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Facebook set to overtake YouTube for mobile video

Facebook set to overtake YouTube for mobile video

According to the latest findings from the Mobile Video Index (MVI) from mobile video traffic management solutions specialist Openwave Mobility, while YouTube remains the most popular for mobile video, Facebook…

CIBN OTT TV in RealMedia HD trial

CIBN OTT TV in RealMedia HD trial

Digital media software and services specialist RealNetworks has entered the next phase of its strategic partnership with China International Broadcasting Network (CIBN) OTT TV. CIBN OTT TV will launch a…

Survey: Consumers prefer ‘frustration-free’ downloading

Survey: Consumers prefer ‘frustration-free’ downloading

Streaming services are frustrating US consumers according to a survey conducted by Penthera, a specialist in download-to-go (D2Go) functionality. Complaints are often related to a poor user experience, which could…

Ziggo to offer offline viewing

Ziggo, the Dutch cable operator, has revealed it will soon make content on its Ziggo Go streaming app available for offline viewing. The app will allow users to download content…

beIN Connect launches multiscreen service

beIN Connect, the Spanish football streaming platform operated by Mediapro, has launched a multiscreen service that allows subscribers to watch up to four football matches simultaneously on the same screen.…

Analyst: 75%+ of video viewing is mobile

In 2018, 2.38 billion people will watch streaming or downloaded video content via any device, according to resesarch firm eMarketer’s first-ever global digital video forecast report. With mobile phones being…

Eurosport, Facebook partner for Olympics coverage

Eurosport, Facebook partner for Olympics coverage

Pan-European sports broadcaster Eurosport has partnered with Facebook to extend its Olympic Winter Games digital coverage to people on Facebook across Europe. Facebook communities in Germany, Sweden and Norway will…

Cisco joins NBC Olympics line-up

Cisco joins NBC Olympics line-up

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected entertainment and communications technologist Cisco to provide IP video contribution and distribution solutions, along with networking and security solutions…

ESPN Plus to launch at $4.99 per month

ESPN Plus to launch at $4.99 per month

Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of Disney, has revealed that the company’s ESPN Plus streaming service, set for launch in spring 2018, will cost $4.99 (€4.05) per month, with Disney’s…

4K HDR Olympics from DISH

US pay-TV platform DISH is to deliver NBCUniversal’s 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea. DISH subscribers will also have access…