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
If you’re not going to buy a Samsung TV, the company wants to at least sell you a Samsung media server. That’s what the new $299 HomeSync is and like other recent Samsung products, works best with Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
It takes a lot of confidence in the online entertainment market to devote two years and $20 million (£12.75 million) to the development of an end-to-end video platform for premium content. London-based Saffron Digital has done just that with Stage, which it describes as the industry’s first true end-to-end solution for premium OTT.
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.
As more Americans change their viewing habits, a New York-based start-up is betting that many consumers might be willing to ditch their television while still paying for some of their favorite broadcast networks
A Boston judge refused to shut down TV streaming service Aereo, saying the service is like a remote DVR, not a public transmission. It added that any harm to broadcasters would only appear a few years from now.