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MVPDs

Research: US cord-cutting rolls on

MoffettNathanson research shows that, while in Q3 2021 the absolute number of US subscribers cutting the cord began to moderate, the percentage decline rose to 8.8 per cent. The analyst calculated that total traditional subscribers fell by 1.61 million in Q3. The company also noted that fewer subscribers churning out were recaptured by virtual MVPDs, […]

January 6, 2022

Analyst: Pay-TV 3.0 is here

Analyst firm TDG suggests that its vision of the pay-TV industry evolving through three generations is now becoming a reality, noting that at the recent StreamTV World conference, Amazon announced it was testing data sharing arrangement with Discovery. Limited to Prime Video Channels and Discovery+ in Europe, general manager of Prime Video Channels Europe, Elisabetta […]

November 3, 2021By Colin Mann

Harmonic, JEA partner on streaming solution

Jackson Energy Authority (JEA) and Harmonic have teamed up to launch JEA’s fully hosted headend management and video streaming solution for cable, broadband and telecommunications providers. Powered by Harmonic’s VOS360 cloud platform, JEA’s E+ Premier managed headend solution provides secure signal processing and delivery of MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and adaptive bit rate (ABR) signals to MVPDs […]

August 17, 2021

Research: US pay-TV lost 18m+ subs between 2014-20

Findings from research firm Parks Associates suggest that between 2014 and 2020, the US pay-TV industry lost over 18 million subscribers, while the broadband market has accelerated, with 40 per cent of US broadband households receiving a standalone service. In 2020, over seven million households dropped their pay-TV services. Traditional pay TV — television services […]

July 8, 2021

Universal Electronics Apple TV remote for MVPDs

Universal Electronics, a global player in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, is introducing a remote control for Apple TV specifically developed and designed to meet the needs of cable, satellite, IPTV and other Multichannel Video Programme Distributors (MVPDs). Available early next year, this new remote offers controls to specifically enhance the […]

November 20, 2020

Nielsen adds addressable measurement

Measurement and data analytics company Nielsen is adding addressable measurement to its National TV currency. Through strategic data integrations, Nielsen will add ~55 million devices across smart TVs and set-top boxes to help scale addressable TV. Nielsen’s addressable measurement will include AT&T’s DirecTV, DISH, Nielsen Advanced Video Advertising and addressable campaigns on VIZIO that utilise […]

November 12, 2020