As over-the-top (OTT) options for video continue to proliferate, there have been dramatic changes in viewer behaviour and industry structure, and stakeholders' roles in the equation continue to evolve over time. IDATE predicts that individualisation will
A new breed of TV services could cater to cord cutters by combining over-the-air broadcast TV with live streaming and on-demand programming. The hardware for this kind of service is already being built.
Jeff Bezos finally gets the big foothold in gaming he's been looking for. Twitch gets the infrastructure to match its global growth. Neither wants to be in YouTube's shadow forever. Together they may be a new powerhouse in live video.
Netflix’s pending European “invasion” into France, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland and Luxembourg comes 70 years after the Allied D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, during World War II. While the subscription streaming pioneer might consider its expansion a form of liberation from European pay-TV, it will encounter “resistance” from more than 3,000 third-party video-on-demand services.
Roku launched a new white-label program dubbed Roku Powered Monday that makes the company’s streaming devices available to pay TV operators. Roku powered-devices feature the brand of the operator, and also give the operator the power to exclude certain apps. The program follows a partnership with British TV operator Sky, which has been selling customized…