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Roku goes software way to affirm its presence in home entertainment space

Roku has announced that it will release the Roku Entertainment Assistant and a new connectivity platform called Roku Connect soon. However, unlike Google and Amazon, its sole focus will only be on software. Roku connect software upgrade will allow home entertainment speakers “to connect wirelessly and be controlled by voice commands and a single remote.” …

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Channel Master launch Stream+ to targets cord-cutters

Channel Master has officially launched Stream+, an OTT device powered by Android TV to cater to cord-cutters. The device supports both OTT apps as well as TV channels that can be captured for free, over-the-air. Stream+ is being offered at an introductory price of $99 that includes two tuners, a USB 3.0 port, integrated voice …

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YouTube app no longer supported on Amazon Fire TV devices

Amazon and Google seemingly in dispute. Google has announced that starting January 2018, the company will remove YouTube app from Amazon’s Fire TV devices. The move has been provoked by Amazon’s decision to not stock Google’s gadgets on their e-commerce site. Google complained that Amazon is refusing to stock Chromecast TV streaming devices and also …

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70 Million US households now have a streaming device on connected-TV

According to Nielsen Total Audience Report, in the past year, as many as 8.8 million U.S new households have added connected TV devices and the total count has reached 69.5 million, which accounts for 58.7% of all US homes. The report focussed on the growth of connected-TV devices such as Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast, …

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Cox announces Netflix support on New ‘Contour’ boxes

Cox Communications has announced the integration of Netflix on Comcast’s “Contour” set-top boxes. Cox customers can now access Netflix from their Contour 2 receivers. Netflix can be accessed on the device and is supported by its voice remote as well. Cox Contour announced this nationwide integration at the Internet Association’s Virtuous Circle Summit in San …

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Global OTT devices and services market to grow at 20.6% CAGR amid 2016-2020

According to a new report released by Research and Markets, the global OTT devices and services market to grow at a CAGR of 20.6% during the period 2016-2020. The report stated Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Hulu and Netflix to remain the key vendors in this period. The report also stated that the growing production of in-house web …

Nielsen to include OTT device data

Considering the popularity of OTT services, Nielsen has decided to include individual data metrics for OTT devices like Chromecast, Roku, Nintendo Wii and others. This new data analysis will show how and which shows are being accessed over each device platform. “The ability to know how many consumers use which brands of TV-connected devices, for …

Video ads monetization up by 76% on OTT

Video ad views is growing at more than 30% this year. Monetization techniques have worked the best for OTT set top boxes, dynamic ad insertion and multiscreen. Video ads dominated on OTT devices and smartphones, and ad revenues grew by 76% on OTT and 92% on smartphones. Both live and video-on-demand content viewing has risen …

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