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Roku box for PLDT

Roku box for PLDT

Philippine multi-play operator PLDT is introducing the next generation of its TVolution streaming box for its customers. PLDT worked with streaming pioneer Roku to deliver to its customers a fully-proven…

CJEU: Multimedia player could breach copyright

CJEU: Multimedia player could breach copyright

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the sale of a multimedia player which enables films that are available illegally on the Internet to be viewed…

60% US ‘net homes have at least 1 connected TV

Year over year, the number of homes with an installed connected TV device increased by six million, now totalling 60 per cent of US Internet homes, according to the NPD…

BritBox now on Roku

BritBox now on Roku

BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) streaming service from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC and UK commercial broadcaster ITV, which went live in the US in March 2017,…

Sling TV goes OTT on LG Smart TVs

OTT TV platform Sling TV has become the first live and on-demand over-the-top (OTT) service available on LG Electronics’ line-up of smart TVs. Sling TV now supports most 2016 webOS…

57% of French homes have connected TV

57% of French homes have connected TV

The number of French homes with a connected TV rose to 56.8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 54.8 per cent a year earlier, according to…

Digital UK chief: ‘Don’t believe Silicon Valley OTT hype’

Digital UK chief: ‘Don’t believe Silicon Valley OTT hype’

Jonathan Thompson, Chief Executive of Digital UK, the body which supports digital terrestrial TV in the UK and provides operational support for the Freeview DTT platform, has suggested that Silicon…

India: Hybrid STB from Airtel

Airtel Digital TV, the DTH arm of Indian multiplay operator Bharti Airtel, has launched ‘Internet TV’ – India’s first hybrid STB, powered by Android TV, which brings the best of…

Roku, TiVo licensing deal

Entertainment technology and audience insights specialist TiVo Corporation and TV streaming platform Roku have signed a multi-year intellectual property (IP) licence agreement. The IP licence covers the TiVo and Rovi…

Netflix still dominates US streaming

Netflix still dominates US streaming says ComScore. The service now reaches 75% of US OTT homes as of December 2016 a long way ahead of YouTube (53%). Amazon Prime Vide…