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Secure Player Bolsters VO’s Protection Capability

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  Some big news on the content protection front. With our acquisition of the Secure Player business from Discretix, we’ve significantly strengthened our ability to cater for customers’ ever-growing appetite for second-screen services. Brett Sappington, Director of Research at Parks Associates, in his recent T...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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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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Infographic: The Rise of TV Everywhere

The Rise of TV Everywhere

Pay TV providers are finding it ever more challenging to keep up with the changes brought by TV Everywhere and Over-the-Top (OTT) services. Nonetheless, as the TV market continues to evolve at a rapid pace, industry players must adopt OTT and TV Everywhere services in order to remain relevant. TV Everywhere is growin...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

There has been a lot of OTT news floating around this week. The Canadian pay TV service and cellco, Rogers, will soon announce their new OTT service. This isn’t the first time they made waves in the industry, as they also recently announced a TV Everywhere service. Netflix might not feel threatened by Rogers though, becau...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

A mix of different types of industry news made headlines this week, each very exciting. Netflix churned out a new series - for kids! They might also like the new finger gesture controls that Samsung is going to release in 2014. We wonder if Samsung had energy conservation in mind, because the US Energy Department is begin...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

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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Hybrid TV: The Potential New De-Facto Standard

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What’s the first thought that comes to mind if you hear someone utter the word “hybrid”? Would you think about cars? Perhaps cross-pollinated plants? Or maybe even mixed-breeds of cats or dogs? In our market, you’re most likely to bump in “Hybrid TV”, which is one of the latest topics of interest for consumers and cont...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

Deadline Media reports that OTT TV is expected to generate revenues of £1.6 billion in 2017, and revenues will primarily stem from live-streaming media and VOD. Does that idea seem feasible? Due to the cost of content, they also go on to question whether the Netflix model is sustainable in the UK. Speaking of Netflix, gue...

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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

Hottest TV Industry News

There was so much VOD news going around this week, it was getting tricky to pick the hottest. Yet we managed, so here it goes! Following the US and UK, Google launched a VOD service in Japan. They were also kind enough to throw in a little something extra to cater to the viewers. Subscribers in Japan aren’t the only on...

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The Dark Cloud in the TV Industry with an “Orange” Lining

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Orange Spain Launches TV Everywhere Service and Enters the TV Market Battle Well-Equipped The expectations of viewers these days have changed (and continue to change) dramatically due to innovations in TV Everywhere and Multiscreen technologies, as well as consumer behavior in other sectors and markets. Content service pro...

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