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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/16/2019
Netflix's Q3 numbers were in-line, but OTT video giant warns of 'some modest headwind' to near-term growth as a batch of new, major streaming services such as Disney+ and Apple TV+ near launch.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/15/2019
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu have staked out their turf in the subscription VoD market, but will they be able to hold that coveted ground as Disney, Apple, WarnerMedia and NBCU enter the streaming fray?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 10/7/2019
Allen Broome comes on board as the video software company explores the development of a virtualized, software-as-a-service model for the OTT and pay-TV service provider market.
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By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 10/1/2019
Ovum Chief Analyst Ed Barton talks to Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about the services and opportunities 5G unlocks for consumers – and what new capabilities are just around the corner.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/27/2019
Whispers about Comcast's next-video platform began to spread a decade ago at Cable-Tec Expo in Denver. Here's a look back at its journey from a secretive project originally called 'Excalibur' to a widely deployed product under the X1 banner.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/17/2019
WarnerMedia's new SVoD service will hold a key distribution advantage through AT&T's retail presence, pay-TV, broadband and mobility services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/12/2019
In addition to working with Disney, Charter is urging other programmers and MSOs to get behind a common set of 'authentication principles' designed to clamp down on password sharing, CFO says.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 9/11/2019
Will Apple's new iPhone 11 grow telco profits? Will Apple TV+ compete in a crowded OTT market? And why does everybody have fabulous hair in an Apple TV+ series where civilization has collapsed because everybody in the world is blind?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/5/2019
Startup led by former Aspera CEO Michelle Munson enters the global OTT scene with a low-latency 'Content Fabric' designed to disrupt the streaming video market.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 9/4/2019
The embattled regional sports network claims that the economics of a direct-to-consumer subscription streaming model don't add up.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/30/2019
Group including Amazon and Sinclair notch $3.47 billion deal for the regional sports network that ties into conditions of Disney's acquisition of Fox.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/26/2019
Disney details more bells and whistles, device support for Disney+ ahead of the streaming service's November 12 debut.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/23/2019
Former Sling TV exec starts up family-friendly OTT service that aims to pull a batch of consumers back into the pay-TV fold.
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