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Growth of streaming video killed Comcast-Time Warner deal 27 April 2015

What killed Comcast Corp.’s $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable Inc.? Regulators’ desire to protect the Internet video on demand industry that is reshaping TV. A combination of the No. 1 and No. 2 US cable companies would have … Continue reading

Former BBC iPlayer boss: local TV is ‘years behind in its thinking’ 23 April 2015

The former BBC executive and video on demand technology expert who oversaw the launch of the iPlayer has criticized Ofcom’s implementation of local TV as being “years behind in its thinking” and argued that the concept of such a service … Continue reading

Conviva: 1% Interruptions Lead to 14 Minutes of Lost Engagement 22 April 2015

While the quality of over-the-top video services is rising, so are viewer demands. Video optimization specialist Conviva released its 2015 Viewer Experience Report today, and the findings lay out challenges for OTT providers. Playback interruptions are the biggest problem for … Continue reading