OTT

Ownzones names chief security officer and SVP, operations

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OTT entertainment and technology provider Ownzones has named Rob Hopps as its chief security officer and senior vice-president of operations. In this new role, Hopps… Read more

Q&A: Simon Trudelle, NAGRA

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Simon Trudelle, senior director, product marketing at NAGRA, talks about the opportunities and threats to the pay TV industry. What are the main opportunities and… Read more

Dutch MVNO Youfone launches OTT TV service

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Dutch MVNO Youfone has launched an OTT TV service, YoufoneTV, targeting a young audience with a low-cost offering. Rotterdam-based Youfone is offering an app-based service… Read more

North American SVOD subscriptions to grow 53% by 2022

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The number of North American SVOD subscriptions is due to grow by 53% between 2016 and 2022, according to Digital TV Research. The new study… Read more

Q&A: Mikael Dahlgren, Agama Technologies

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Agama Technologies CEO Mikael Dahlgren talks about the challenges faced by OTT TV service provider in matching the quality of broadcast services. What are the… Read more

Turner to launch OTT sports after securing Champions League rights

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Turner is to launch a new standalone premium sports streaming service in the US after acquiring European Champions League and Europa League football rights for… Read more

PCCW’s OTT business gains $110m investment

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PCCW Media has raised US$110 million from Hony Capital, Foxconn and Temasek, who become investors of its international OTT services, including Viu. The investment hands… Read more

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

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