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Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3SS adds AI to the video mix; Insight TV pushes into MENA; the changing face of content consumption.
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Premium networks like Showtime must spread their bets and lock in distribution on both legacy and newer OTT platforms, COO Tom Christie says.
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Deeper investments in ESPN+ and costs tied to the coming Disney+ OTT service attributed to a widening Q1 operating loss of $393 million at Disney's international and direct-to-consumer unit.
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By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/6/2019
In a NAB Show fireside chat, Philo CTO Ben Chambers discusses the evolution, business model, technical platform and future plans of the popular streaming video services.
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CEO Tom Rutledge confirms that Charter's had discussions, but company currently remains committed to its own, next-gen video platform and interface.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/29/2019
As the pay-TV sector continues to struggle, programmer sets launch of several free, ad-supported streaming channels from BET, Comedy Central, Spike and MTV on the now Viacom-owned Pluto TV ad-based OTT service.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/29/2019
Cisco's Catalyst switch updates, access point improvements and OpenRoaming partners combine to paint a picture of constant, effortless wireless connectivity.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 4/25/2019
Jeff Baumgartner catches us up on the Omniverse saga and Mike Dano looks at what might happen if the Sprint and T-Mobile merger is blocked.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/23/2019
Pact fits with Verizon's decision to focus on the network and its ambitious 5G rollout and to avoid the expense and headache of building its own OTT-TV service.
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