Service providers favouring OTT video
Service providers are decreasing marketing on their cable, satellite, and IPTV products that offer managed quality of service in favour of new products that use OTT technologies to compete with Amazon and Netflix, according to ABI Research. With OTT competition significantly increasing in mature pay-TV markets, ABI Research in its…
Research: Data prioritisation improves mobile streaming
By prioritising the delivery of rich visual data, researchers at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) – Singapore’s lead public sector agency that spearheads economic-oriented research to advance scientific discovery and technological innovation – have demonstrated that the quality of streaming video can be vastly improved on even…
DPP identifies key trends from CES 2017
The Digital Production Partnership (DPP) has published its survey report on the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and revealed a technology industry trying to harness voice control and artificial intelligence to make consumers love its products. The report provides unique insight into the famous technology show by analysing not only…
4K Premier League on DirecTV
NBC Sports Group and AT&T will offer the first live US telecast of the Premier League in 4K ultra high definition (UHD) this weekend to eligible DirecTV 4K customers. DirecTV will distribute the coverage (on channel 106) in the 4K UHD format beginning this Saturday, January 21, with Manchester City…
Report: Australians happy to pay for content
With Australia’s Internet Service Providers (ISPs) now blocking their customers from a number of websites used to download copyrighted movies and TV shows for free, Roy Morgan Research has studied whose customers are most likely to pay for their downloads. According to the firm, 1.45 million Australians aged 14+ buy…
EchoStar-21 delayed again
According to Russia’s InterFax news agency, the much-delayed launch of EchoStar’s E-21 satellite has again been postponed, probably to January 31st. The launch was originally scheduled to take place from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in mid-December, but was then delayed so that further tests could be carried out on…
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