Category archives for: Mobile

Analytics, personalisation, monetisation differentiate online video platforms

In order to remain competitive, vendors must create tighter technology partnerships to provide customers with value-added services, finds consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan. The global online video platform (OVP) market is set to double by 2019 as video rapidly becomes a critical means of stakeholder communication and collaboration for enterprises globally. As a result of content proliferation and the bring […]

Numericable’s LaBoxTV Everywhere

French cable operator Numericable has unveiled new services linked to its TV and Internet STB LaBox Fibre, – including a new app called LaBoxTV. The app gives access to more than 320 TV channels (119 outside the home) from tablets and smartphones, on both iOS and Android. This app, available to all 380,000 LaBox Fibre subscribers, will launch on September […]

Tablet shipments up 5% in Q2

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According to research from Strategy Analytics, global tablet shipments reached 52.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014. Tablet shipments from both Apple and Samsung were down on Q2 2013 volumes. Second quarter 2014 Global Tablet shipments were up 5 per cent at 52.4 million units, with Asus and Lenovo the only top 5 ranked vendors delivering shipment growth […]

Euronews 24/7 on TVPlayer

Euronews, the most-watched news channel in Europe, has launched on live TV streaming service TVPlayer. Covering world news and broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Euronews live currently reaches 415 million households in 156 countries. The move will bring around-the-clock coverage of the most up-to-date news, business and current affair stories, as well as lifestyle features, to […]

CSTV selects Octoshape for mobile service

Octoshape, a specialist in OTT stream acceleration and contribution technologies for broadcasters, enterprises and carriers, has announced that Chinese Satellite TV Communications Group (CSTV), a Chinese-based content provider focused on the 24/7 delivery of news, entertainment, sports and more, has selected Octoshape to power “FainTV,” the company’s new HD mobile video streaming service. In cooperation with Samsung Galaxy, the Octoshape-powered […]

Portugal: 1m downloads for Meo Go app

Portugal Telecom has surpassed one million downloads for its Meo Go TV everywhere app. The Meo Go is available in the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod, from Google Play for Android tablets and smartphones and from the Windows Store for PCs, laptops and Windows phones. The app enables Portugal Telecom customers to watch content anywhere via WiFi or […]

Binbit for FC Barcelona

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Binbit, a specialist in the distribution of mobile content in the world, has announced an agreement with FC Barcelona for the exclusive distribution of information and digital content of the football club through mobile devices. This agreement includes 40 countries in Latin America, Asia and East Europe and covers the next three seasons. “This agreement will help both companies generate […]

OTT devices take 24% of ad views

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FreeWheel has released its Video Monetization Report for the second quarter 2014. Q2 has marked another quarter of strong growth and evolution in the digital television market, with video views and ad views both up over 28 per cent year-over-year. Not only did the quarter see growth across formats, categories, and platforms, FreeWheel also discovered several trends that tell a […]

Brits still prefer to watch live TV, on their TV

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Research reveals that despite the growth in TV viewing via PC, tablet and smartphones, 89 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to watch their content live – with 85 per cent also stating that the TV is their preferred screen. The research from global broadcast solutions provider BroadStream Solutions,

Dish Network eyeing T-Mobile?

Pay-TV operator Dish Network is reportedly back in the frame as a potential suitor to T-Mobile’s cellular assets in the US. August 13th saw a $15 billion take-over bid (at $33 a share) for T-Mobile from French cellular operator Iliad firmly rejected as being “inadequate”. Iliad trades as Free Mobile in France.  The bid looked to buy 56.6 per cent […]

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