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Key developments related to the enablement of multi-screen video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
WarnerMedia's new direct-to-consumer OTT service to feature 10K hours of content, reportedly cost more than $14.99 per month.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/3/2019
Downloads of apps such as DirecTV Now and other OTT-TV services declined in Q2 as prices for OTT-TV services ticked up, study finds.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/2/2019
Price hike by PlayStation Vue and new packaging options from Sling TV are more indicators that virtual MVPDs need to adjust to become sustainable businesses.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/1/2019
App-focused video streaming tech and distribution company says fresh round of funds will fuel global growth, further tech development.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/27/2019
Indie cable op teams with Evolution Digital to upgrade, rather than de-emphasize or cut, the pay-TV cord with a new app-based video offering for retail devices and an MSO-managed Android TV box.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/24/2019
A sizable and widening gap on domestic and international ARPU could negatively affect the premium value currently placed on Netflix's non-US subscription streaming business, analyst says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2019
Unlike Aereo, Locast has found a way to stream local TV channels without raising the legal hackles of powerful broadcasters. But can it drive enough donation dollars to survive for the long haul?
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
IAC-owned streaming platform joins Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Apple, Amazon and other big names that have put weight behind the new, royalty-free, bandwidth-efficient video codec.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
Flixon Media's CEO thought his deal with Omniverse One World Television would be the foundation of a profitable, innovative TV service. Instead, he said he's left with financial losses and a damaged reputation.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/12/2019
Small service provider in Montana is dumping its pay-TV product to instead focus on broadband services that can pipe in OTT video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/6/2019
The OTT-delivered 'thin-client' version of DirecTV will debut in Q3, but AT&T's John Donovan side-stepped questions on how the new offering will disrupt a market full of streaming competitors.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/4/2019
The new array of subscription offerings will include a 12-channel bundle called 'StackTV" that runs $12.99/month and features VoD and live TV networks such as Food Network, History and National Geographic.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 6/4/2019
In addition to big, expensive Macs and multiple OS updates, Apple's WWDC featured a Homekit improvement to make smart homes more secure and several tweaks to ease consumer worries about how it deals with their data.
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