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Behind Roku’s Expansion into the TV

Roku TV

Roku, best known for their cord cutters’ heaven streaming box, announced that they will be launching a TV set later this year. This is big news coming from a company whose current digital media players allow customers to access Internet-streamed audio and video content through TV, using free and subscription-based servi...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

This week proved to be an interesting one for the TV industry. Experts are claiming that nearly 1.7 billion OTT devices are set to ship by the end of this year, which is great news for the cable industry. However, the cable industry is also making headlines because of desperate attempts made by the NCTA to stop subscriber...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

Pay-TV dominated the hottest TV industry news around the world this week.  Subscriptions for pay-TV services have been skyrocketing in Croatia, while they continue to hold the crown for their share of the market. The same can’t be said about the US, as 217K subscribers chose to cut the cord in favor of satellite and other...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

Hot News about content service providers industry, on OTT, IPTV, TV Everywhere

Is the pay TV industry in trouble as a result of cord-cutters? In this week’s industry news roundup, we take a look at one analyst’s report showing that the pay TV industry is continuing to grow despite cord-cutters. We also see a major increase in mobile ad revenue for YouTube. With mobile video consumption on the rise...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

Hot News about content service providers industry, on OTT, IPTV, TV Everywhere

In this week’s news round-up, we take a look at some notable changes in the TV industry, with Netflix as a common change-maker, from a decline in pay TV subscribers to a jump in piracy. Take a look at the news below and let us know what you think by leaving us a comment here or follow us on our social media channels....

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Hot Industry News of the Week

Hot News about content service providers industry, on OTT, IPTV, TV Everywhere

Love shopping? Love shopping while you watch TV? Apparently this is one of the five most popular second screen activities for TV viewers. In this week’s industry news we take a look at the second screen and how viewers are using it to multi-task while watching TV. Twitter is also trying to get a bigger piece of the seco...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

Hot News about content service providers industry, on OTT, IPTV, TV Everywhere

It’s all about social and engagement these days, as second screen engagement opportunities are continually developed and released. While we expect to see new apps for television, there is something for the movie industry too. This week Fandango launched an app that predicts which films will connect with fans at the week...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

Hot News about content service providers industry, on OTT, IPTV, TV Everywhere

We’re getting excited for this month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Feb. 25-28)! In anticipation of the event, we’re taking a look at mobile news, in addition to social TV and second screen use. Read the news below and join the discussion by following us on our social media channels, or leave us a comment here. ...

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CTAM Blog Series: US Trends – A Bird’s Eye and Worm’s Eye View

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In recognition of one of the longest standing and respected events in the PayTV industry, CTAM, we decided to kick off a mini blog series that takes a peek at current trends in the US Pay TV market.  Yes, a tall order, but since we have an industry veteran, Sefy Ariely, EVP  Americas, on the ground it was good time to tak...

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The Road to IBC: Video Content – Behind the Scenes (Video)

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Did you know that people spend an average of 5 hours per day watching television? That’s nine years in the life of an average person. And did you know that more video is uploaded to the web every 60 days than the three major US TV networks produced in 60 years? For some more amazing facts about broadcast, piracy and vide...

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