Home » Archives by category » OTT » OTT

ECJ: ‘YouTube has no obligation to reveal pirate data’

ECJ: ‘YouTube has no obligation to reveal pirate data’

The European Union’s highest court has ruled that online platforms don’t have to disclose the personal data – email addresses, telephone numbers or IP addresses – of users who illegally…

Research: ‘Netflix binges mean a €2bn+ electricity bill’

Research: ‘Netflix binges mean a €2bn+ electricity bill’

Consumers spend more than £2 billion (€2.23bn) globally to cover the electricity needed to watch Netflix for an average of two hours per day according to research from comparison and…

Sky Cinema on Virgin TV Go app

Customers of UK pay-TV operator Virgin Media TV can now watch Sky Cinema channels, as well as hundreds of movies on demand, via its Virgin TV Go app for the…

FindAnyFilm.com adds CHILI to listings

FindAnyFilm.com adds CHILI to listings

With its continued focus on ensuring audiences everywhere can find safe and legal routes to entertainment, FindAnyFilm.com has confirmed that digital retailer CHILI is the latest platform to join the…

Analyst: Smartphones to boost SVoD growth

Analyst: Smartphones to boost SVoD growth

The SVoD sector is growing rapidly, notes analyst firm Digital TV Research. There will be 1.161 billion SVoD subscriptions by 2025, up from 642 million at end-2019, according to its…

UK illegal streaming arrest

UK illegal streaming arrest

Officers from the Suffolk Constabulary in the East of England have arrested a man near Woodbridge in connection with suspected illegal streaming of premium television channels, and other copyrighted material.…

Singapore: Anti-piracy court orders

Singapore: Anti-piracy court orders

The Singapore High Court has granted an order sought by BBC Studios, Discovery, the Premier League, La Liga and broadcaster TVB for Singapore’s Internet Service Providers to block access to…

Virgin: ‘Leap in UK viewing under lockdown’

UK multiplay operator Virgin Media has revealed how Covid-19 has shifted the nation’s TV viewing habits. In the early stages of lockdown, Virgin Media saw a 10 per cent increase…

Research: April peak for US VoD transactions

Research from cross-platform evaluation specialist Comscore shows a continued year-over-year (YOY) increase in VoD transactions as millions of Americans seek entertainment during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, overall consumption for May…

F1, Spotify podcast series

F1, Spotify podcast series

As Formula 1 returns to racing this week, F1 and Spotify have announced an all-new podcast series partnership, bringing fans the latest news, updates, and exclusive interviews from Formula 1’s…

Deezer, TV Azteca Mexico alliance

Deezer, TV Azteca Mexico alliance

Music streaming service Deezer and Spanish-language television programmer TV Azteca say they are shaking up audio streaming in Mexico with an alliance to bring Mexicans all the music and podcasts…

UK regulator: ‘We must tackle tech giants’

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is calling on the government to introduce a new pro-competition regulatory regime to tackle Google and Facebook’s market power. The dynamic nature of…

Report: TVE an important anti-churn factor in Nordics

TV Everywhere (TVE), services that mirror pay-TV content online, has been a staple offering for some time now. The Nordic operators have been pushing consumer awareness of TVE as this…

THEO Technologies, Synamedia form HESP Alliance

THEO Technologies, Synamedia form HESP Alliance

Video playback solutions specialist THEO Technologies, creator of the High Efficiency Streaming Protocol (HESP) and video software provider Synamedia have launched the HESP Alliance to accelerate the roll-out of sub-second…

Kagan: More pay-TV providers integrate streamers

Kagan: More pay-TV providers integrate streamers

Service providers accounting for nearly one-third of global pay TV subscribers have introduced integrated access to streaming services, according to Ian Olgeirson, Research Director for Kagan, a media research group…

Page 1 of 332123Next ›Last »