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Can OTT play with Pay-TV? Absolutely

Can OTT play with Pay-TV? Absolutely

Subscription Video on Demand and transactional VoD have gained significant traction with consumers eager to access online content and take advantage of Internet TV opportunities, but not all service providers believe the mix of new and old television can co-exist without some pain and suffering. Virtually every digital video industry conference this past year had […]

December 26, 2014 | By More
Amazon looks to ignite streaming play with FireTV; but is it enough?

Amazon looks to ignite streaming play with FireTV; but is it enough?

Is Amazon’s release of its long-awaited streaming set-top box enough to push it into the same league as AppleTV, Roku and Chromecast? Or is it destined for the minors? Entering a crowded market is tough, even when you’re among the earliest to dip your toe. Remember Boxee? The oddly shaped box landed with a lot […]

April 25, 2014 | By More
OTT subscription VOD market to $8 billion by 2017

OTT subscription VOD market to $8 billion by 2017

New research says the market for subscription video on demand, driven by increasing consumer demand, will research nearly $8 billion worldwide by 2017. In its latest report on the market, MRG says the continued adoption of smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and other connected devices, already has pushed the market valuation to $4.7 billion, and said […]

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Study shows uptick in US broadband users without pay-TV service

Study shows uptick in US broadband users without pay-TV service

More broadband connected households in the United States are foregoing pay-TV services, a new study from Leichtman Research Group shows. LRG said the number of households that had a broadband service but didn’t subscribe to any pay-TV service increased 12.5% in 2013, after remaining essentially unchanged in 2011 and 2012. But the numbers are small, […]

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