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Bloomberg / Quint introduces live streaming service in India

Bloomberg/Quint is launching an Over the Top (OTT) live streaming service. The digital streaming service will include live programming on a daily basis, anywhere from global and domestic markets to influential newsmakers views in business and finance. It has grown exponentially to more than 2 million monthly users across its on-site and partner platforms ever …

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Russian OTT Services subscription revenue outruns advertising

According to a report by Telecom Daily, Transactional and Subscription income for Russia’s streaming services superceded advertising revenues in the first half of this year. Total income from streaming services in the first half increased by 70% to hit RUB 5.3 billion. Revenues are expected to grow to RUB 11 billion this year. Apparently, the …

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Entertainment Studios to introduce Streaming OTT Sports Platform

Entertainment Studios plans to introduce a direct-to-consumer global OTT subscription service called Sports.TV. According to the company, Sports.TV will combine all independent sports networks on one platform. Also, it will be available on all devices including smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, gaming consoles, personal computers, and laptops. Sports.TV will be available on all devices, including smartphones, …

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Google Chromecast the top Over the Top device in EMEA

According to a new study by video infrastructure technology company Bitmovin, Google Chromecast is the leading Over the Top device in EMEA. It has 37% adoption among developers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Amazon is in third place with 15% of the market, with Roku coming a close second with 8% share. Chromecast …

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Fox+, Chunghwa Telecom collaborate on OTT services

Chunghwa Telecom has partnered with video streaming platform Fox+ to offer OTT services in the local market. The partnership will initially be inclusive of an OTT mobile value-added service. An integrated platform merging its Mobile on demand (MOD) service with Fox+ OTT platform is to be launched by Chunghwa Telecom. Chunghwa Telecom will hold exclusive …

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Cord cutting on the rise

An entire generation of cord cutters has been generated, thanks to how easy and relatively cheap it is to access an online streaming service such as Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video. Some statistics from Statista reveal the following: 61% of adults 29 and younger use an online streaming service as their primary mode of watching …

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Western Europe to hit 65 million SVOD subs

SVOD revenues in Western Europe will rise to $6.5 billion by 2022, a rise from $2.8 billion in 2016 surpassing AVOD, according to Western Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts report. The total revenue for OTT TV episode and movie revenues for 18 Western European countries will hit $14.65 billion in 2022 which is more …

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Video viewing for UK smartphone users on the rise

According to a research by Deloitte, the percentage of UK adults streaming video on smartphones has grown 5 times in the last five years. Some findings from the study include: 57% of smartphone owners in the age group of 18-75 watched at least one video on their smartphones on a weekly basis. Smartphone ownership is …

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Sony expands Crackle’s presence in Brazil, LATAM

Sony is extending Crackle’s footprint in Brazil and Latin America to integrate the platform with the NOW Video on Demand (VOD) service from Net and Claro HDTV. With this move it’s strengthening its foothold in LATAM’s largest market where Crackle was introduced a year ago. Crackle will reach a nationwide audience, given its significant growth …

Sling TV added iHola TV to Spanish TV package

Sling TV has included iHola TV to its content mix specifically to its Best of Spanish TV package. Atresmedia and iHola! has become more robust US Hispanic market. For $10 per month, this premium network is available on Sling TV’s Best of Spanish TV package when bought on a standalone basis or for $5 per …

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