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YouTube TV reaches 2 million downloads 31 July 2017

According to Sensor Tower and App Annie, around 2 million people have installed the YouTube TV app which is Google’s live TV service that targets a younger generation of cord cutters and those that never signed up for traditional pay TV. YouTube TV competitors, specifically, telco rivals should watch out since this OTT TV service …

OTT TV and Video Forecasts in MENA 28 July 2017

Middle East and North Africa OTT TV episodes and movies are expected to generate revenues of $1.75 billion by 2022 which will more than quadrupled the $428 million recorded in 2016. OTT TV & Video Forecasts report reports that SVOD revenues are set to hit $1.23 billion by 2022 which accounts for 70% of the …

49 hours of TV watched every month in Homes that have OTT services – ComScore 17 July 2017

According to data presented by ComScore, 51 million households consume TV programming via streaming video services that represents a 16% rise in 6 months. Viewing habits data was also revealed by ComScore. Some of its findings were: – On an average 49 hours of TV is watched per month spread over 15 days, in homes …

5 benefits of Video on Demand over Traditional TV 11 July 2017

Are you old enough to recall those days when you had to adjust your schedule around your favorite TV programs and movies? Or those times when you had to rent out a movie VCR from the local video store and had to make a mental note to return it on the due date failing which …

Streaming TV apps and skinny bundles – latest data 27 June 2017

According to comScore an increasing number of households that are outside of the U.S are streaming TV and entertainment content on an average of 49 hours each month. Half of Americans have resorted to cord-cutting and many are including OTT apps such as Netflix, Hulu or YouTube with traditional cable TV. About 54% of all …

OTT revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa expected to reach US$640MN by 2022 27 June 2017

According to Digital TV Research, In Sub-Saharan Africa, over-the-top (OTT) movies and TV content revenues are expected to hit US$640 million by 2022 Over-the-top (OTT) movies and TV content revenues will reach US$640 million in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2022. South Africa will account for 40% of revenues whereas Nigeria will account for 21% The driving …

Verizon to introduce a new TV streaming service 30 May 2017

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam, recently confirmed that the company plans to launch an over-the-top TV streaming service later this year, possibly in July. Unlike its somewhat unpopular go90 streaming service that houses original content, Verizon’s upcoming service plans to offer viewers video streaming services with content like what’s offered a traditional cable package. Using content …

Millennials prefer On-Demand, Not live linear OTT 18 April 2017

According to a recent Bernstein Research focus group study, Millennials aren’t that much interested in OTT services, ones that offer live linear TV programming, they prefer more “on-demand” stuff, especially the Millennials in urban, digital-savvy market. Bernstein’s San Francisco focus group for this study were all under 40. The study quoted that many forward-looking traditional …

Muvi Playout – Putting “TV” in “OTT” 22 September 2016

Muvi Playout allows you to launch your own OTT TV Channel with 24×7 Scheduled Linear TV Channel type content and distribute it on Web, Mobile and TV Apps Instantly!

Sky launches an OTT TV in Spain 16 August 2016

Pay TV operators are now turning towards OTT. According to a recent report by Sunday Telegraph, the Pay-TV giant Sky is planning to expand its European operations by launching a video streaming platform in Spain. The new offering will convert Sky’s Now TV into a direct rival to Netflix, which has launched a standalone VOD …

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