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Key developments related to the enablement of over-the-top video services.
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OpenVault report finds that consumers in that 'power user' group doubled in Q1 2019, a growth rate that could cause some cable operators and other ISPs to consider upping their monthly data ceilings.
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ACE claims it's struggling to get its mitts on a long-term contract between Hovsat & DirecTV that is key to Omniverse's streaming TV offering.
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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the expectation is that distributors like Comcast will be 'important partners' for WarnerMedia's upcoming set of OTT-delivered subscription VoD services.
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Even as it hands over operational control of Hulu to Disney and paves the way to sell its Hulu stake, Comcast sees loads of opportunity in the OTT video market as it revs up plans for both Sky's Now TV streaming service in Europe and NBC's forthcoming OTT service.
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Continuing a growing trend, WOW has become the latest cable operator to combine its broadband service with a skinny bundle OTT-TV offering.
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 5/15/2019
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.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2019
Under 'put/call' agreement, Comcast can require Disney to buy NBCU's 33% stake in Hulu as early as January 2024; Comcast also inks deal to offer Hulu via its X1 video platform.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 5/13/2019
Even as it carries out its phased retreat from the European continent, Liberty Global is trying to stem video sub losses and spur fresh revenue growth with a slate of new product and service offerings.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/9/2019
But many big questions remain unanswered as company aims to complete the separation by mid-2020.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/9/2019
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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