay TV
NAB’s Smith says ‘next-gen’ technology, IP delivery key to broadcast’s future
Apr 14 2015 10:45 AM

The big stick – the antenna masts scattered across the landscape of the world – have always defined TV and radio broadcasters.

Charter, Arris team in JV to buy ActiveVideo
Pay TV, Mergers & Acquisitions
Charter, Arris team in JV to buy ActiveVideo
Apr 14 2015 8:30 AM

Set-top vendor Arris and Charter Communications are paying $135 million for ActiveVideo, the developer of CloudTV.

Report: Mature markets seeing a shift toward premium, linear streaming
OTT, SVOD, Content
Report: Mature markets seeing a shift toward premium, linear streaming
Apr 10 2015 6:30 AM

There are some big numbers coming in for the streaming video industry this year, according to researcher Ovum, which is forecasting the number of consumers subscribing to premium video services wil

Consumers up OTT spend 29% as nearly 60% of US households subscribe
SVOD, Connected TVs & Devices
Consumers up OTT spend 29% as nearly 60% of US households subscribe
Apr 10 2015 5:45 AM

More U.S. consumers are spending more cash on online video services like Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime Instant Video, new research shows.

Fiber, DOCSIS 3.0 driving fixed broadband subs toward 1 billion globally
Broadband, SVOD, Online Video
Fiber, DOCSIS 3.0 driving fixed broadband subs toward 1 billion globally
Apr 10 2015 4:45 AM

Fixed broadband subscriptions globally, driven by fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and DOCSIS 3.0 technologies, are forecast to near 1 billion in 2019.

CBS expanding All Access SVOD service to affiliates
SVOD, OTT
CBS expanding All Access SVOD live linear service to affiliates
Apr 09 2015 12:00 PM

CBS All Access, the Eye Network’s OTT play it launched in October, is expanding its live linear feed to 56 new markets, up from the 14 network-owned stations it initially debuted with.

Sling TV subs get HBO ahead of schedule with immediate rollout
SVOD, Pay TV, OTT
Sling TV subs get HBO ahead of schedule
Apr 09 2015 9:45 AM

Are you ready to rumble? Dish Network and its Sling TV OTT service apparently are, offering its new HBO deal to subscribers starting today, ahead of its announced Saturday launch.

In all-cash deal, Akamai acquires Octoshape to up streaming abilities
Mergers & Acquisitions, OTT
In all-cash deal, Akamai acquires Octoshape to up streaming abilities
Apr 09 2015 9:00 AM

Akamai has acquired multicast video technology specialist Octoshape in an all-cash deal that gives Akamai more insight into optimizing streaming – and especially live streaming -- for over-the-top

Netflix delivered 10 billion hours of content in Q1
SVOD, OTT
Netflix delivered 10 billion hours of content in Q1
Apr 08 2015 11:15 AM

Netflix this week said it had reached a milestone of sorts, tweeting that it had streamed more than 10 billion hours of content in the first quarter of 2015.

Ooyala’s London Video Forum: Programmatic for video, TV Everywhere and the future of UK SVOD
Ooyala News, Ad Technology
Ooyala’s London Video Forum: Programmatic for video, TV Everywhere and the future of UK SVOD
Apr 08 2015 10:45 AM

Ooyala earlier this month hosted a breakfast forum in London that attracted a range of video professionals from across the United Kingdom.

Amazon’s Instant Video isn’t 1st choice of Prime subscribers… yet
SVOD, Online Video
Amazon’s Instant Video isn’t 1st choice of Prime subscribers… yet
Apr 08 2015 10:00 AM

For Amazon Prime users in the United States, free expedited shipping remains a bigger draw than unlimited online video, a new report says.

At least for the moment.

Vivendi gains inside track of Dailymotion buy for $236 million
EMEA, Mergers & Acquisitions, Online Video
Vivendi gains inside track to Dailymotion buy for $236 million
Apr 08 2015 6:45 AM

In a move that would be the first step for French media company Vivendi toward becoming a global media and content powerhouse – and quickly quiet activist shareholders upset over its strategy – the

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