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Key developments related to the enablement of over-the-top video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/21/2019
Apple's subscription VoD service is expected to join a crowded field in November and lead with a free trial, Bloomberg says.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
Implores a California court to step in and 'compel mediation' with ACE to work toward a settlement, because 'there is literally nothing left for litigation' after Omniverse shut down its TV streaming service in June.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/20/2019
The ad-driven video joint venture is attempting to carve out new deals around the world as impressions flatten out thanks to finite inventory and the rise of streaming competitors.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/19/2019
Billed as a 'Televisionary' offering, AT&T's new pay-TV streaming service features five tiers, paired with a 500-hour cloud DVR and access to a large VoD library.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 8/16/2019
It's going to take some televisionary moves for pay-TV providers and big studio owners like AT&T to sort out what consumers want, how to package it and what to call it.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/15/2019
As the rate of US video subscriber losses accelerated to a record high in Q2, a top analyst wonders if those losses are about to slow down and stabilize.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Distribution of premium subscription streaming services are contemplated in new, wide-ranging deal between The Mouse and Charter.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2019
Combined company only will trail Disney, Comcast/NBCU and AT&T/WarnerMedia in that category as streaming battle intensifies.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
The combined company, to be called ViacomCBS, said it would become a global powerhouse that can pump out premium content at grander scale and use OTT and other direct-to-consumer channels to stoke growth.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/13/2019
Joins OTT-TV and satellite TV options in northern New England with a new streaming video service, running on Android TV boxes and a range of retail devices.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 8/13/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: French broadcasters receive approval for Netflix-challenging Salto service; tough Q2 for Denmark's TDC; EE rules the RootMetrics ratings roost.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
Slated for launch in early September, the new offering will include a package of more than 50 US television channels, including 'faith-based,' premium and international channels.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 8/12/2019
Gains by OTT-TV services don't make up for the bloodshed in typically tough period for service providers.
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Some startups need to shape up or ship out.
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Larry Loeb, Author, 8/20/2019
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FTTP or Next-Gen HFC? It's Complicated
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Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
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