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  You know how it is. You wait for one Netflix story to come along and then all of a sudden three arrive at once. And it’s not all good news for the OTT giant either. Elsewhere in the industry, there’s growth in consumer demand for net-connected sets while phone and tablet TV ad revenues are expected to see a bo...

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  There are exciting developments in the world of 4K high definition right now, especially in the OTT arena. But, it’s by no means over for live TV and a study of Facebook’s social TV data has thrown up some interesting findings too. Learn more below and share your thoughts by leaving a comment. You can also ...

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The hottest TV industry news this week was mostly about viewing trends in Latin America. According to Cisco, social TV is growing in Latin America at a rate much faster than the US. What’s also impressive is the fact that over half of Latin America is expected to subscribe to pay TV by 2015. In other news, BBC’s Director ...

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There was a lot of social TV and on-demand buzz making the rounds this week. In most cases, the material provided a glimpse to what 2014 might have in store. AdAge assembled a brilliant list of predictions to where social TV might be headed in 2014, and many of their predictions are already underway. A new form of marketi...

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Multiscreen Services and TV Anywhere: Notes from Connections Europe 2013

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Connections Europe 2013 proved to be an enlightening event for all attendees. Spanning two days in beautiful Amsterdam, the agenda was packed with discussions led by renowned executives of top companies offering their perspectives on best practices for increasing revenues now and in the future. Day One’s series of talks...

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This week has brought along a mix of news – some surprising, some not, some long awaited. For starters, broadcasters in France may have to begin paying a second tax for showing major sports events, which will trickle down to the consumers. France Televisions would be hit hardest, but so would private stations. Do you thin...

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Social TV and the second screen grabbed the spotlight this week.  Ad Age and Trendrr joined forces once again to create a comprehensive chart of “The Social TV Ecosystem” and it has gone viral. Speaking of social TV – did you know that according to Trendrr, Facebook dominates social TV activity five times greater than i...

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  With the trend of smart TV owners not plugging in their devices coming to an end, smart TV shopping is set to boom, with generated sales predicted to reach nearly £750 million by the end of 2014. In addition, ESPN and Twitter are planning to take their partnership to the next level by posting sports highlight ...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

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Ever thought about how it could look if Twitter launched a TV app? What is Heineken’s new strategy? Do you yell at the TV at a moment’s notice while watching soccer? Read how different companies are embracing second screen trends, applications and their possibilities in this week’s industry news. Let us know what ...

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CEO Insight – Who Will Win the War of the Companion Apps?

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What Viewers Want Second screen usage and companion apps are increasingly becoming essential components of the TV viewing experience. Like most viewers, I love them because they allow for seamless multitasking. We can gather information while interacting with our networks and the program itself. This transforms a trad...

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