OTT




Hulu lance son bouquet OTT

Après Molotov en France, Google avec YouTube TV, Sony avec PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now et Sling TV aux Etats-Unis, c’est au tour de Hulu de lancer son bouquet OTT avec une quarantaine de chaînes TV pour $39.99/mois…





OTT video is growing in Europe

OTT video usage in Western Europe is continuing to expand, with 55% of UK broadband households and 51% in France watching TV programming and movies online, compared to 70% in the US. http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/03/29/ott-video-is-growing-in-europe/


FilmOn TV Networks acquires CinemaNow

FilmOn TV Networks CEO Alki David announced the acquisition of CinemaNow, one of the pioneers in providing transactional digital storefronts of premium film and TV content from Regent Equity Partners. http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/01/28/filmon-tv-networks-acquires-cinemanow/


Research: viewers prefer smart TVs for OTT

Despite the widespread availability of inexpensive ancillary TV streaming devices, new TDG research finds that 32% of OTT TV Users prefer having the native connectivity of a smart TV. http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/01/28/research-viewers-prefer-smart-tvs-for-ott/


FCC plans to “open up” US cable

FCC_logoThe Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is planning to “open up” US cable by setting the STB and device market free. http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/01/27/fcc-plans-to-open-up-us-cable/ http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2016/db0127/DOC-337449A1.pdf


HbbTV: a global overview

Although Europe, headed by Germany, France and Poland, leads in the deployment of HbbTV, it is also now used in several other countries around the world including Australia and New Zealand. http://www.broadbandtvnews.com/2016/01/14/hbbtv-a-global-overview/