Hybrid TV & OTT

YouTube introduces 60fps live streaming

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YouTube has launched 60fps live streaming, a few months after adding support for higher frame rate video playback on its site.  YouTube launched 60fps live… Read more

OTT pay TV revenues to ‘skyrocket’, predicts IHS

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Global over-the-top (OTT) pay TV revenue is tipped to “skyrocket” in the coming years, according to the 2015 IHS Infonetics Pay TV Services and Subscribers… Read more

Google adds Sling TV app to Android TV

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Google has added a Sling TV app to its Android TV platform, bringing the Dish Network-owned Sling Media OTT service to users of the platform… Read more

Spotify makes major video push

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A new video platform from on-demand music app Spotify will run content from a variety of UK and US distributors. Spotify is positioning itself as a… Read more

Sky launches Online TV Box in Italy

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Sky in Italy has launched a Roku-powered Sky Online TV Box, a streaming device that is similar to the Now TV box Sky offers in… Read more

TV industry feels ‘powerless’ to change, claims Arqiva report

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Players across the TV industry feel a “general sense of ‘powerlessness’” to change that is being imposed from those outside the industry, according to a… Read more

Rwandan telco Tigo launches VoD service

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African telco Tigo is launching a new on-demand service targeting its 2.5 million customers in Rwanda. The telco is working with VoD firm Vonetize, which… Read more

Sky to massively expand kids VoD offering

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Pay TV operator Sky is expanding its kids on-demand offering in the UK and Ireland. The company has unveiled plans to increase the number of… Read more

M-Go reportedly to stream HDR 4K content this year

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Technicolor and DreamWorks-owned streaming service M-Go is reportedly planning to launch an HDR 4K service this year. According to US website Twice, citing M-Go’s chief… Read more

BBC updates iPlayer on BT Vision set-tops

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The BBC has updated the version of its BBC iPlayer service that is available on BT Vision set-top boxes, making 30-day catch-up content available to… Read more