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EU adopts rules to allow OTT roaming 24 May 2017

EU citizens will soon be able to access their content while in another EU country. The new rules with the European Parliament’s approval on Thursday and earlier agreed upon with Council negotiators in February 2017, will enable EU citizens to use online video streaming services such as Netflix, HBO Go, Amazon Prime, Spotify, Deezer while …

OTT Video viewed by almost half of France’s internet users 18 May 2017

Streaming video use becomes common with more paid subscribers. According to eMarketer’s latest forecast of digital video usage in France, this year, almost half of France’s internet users (49.7%) and 38.7% of the overall population will access streaming video services (OTT content) at least once a month. More than half (55.4%) of France’s OTT video …

Amazon moves towards UK live music streaming, launches with Blondie London’s gig 16 May 2017

Amazon is making an entry into the live music streaming business in the UK by managing and promoting its own gigs starting with Blondie later this month. This is the their new business based on their music strategy expansion plans, called Prime Live Events wherein tickets for shows, gigs and events will be sold by …

Amazon introduces video streaming assistant – Echo Show 11 May 2017

The Echo Show which is a variant of Amazon’s Alexa which is a voice controlled personal assistant, has been unveiled. Unlike other devices that let users stream music and make phone calls through voice commands, the Echo Show provides a built in 7 inch touchscreen for video streaming and viewing photographs. By giving voice commands …

Amazon’s NFL Thursday Night Football streaming win accelerates its live sports strategy 11 May 2017

Amazon beat Twitter on a deal to obtain streaming rights for 10 of the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games for the 2017 season, which is indicative of how valuable the Company considers offering live sports. Amazon reportedly paid $50 million which is five times more than what Twitter paid last season. Facebook and YouTube were …

Apple TV to include Amazon Prime Video app 09 May 2017

Amazon’s streaming service may be available on Apple TV this summer. Currently users access Prime Video on Apple TV through AirPlay on another iOS device that has the app installed like an iPhone or iPad. Amazon and Apple have a history of competing interests in the media player and streaming services market given the fact …

Twitter out, Amazon to now stream NFL 07 April 2017

Amazon on Tuesday signed a $50 million, one-year deal to acquire the streaming rights for NFL – Thursday Night Football. The games will be available exclusively to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon beat out it’s rival bidders Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to acquire the streaming rights. Twitter paid $10 million last season to provide live streaming services for the …

Amazon launches Bollywood SVOD in the U.S. 07 March 2017

Amazon channels recently announced launching a new SVOD called Heera – a curated Bollywood (Indian movies and TV series) collection for the U.S. audience. The new service will be available for 7 days free trial and will be charged at $5 a month, afterwords. The OTT service will offer movies, TV shows and kids content in Hindi, …

Hotstar Reported to be the Top Video Streaming App in India 25 January 2017

Indicating local content is the key in Indian market, Broadcaster Star India Pvt Ltd’s OTT video service – Hotstar tops the list of video streaming apps by monthly active usage, followed by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd’s JioTV and JioCinema, putting Netflix and Amazon Prime at ranking No. 9 and 5 respectively. According to the app analytics firm App …

Amazon launches its very own Subscription VOD Channel – Anime Strike 17 January 2017

Amazon has for the first time launched its own subscription video on demand library as part of its Prime service, curating content from partners including HBO and Showtime. The new service – Anime Strike is the only Amazon-created selection available for Amazon Prime members in the US via Amazon Channels. The service is available for viewers to …

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