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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…

Roku updates OS

Streaming platform Roku is introducing what it describes as “exciting new features” included in Roku OS 7.6, the latest version of its operating system for all Roku devices, designed to…

Social media insight: Apple TV v Roku

Crimson Hexagon has released consumer insights into the battle between streaming services Roku and Apple TV. Crimson Hexagon is a leader in deriving intelligence from social data. The company used…

YouTube blocks ads on channels under 10K views

YouTube is pulling ads on channels with under 10,000 views, sot it can “determine the validity” of a channel before it is monetised. YouTube said that by upping the threshold…

RakutenWuaki, Samsung launch 4K HDR TV Plus

Samsung Electronics and video-on-demand platform RakutenWuaki, have confirmed the expanded availability of Samsung’s TV Plus service at MIPTV in Cannes, making it the first VoD service to sell newly-released premium…

Verizon makes an Oath

Verizon Communications will introduce a new division called Oath this summer, around the time the telecommunications giant expects to close its deal to combine its AOL unit with Yahoo! internet…

Molotov hits 1m users

Suggesting it is bringing millennials back to TV, French OTT TV platform Molotov has reached 1 million registered users, a milestone achieved in just six months since its full-scale launch…

Zype, Opera TV team for integrated OTT  

Cloud-based OTT video distribution service Zype, and OTT transition enabler Opera TV are teaming up to launch a fully-integrated, end-to-end distribution and monetisation solution for video content owners to manage and…

Australia: Average 6.4 screens per home

Australia: Average 6.4 screens per home

The Q4 (October-December) 2016 Australian Multi-Screen Report – from Regional TAM, OzTAM and Nielsen – continues to document how growing content, platform and screen choices have caused a gradual shift in the way consumers apportion their viewing across…