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Roku reaches 10m player milestone

Streaming media platform Roku has revealed it has sold 10 million Roku players in the United States. A post on the company blog describes it as “a huge milestone” thanking all its users for helping Roku achieve it. “We are dedicated to bringing consumers the best streaming TV experience and we’re grateful that our fans continue to support and recognise […]

Survey: OTT in Emerging Markets

SPB TV, one of the world’s leading providers of end-to-end OTT TV, IPTV and mobile TV solutions, released the OTT TV Survey 2014. SPB TV’s Co-Founder Sebastian-Justus Schmidt announced the survey outcomes, sharing developments in the fast-growing consumer base of OTT TV users in emerging markets. Among interesting findings are the facts that more women are using OTT TV, which […]

Viacom: Multi-screen viewership boosts fandom and loyalty

Findings from a recent Viacom study – Getting With the Program: TV’s Funnels, Paths and Hurdles – exploring how audiences discover, watch and become fans of TV shows, reveal that the proliferation of devices and sources is having a positive impact on viewership and fandom. Additionally, multi-screen viewers (those who used multiple screens and sources) demonstrate a preference for live […]

Bouygues breaks ranks to take Netflix

Bouygues Telecom has broken ranks with other French platforms to make Netflix available on its set-top boxes from November. Netflix launched in France today (September 15th), at €7.99 a month. In addition to the forthcoming launch on Bouygues Telecom’s IPTV platform, the service can be accessed via PCs, tablets, smartphones, LG, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony and Toshiba smart TVs […]

Social media driving Millennial TV viewing

A recent Omnibus survey gives insight into how Millennials aged 18-29 experience and find TV shows a full 76 per cent of Millennials report they discover new shows to watch from friends, family and social media, and 73 per cent still watch on a traditional TV set. In addition to watching on a traditional TV, 74 per cent also watch […]

HBO GO online video STB-enabled

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Cloud-based software platform specialist ActiveVideo is enabling services that for the first time seamlessly integrate premium online content with linear and on-demand channels on existing pay-TV set-top boxes at scale. By virtualising STB functionality (vSTB) in the cloud, pay-TV and online video providers can partner to deliver both the full content libraries and the rich HTML5 user interfaces of premium […]

Freesat, SeaChange début Connected TV platform

UK subscription-free hybrid satellite TV service Freesat and multi-screen video services solutions specialist SeaChange International have partnered to put service providers on a fast track to introducing connected TV services. The pair are taking the opportunity to demonstrate a new platform that integrates Freesat’s next-generation Freetime electronic programme guide (EPG) with the SeaChange Adrenalin multi-screen television platform at IBC in […]

Analyst: TV industry facing major disruption

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This year’s World Cup shows that the dream of TV everywhere has become a reality, according to analyst firm CCS Insight. However, on the eve of IBC in Amsterdam, the company has warned that the TV industry will face major disruption over the next few years. Traditional broadcasters will come under threat from new business models, technologies and new ways […]

Viacom, Sony OTT deal

Viacom and Sony have confirmed what is described as a “landmark” agreement for Sony’s forthcoming cloud-based TV service to carry 22 Viacom networks at launch. The deal marks Viacom’s first-ever agreement to provide its networks for an Internet-based live TV and video on demand service. “Viacom always strives to create transformational opportunities that combine consumer value and technological innovation,” said […]

C4 drops 4oD for All4

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Channel 4 is to make live streaming of its TV networks and on-demand service 4oD available in a new online hub All4, in an attempt to better exploit the growing trend in viewing on portable devices. The new initiative forms the next stage of Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham’s plan to keep connected with the broadcaster’s youth audience, for […]

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