HBO Now adds Vice news show, rumors say Turner content is next
Cloud TV, Content, OTT
HBO Now adds Vice news; rumors say Turner content next for Cloud TV play
Mar 27 2015 5:45 AM

HBO Now, the over-the-top service set to launch next month, might also include content from other Time Warner-owned properties including Turner’s TBS and TNT, according to a published report.

Verizon’s mobile video service all ad supported?
Mobile, Pay TV, Cloud TV
Verizon’s mobile Cloud TV service all ad supported?
Mar 26 2015 11:00 AM

Verizon’s promised mobile video service may be an ad-based model that eschews subscriptions, according to CFO Fran Shammo.

New OTT player expected to enter exploding LatAm market this summer
LatAM, OTT, SVOD
New OTT player expected to enter exploding LatAm market this summer
Mar 26 2015 6:45 AM

Brazil will be getting a new OTT product this summer, with plans to expand the platform – known as InfiniTV – to Latin America and then globally, according to published reports.

Quickplay adds $57M in funding to spur new market growth
Pay TV, Mobile, OTT
Quickplay adds $57M in funding to spur new market growth
Mar 26 2015 6:00 AM

Muiltiscreen video tech company Quickplay has secured $57 million (Canadian) in growth capital from private equity owner Madison Dearborn Partners, financing part

Nielsen ready to measure Netflix, Amazon Prime streaming in homes
Big Data, SVOD, Online Video
Nielsen ready to measure Netflix, Amazon Prime streaming in homes
Mar 25 2015 9:45 AM

Four months after reports said Nielsen would begin measuring viewership of Netflix and Amazon prime content, the TV ratings service this week said it will start offering its metrics by the middle o

Amazon upgrading Fire TV, Fire TV Stick
Connected TVs & Devices, Cloud TV
Amazon upgrading Fire TV, Fire TV Stick
Mar 25 2015 7:45 AM

The battle of the dongles and streaming boxes rages on, this time with Amazon upgrading its Amazon Fire TV Stick and its streaming set-top box, Fire TV.

Global pay TV sub numbers forecast at 1.1B by 2020, revenue growth slows
Pay TV, UHD
Global pay TV sub numbers forecast at 1.1B by 2020, revenue growth slows
Mar 25 2015 5:15 AM

Despite being pressured by over-the-top and subscription video services, the worldwide pay TV market grew at a steady rate of 4% in 2014 to reach 923.5 million subscribers.

Ooyala hosts 70 partners at recent APJ summit in Singapore
Ooyala News, APAC
Ooyala hosts 70 partners at recent APJ summit in Singapore
Mar 25 2015 4:00 AM

Ooyala hosted its second annual Asia Pacific & Japan Partner Summit in Singapore earlier this month, attracting more

Internet video views up in Australia, but TV remains main screen
APAC, Cloud TV, Mobile
Internet video views up in Australia, but TV remains main screen
Mar 24 2015 4:30 PM

The Q4 2014 Australian Multiscreen report released this week shows more tablets and smartphones in use, with younger viewers spending more time watching Internet video, and Australians in general w

Rags Gupta Ooyala Videoplaza Ad Tech
Interviews, Ooyala News, Ad Technology, Programmatic
On the Record with Rags Gupta: Ad Tech's Flight to Quality (part 1 of 2)
Mar 24 2015 12:45 PM

In this edition of On the Record, Videomind caught up with Rags Gupta, general manager of Ooyala EMEA and former chief commercial offiicer of Videoplaza, an Ooyala company and Europe's leading ad t

Global online video ad spend to see 22% growth in 2015, mobile up 50%
Programmatic, Online Video Advertising, Mobile
Global online video ad spend to see 22% growth in 2015, mobile up 50%
Mar 24 2015 8:45 AM

Digital ad spend will drive a 4.6% increase in global ad spend to $540 billion despite 2015 being bereft of the major events in 2014, like the FIFA World Cup, Winter Olympics and mid-term elections

Amazon Fire TV Stick lands in Germany and Austria for 39 euros
EMEA, Connected TVs & Devices, OTT, SVOD
Amazon Fire TV Stick lands in Germany and Austria for 39 euros
Mar 24 2015 6:45 AM

Consumers in Germany and Austria are about to discover the joys of Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, which goes on sale there this week.

EMEA, Ad Technology, Ooyala News
Videoplaza to discuss anti-ad blocking tech, live monetization at Admanagerforum in Munich
Mar 23 2015 8:45 AM

Videoplaza’s Roland Oberländer and Anna Spektor will collaborate to present a discussion on anti-ad blocking technology and monetization of live events at 16.15 CET, Thursday at this year's 

Analyst: N. American OTT revenue to soar 52%; pay TV slip 12% by 2020
Pay TV, SVOD, OTT
Analyst: N. American OTT revenue to soar 52%; pay TV slip 12% by 2020
Mar 23 2015 7:00 AM

Changing viewing habits and increased reliance on burgeoning Cloud TV offerings is creating a major shift in North American media industry revenues, a new study says.

Ooyala webinar: Inside the Numbers, Ooyala's Q4 Global Video Index
Ooyala News, Video Index, Analytics
Ooyala webinar: Inside the Numbers, Ooyala's Q4 Global Video Index
Mar 23 2015 5:45 AM

Don’t miss Tuesday’s webinar, Inside the Numbers, where we take a deeper dive into the Q4 2014 Video Index.

Canada mandates skinny bundle, a la carte from pay-TV providers
Pay TV, Content
Canada mandates skinny bundle, a la carte from pay-TV providers
Mar 20 2015 11:30 AM

Turn out the lights, the party’s over in Canada. Regulators in the Great White North are mandating that pay-TV operators offer a la carte programming to the hoi polloi. The big question?

Apple TV service, HBO Now deal just more dominoes in the industry’s chain reaction of change
Ooyala News, Cloud TV, Pay TV
Apple TV service, HBO Now deal just more dominoes in the industry’s chain reaction of change
Mar 19 2015 9:45 AM

Were you surprised by the latest rumors that Apple is getting ready to launch a Cloud TV offering?

ooyala-videoplaza-tubemogul-video-advertising-europe
Ooyala News, Online Video Advertising, Videoplaza
Ooyala inks deal with TubeMogul
Mar 19 2015 8:30 AM
The programmatic industry is expected to reach $60 billion by 2017.
Portugal’s Cabovisão on the market yet again
EMEA, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pay TV
Portugal’s Cabovisão on the market yet again
Mar 19 2015 7:15 AM

The long odyssey of Portuguese pay-TV provider Cabovisão continues, with the country’s cable operator back on the market for the third time since 2006.

Bell Media adds 4 new CraveTV partners in Ontario
SVOD, Pay TV
Bell Media adds 4 new CraveTV partners in Ontario
Mar 19 2015 5:00 AM

Bell Media’s CraveTV is having a busy year signing up partners to offer the $4/month streaming service, which it rolled out in December and describes as a service “designed to complement the tradit

Media Optimization – a path to streamable 4K
Commentary, UHD
Media optimization – a path to streamable 4K
Mar 18 2015 8:15 AM

4k resolution displays are here today and surprisingly affordable.

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