OTT

ABI Research: linear OTT services to be worth US$7bn by 2021

DirecTV_NOW

Live linear OTT video services will account for US$7 billion of worldwide revenue by 2021, up from just over US$1 billion last year, according to… Read more

Hulu CEO lifts the lid on new live streaming service

A preview of Hulu's live TV offering

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins has revealed fresh details about its forthcoming live streaming TV service, including more clarity on its pricing, launch date and content… Read more

Sky and Cisco launch international OTT offering

OnPrimeTV

Sky has teamed up with Cisco to develop an app-based international OTT project called OnPrime TV. The service, which does not carry Sky or Cisco… Read more

GfK: 98% of UK OTT viewing done in-home

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Some 98% of content from over-the-top services like Netflix is viewed in the home, according to new UK TV viewing research by GfK. The research firm… Read more

Ericsson: consumers see more value in VOD than linear, mobile viewing exploding

Ericsson millennial

Consumers are turning to on-demand services in unprecedented numbers, are spending longer searching for content on VOD sites than on linear TV and are viewing… Read more

Fox not keen on D2C but Hulu-type services key to growth

James Murdoch

Direct-to-consumer services may not be a necessary part of the distribution mix for 21st Century Fox, but more control of the user experience via new… Read more

Interview: Starz Play Arabia CEO Maaz Sheikh

Maaz Sheikh

Starz Play Arabia has carved out place in the MENA video market and has its sights set on further growth, CEO Maaz Sheikh tells Andy… Read more

WWE Network reports 24% increase in subscribers

WWE's flagship television program Monday Night Raw®

Subscribers to over-the-top wrestling service WWE Network increased 24% year-on-year to 1.46 million in the third quarter. Announcing its results last week for the three… Read more

Donald Trump reportedly mulling news network launch

Donald Trump

US presidential candidate Donald Trump could launch a cable or OTT news net, according to numerous reports out of the US. The Trump campaign ran… Read more

Report: YouTube signs up CBS for forthcoming TV offering

YouTube

YouTube has signed up CBS as the first major US network for a new online TV service that it plans to launch early next year,… Read more

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