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HBO Now Passes 2 Million US Subs

HBO has reportedly passed over 2 million household subscribers for its over the top service HBO Now in the US. According to the parent company Time Warner, “HBO is just as focused on reaching consumers abroad, with over-the-top lunches in Spain, Brazil and Argentina in 2016″. The partnership with Amazon has given a huge space for …

Netflix Confirms 7 Million Subs

Netflix announced recently that it has successfully added 19 million new net subscribers in the year 2016 as compared to 17.4 million in 2015, finishing the year with 93.8 million subscribers. The OTT service company’s global streaming revenue during the period was at mindboggling $8.3 billion, reflecting a 35 % growth year-on-year. Netflix has upended …

Telefónica launches OTT Service Vivo PlayKids in Brazil

In order to increase its digital portfolio and expand in more territories, Telefónica has launched its premium version of OTT service Vivo PlayKids in Brazil. The new service is said to be the exclusive version of Kids subscription VOD offering enabling children up to eight year old to access games and streaming videos. Vivo customers will …

Apple might get into creating Original Content – Report

According to a recent US media report, Apple might finally enter the original content market by the end of this year, providing a competition to OTT services such Netflix and Amazon. “Apple is looking to find a way to recoup some of the money it has lost due to declining hardware sales, and its Music platform could …

6% Urban Indians access OTT Video Content every day – Survey

According to a recent survey conducted in India, some 6% of the Indian urban population accesses content from OTT services on a daily basis and some 24% on weekly basis. Rising number of smartphones is playing a vital role in driving OTT penetration in the country, said the survey report. Smartphones currently hold only 29 % penetration in India. The report …

50% of US Broadband Households have Multiple OTT Subscriptions

According to a new Parks Associates research, some 31% of U.S. broadband households subscribe to multiple OTT services, which is nearly one half of the 63% of U.S. broadband households subscribing to at least one OTT service. The most popular service stack is Netflix and Amazon Video, with 12% of all U.S. broadband households subscibing to …

Indian Telco Airtel Digital TV launches SVOD service in Bengali

The DTH arm of India’s biggest telecommunications provider Bharti Airtel launches a new Subscription video streaming service in Bengali named BANGLA HITZ. The new OTT service is now available on Airtel Digital TV for Rs 39 per month for Airtel DTH customers. The new subscription video streaming service will feature 7 unique Bengali Movies in a day, totaling up to …

AT&T launches DirectTV Now at a starting price of $35

AT&T finally launches it’s much awaited OTT platform DirectTV Now with two streaming options – FreeVIEW and Fullscreen. DirectTV is going to the direct rival of Sling TV from Dish Network and will appeal to the cord-cutters. The service will offer four different packages starting at US$35 for 60 channels, named as ‘Live a Little’. Other packages …

Viu OTT service reaches 4 million users in Asia in the 1st year

The Hong Kong operator PCCW reports that its OTT platform Viu tops 4 million users in Asian regions within the first year of its launch. The mobile video streaming platform recorded 218 million video views in the third quarter of 2016, during the preceding three moths. Viu users consumed the service for 1.2 hours per day …

Asia gets a new OTT service – RugbyPass

A new OTT service RugbyPass is getting launched for the sports lovers throughout the entire Asia. The service will offer live and on-demand Rugby action in HD quality to the Rugby fans across Asia including the year-round action from International Test Matches, Super Rugby, the Rugby Championship and more on multiple internet-connected devices. RugbyPass is currently …

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