If 2016 was the year that Virtual Reality was introduced to the mass market, 2017 will be the year that its adoption really accelerates. Much of that will be down to the impact that VR streaming will have on consumers.
Given the media coverage they generate, it is tempting to think that the big SVOD players have got OTT services all sewn up globally. However, look closely at the data and you will discover plenty of room for your own services to thrive.
As always, CES in Las Vegas kicked off the new year in style and we’ve pulled out four meta-trends, including virtual reality streaming, that we think are relevant to our industry.
HBO’s fantasy juggernaut Game of Thrones has won the dubious accolade of coming top of TorrentFreak’s annual round up of the most torrented TV shows again.
2016 started and finished with the instantaneous and almost global rollout of two major SVOD services, Netflix in January and Amazon Prime Video in December, showcasing the power of the cloud to transform the television landscape. The transformation isn’t stopping there either.
2016 has been fabulous year at Viaccess-Orca, from the introduction of our innovative cloud-based Voyage - TVaaS (TV Everywhere as a Service) solution, to a world's first live sporting event broadcast in VR, to new horizons and possibilities in data analytics, new partnerships. [Read More...]
One of the more interesting trends from 2016 that emerges if you sift through the mountain of data that the industry produces is mounting evidence that the big family TV screen is making a comeback. [Read More...]
While 2016 has been a tumultuous year on the world stage, for operators it’s been one of positive change. Our CEO, Paul Molinier, looks at the developments in key technologies we can expect to make an impact in 2017.
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation laws are due in 18 months and will shake up privacy around the globe; Connected TV use is on the rise; and Europe looks to establish the Gigabit Society within a decade.
An influential recent survey indicating that interest in sport is declining amongst the young Millennials has sent shockwaves through the industry, but even so the quote in the title is surprising when you realise it comes from Sky’s Group CEO, Jeremy Darroch. Is this the end of the sporting era?