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Whitepaper : Securing Media Content

By: navin | Leave a comment | 27 March,2017

Piracy, copying and redistribution of videos are some common security threats content owners face while distributing their content to the mass audience. Hackers use web content tampering, stealing from the cache, stream ripping, player hijacking, deep linking, link sharing and a lot more ways to steal the web content. This whitepaper inspects content security problems …


Thailand’s biggest telco AIS launches a VOD service

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 27 March,2017

Advanced Info Service (AIS) became the first ever mobile operator to commercially launch a video streaming platform in Thailand. AIS does this with an aim to heat up TV sector’s battle with over-the-top (OTT) platform providers. The new OTT platform will be available to mobile as well as web desktop users at a monthly subscription …


A look into Africa’s OTT Market – Today & Tomorrow

By: navin | Leave a comment | 22 March,2017

So, we have discussed about the OTT landscapes, scenarios and the growth prospects of Latin America, Asia and Western European regions in our previous articles. If you haven’t already read through these, please go and read to get an insight into each of these emerging markets. Last year we had discussed the different trends in …


Sky launches a new video streaming service – OnPrime TV

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 16 March,2017

Sky in collaboration with Cisco launches a new video streaming app for users in UK, Italy and Germany to access popular foreign language films, TV shows and news channels all at one place called OnPrime TV. The new OTT service includes various linear channels and content from Sky South Asian, Sky Arabic and Sky Russian channel packs. …


iFlix launches SVOD Service in Myanmar and Vietnam

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 15 March,2017

IFLIX has launches its revolutionary subscription video on demand OTT service in Myanmar and Vietnam. The new service is available on the website ( as well as to be downloaded on smartphones via app, and can be used for one month as a free trial. The new video streaming service will give users unlimited access …


SVOD homes to reach 428 million by 2020

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 10 March,2017

According to a new Digital TV Research forecast, the number of homes worldwide with subscription OTT services are expected to reach 428 million by 2020. Revenues from subscription video on demand (SVOD) services will be 18 times higher than in 2010, reaching $32.18 billion. The research also highlighted following: ●      The U.S. and China to be the …


Turner, Warner Bros launch Kids SVOD – Boomerang

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 10 March,2017

Time Warner subsidiary Warner Bros. and a new co-venture from Turner launches a new children’s cartoon hub SVOD service – Boomerang. The new OTT platform will be well-stocked with cartoons from the Warner Bros. catalog and will be available to subscribers at $4.99 per month. The service will feature classic shows like The Flintstones and The Jetsons and …


How to Rock at taking your OTT service Worldwide

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 08 March,2017

Technology and digital advancements have made geographical boundaries come to shrink. Consumers are accessing worldwide media; and reaching worldwide audience nowadays is just a matter of some clicks. You can reach an audience into any part of the world at lightning fast speed through mobile technology. But what’s difficult is, to make sure you succeed …


Pace for Cord-cutting Quickens

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 06 March,2017

According to a latest report by analyst Moffet Nathanson, gathering data from all the major pay TV operators, the dumping has been accelerated heavily in the last 12 months. According to Moffet, businesses from traditional Pay TV providers have ended 2016 shrinking at 1.7% per year, which is the fastest rate of decline ever. This takes …


OTT platform Viu launches in Middle East

By: roshan | Leave a comment | 27 February,2017

PCCW’s OTT platform Viu is being launched in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Jordan and Egypt. The video on demand service is already available in markets including Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. The service majorly offers international, local and regional entertainment on-demand including the Syrian, Egyptian, Khaleeji and Tunisian TV dramas. In the Middle …


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