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Retail OTT STBs will pass IPTV STB shipments this year – IHS

  The shipment of over-the-top (OTT) set-top boxes (STBs) sold at retail will this year pass shipments of IPTV STBs used for pay TV services, IHS said. The global number of retail OTT STBs shipped, including Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku boxes, will this year reach 31 million, compared to 30 million IPTV STBs shipped …

Wheeler Wants Pay-TV Status for OTT

In a move aimed at promoting more video competition, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to broaden the US regulatory definition of a pay-TV provider to cover many OTT video services providers. Wheeler made his preferences clear in his keynote address to skeptical cable executives at the Internet & Television Expo (INTX) Show in Chicago earlier …

Soccer Pirates Shift to TV From Computers as Set-Top Boxes Surge

“There’s a lot of old-style detective work,” said McGowan, director of operations for Glasgow ID Inquiries, which does investigations for the English Premier League. “Walking around, going into pubs to see what they’re showing, paying attention.” Sales of the OTT platforms, which can cost as little as $30 for a box plus a year of …

Major Cable TV Deals Lined Up: Will FCC Say Yes?

Mergers and acquisitions have been a common phenomenon in the U.S. pay-TV industry despite the formation of strict regulations by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to put a check on monopolistic practices. Yesterday, at the Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Cablevision Systems Corp.’s CEO Jim Dolan stated that the company may consider a merger deal …

Cord cutter threat remains real as OTT quality, content choice improve

To cut the cord or not is a conversation that is increasingly taking place in households worldwide, according to a new report from Limelight Networks. In its annual “State of Online Video Survey,” the digital content delivery provider suggests that almost 90 percent of respondents, regardless of age, are open to the idea of cancelling …

Broadcast Asia 2015 : The Future Of TV

When HBO announced its plans for HBO Now, a standalone video streaming service that does not require subscribers to sign up for a cable TV service, it raised a few eyebrows among industry watchers. After all, the US cable programming giant, known for blockbuster hits such as Game of Thrones, risked alienating cable TV companies which …

Europe has Google, Netflix, WhatsApp and Skype in its sights

European Union regulators are set to widen their front against US tech companies just two weeks after the launch of its competition case against Google by initiating a new probe into a range of online ott platforms. The move marks a first step towards tighter EU regulation of the internet and comes with the European Commission …

Video Creators Look for Piracy Solutions to Protect Breakout Hits

For computer shoppers in the late ’90s, it was all about the megahertz. Does this model have 266MHz? 300MHz? Is it a screamer at 500MHz? Every bump up represented a huge boost in computing power. At a certain point, however, megahertz stopped mattering. Unless you’re a professional video or photo editor, or your job requires …

India to see fourfold increase in OTT services by 2019, says Calvin Koh

According to the FICCI-KPMG Media and Entertainment 2014 report, with 168 million TV households, India is the second largest TV market after China. However, there is scope for further growth in India’s broadcast industry. Concurring with the same is Singapore Exhibition Services assistant project director (communication events) Calvin Koh, who was in the city to …

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