OTT

Over-the-top revenues to quadruple in MENA region

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Over-the-top video revenues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are set to more than quadruple between 2016 and 2022, according to new research.… Read more

Futuresource: smart TVs the top way to tune into Netflix

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Viewing Netflix via smart TVs is the favourite way for customers to access content from the streaming service, according to Futuresource Consulting. Presenting data at the… Read more

OTT data firm Conviva raises US$40m in funding

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Conviva, a data intelligence firm that works with clients like Sky, HBO and Turner, has raised US$40 million in funding.  Existing backers Time Warner Investments,… Read more

TiVo: 93% of North American pay TV subscribers use SVOD

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Some 93% of pay TV subscribers in North America also use one of more subscription video-on-demand services, according to TiVo research. TiVo’s Q1 2017 Video… Read more

Ooyala: mobile now accounts for 57% of all video plays

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Mobile viewing accounted for nearly 57% of all video plays worldwide in Q1 2017 marking an all-time high for video use on smartphones and tablets,… Read more

Thaicom, Huawei and Starcor partner for Thai OTT

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Satellite operator Thaicom has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei and Starcor Media Technologies to develop an OTT platform in Thailand. The companies plan… Read more

Zain iflix SVOD JV launches in five MENA markets

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Kuwait-based Middle East service provider Zain has launched OTT TV service iflix Arabia across five of its eight key markets in the region. The subscription… Read more

Set-tops ‘not important’ for SVOD, says Viaplay chief

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Modern Times Group (MTG)-owned OTT subscription video-on-demand service Viaplay does not need to be available on set-top boxes to succeed, and the SVOD service will… Read more

Now TV having ‘no impact’ on core pay TV base

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Sky’s Now TV “strategy is working” without any impact on the pay TV operator core base, and the OTT TV service’s customers are increasingly taking… Read more

Raft of OTT channel deals for Celestial Tiger

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Celestial Tiger Entertainment has struck a raft of OTT deals for its movies, action and horror networks. The Lionsgate and Saban-backed channel operator runs a… Read more

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