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Europe has Google, Netflix, WhatsApp and Skype in its sights 04 May 2015

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 … Continue reading

Video Creators Look for Piracy Solutions to Protect Breakout Hits 30 April 2015

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, … Continue reading

India to see fourfold increase in OTT services by 2019, says Calvin Koh 29 April 2015

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 … Continue reading

OTT is ahead of traditional broadcasting in 4K, finds Qarva 28 April 2015

Live 4K TV delivery by OTT video services is still challenging. There are neither 4K live channels, not broadcast, nor OTT yet. We will see some broadcast 4K channels later this year. The matter is that open Internet connection bitrate goes … Continue reading

Fox International inks ‘unprecedented’ OTT deals across Asia 27 April 2015

FOX International Channels (FIC) has struck deals with leading networks across Asia to make its channels available in the region on an over-the-top (OTT) basis. In what it calls an unprecedented move, FIC will offer multi-genre OTT video services with … Continue reading

Argentina, Colombia lead LATAM multiscreen, VOD 24 April 2015

In a market controlled by non-Latin American operators, Argentina, one of the most mature pay-TV markets in the region, also has the highest penetration of multiscreen platforms and video-on-demand (VOD) online services, closely followed by Colombia, says Business Bureau. In … Continue reading

Key Market Predictions You May Have Missed at NAB 2015 23 April 2015

Last week, at the National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas, broadcasters discussed the evolving market and how to adapt to changing viewer habits. Becoming the successful Broadcaster of Tomorrow requires a deep understanding of the millennials driving change … Continue reading

Canal+ OTT service sees record use for El Clasico 22 April 2015

Spanish pay TV provider Canal+’s Yomvi OTT TV platform passed a live streaming record on March 22, with a football match between Real Madrid and Barcelona being streamed to 376,000 devices, a 29% increase in device reach over the same period … Continue reading

European Commission sets sights on OTT regulatory reform, Net Neutrality on debate 21 April 2015

The European Commission is considering plans which could see a reform of regulatory policies to which over the top communications service providers are held. Draft documents unveiled by the commission have indicated that a level playing field between the telecoms industry, … Continue reading

Rapid Shift to IP TV Supporting ‘Over the Top’ Video Content Streaming 21 April 2015

You are doing over the top (OTT) already if you stream content from Netflix, Amazon Prime Fire TV Stick,Slingbox, ellentube, the recently launched HBO Now and of course YouTube. These are just a few examples. OTT content is anything that … Continue reading