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Market for Global IPTV to triple in value by 2020

The augment of IPTV’s share of the global pay TV market according to various forecasts as revealed by Transparency Market Research, predicts a growth in worldwide revenues generated by the sector between now and 2020. The firm’s latest forecast ‘IPTV Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 – 2020’ suggests …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 26 May,2017

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Subscription video on demand continues to rise in North America

Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services continues to come in the way of traditional video entertainment in major markets worldwide. The North American market has been proven to offer innovative new offerings. It is estimated that North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers that are exclusively for movie and TV services except sports by …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 26 May,2017

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Demand for long and short-form content drives VOD growth to $77bn by 2024

According to Ameri Research, superb demand for programming in various forms and lengths is going to be a big contributor driving video-on-demand (VOD) market growth making the market worth to be $77.7 billion over the next seven years. Worldwide media consumption occurring in digital formats has had a snowballing effect on the number of digital …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 26 May,2017

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Subscription Service, PokerGO, launches as an OTT service

PokerGO was launched by Poker Central, an OTT based subscription service. Poker Central’s new subscription service is priced at $99 per year or $10 per month and includes a mix of live events like Super High Roller Bowl and exclusive coverage of Poker and includes a mix of live events, including Super High Roller Bowl …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 26 May,2017

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Amazon offering channels to viewers in addition to the streaming package

Great news for Amazon Prime users. Users can add various channels to video streaming packages including Showtime. If you live in the US (not available in Canada yet) and you have Prime, to avail of the new channel options, users will have to subscribe to the channels meaning an additional payment of $8.99 per month …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 25 May,2017

Limelight eager to get its share of traffic in multi-CDN market

Various CDN providers are used by OTT Platform providers as a way to improve global latency and service up-time. Video providers will allocate certain amounts of traffic to each CDN player in a multi-CDN approach. Rest of the traffic will be based on real-time performance which means the best performing CDN gets more traffic compared …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 25 May,2017

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Spending rising sharply for OTT ad Revenues

The traditional TV market is being outgrown by new advertising-supported OTT TV digital platforms. According to a new survey conducted by Tru Optik, the audience measurement and data management company focused on OTT, 62% of media-buying executives believe OTT ad spending will increase, 38% feel it will stay the same. Advertising revenue through premium TV …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 25 May,2017

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Malaysian OTT Service tonton to be offered by Singtel

One of Malaysia’s top streaming services: Media Prima’s tonton, will be provided by Singtel on its video streaming app CAST. CAST’s Aneka Plus pack will include the OTT service. Available exclusively outside Malaysia for the first time, tonton on CAST will offer more than 23,000 hours of specially curated Malay entertainment including programs from TV3, …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 25 May,2017

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Yahoo-AOL to be the platform for testing Over-the-top video service

Verizon taking over Yahoo’s internet business is expected to take place around mid-June, according to Verizon chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam. Once the deal is completed, a combination of Yahoo and AOL with a total of 1.3 billion users will be using the platform to test out their over-the-top service, according to McAdam. The OTT …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 25 May,2017

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Insight TV wins IPTV Ultra HD distribution deal with Siminn in Iceland

Insight TV which is a 4K adventure travel and extreme sports producer and broadcaster has garnered a major distribution deal with Reykjavik-based telco Siminn. Insight TV’s linear 4KTV channel has been introduced on UHD IPTV service. Siminn Sjónvarp provides Icelandic subscribers with hundreds of hours of content. Iceland has the largest IPTV penetration rate in …

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 24 May,2017

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