We reported previously on the growing evidence that online SVOD services are not eroding Pay TV subscriptions and may in fact be complementary to Pay TV in many homes. Now Deloitte, the consulting firm, has predicted that between 1 million and 1.5 million homes in the UK will subscribe to at least two Pay TV services by the middle of 2014.
Wasn't 2013 supposed to be the year a major over-the-top pay-TV service launched? Now, with few weeks remaining in the year, and fewer still before the holiday shopping season starts in earnest, the chance that one will materialize is slim at best
The number of hours of catch-up viewing content available from French TV channels increased to 15,300 in December, up 21.4% year-on-year, but the number of catch-up videos views declined slightly, according to figures compiled by the country’s Centre Nationale du Cinéma et L’Image Animée (CNC).
You may or may not recall Google TV. That was Google s first attempt at an operating system aimed at the TV. The biggest product to use that Google TV was was the Logitech Revue, which failed miserably and was retired.
ViXS Systems (TSX: VXS) has announced that it is now shipping its XCode 6400 SoC for the service provider and consumer electronics markets. The XCode 6400 is the first SoC to successfully support HEVC Main 10 Profile.
Wuaki.tv, the Spain-based OTT service owned by Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, will launch in France, Germany and Italy next year, with a further 10 European territory launches planned for 2015, Simon Homent, UK content director confirmed in OTTtv World Summit yesterday.
Yesterday, Senator Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia--the Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee--announced that he planned to introduce the Consumer Choice in Online Video Act. The proposed legislation aims to afford online video streaming services with the same access to content that cable and satellite providers enjoy.