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Key developments related to the enablement of over-the-top video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/19/2018
2.0 upgrades to Altice USA's tack on cloud DVR capabilities, integration of YouTube Kids app, ability to restart shows from more networks.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/15/2018
Free, ad-supported video streaming service sports library with about 8,500 titles.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/13/2018
SetTV ordered to stop retransmitting Dish's satellite or OTT TV feeds, hand over SetTV-branded set-top boxes.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/12/2018
Set for a late 2019 debut, Disney+ will feature content from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic and take on OTT video giants such as Netflix and Amazon.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/9/2018
Losses of 'traditional' US pay-TV subs accelerated to 1.12 million in Q3 2018, widening from 870,000 a year earlier.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/8/2018
Tests centered on X1-powered device with voice remote capability will integrate Netflix and other OTT content, provide customers an upgrade path to Comcast's pay-TV bundles.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/8/2018
Midia Research's Paolo Pescatore talks about the advent of cloud TV services and assesses the impact of 5G's arrival on the cable operator community. And drinks beer.
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 11/8/2018
Vodafone's group head of fixed development, Nuno Sanches, explains how the operator has adopted an OTT, cloud-based approach to its TV services strategy.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/7/2018
Vodafone's Nuno Sanches says focus on a cloud-powered, OTT-centric approach to pay-TV bridges Vodafone's disparate fixed networks in Europe and establishes the foundation for a scalable, feature-rich service.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/7/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: EU approves Disney-Fox deal; Nokia helps create private LTE network for BMW in China, gets cozy with Infosys; Hyperoptic attracts Middle Eastern money; Three UK trumpets 5G progress.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 11/5/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Hyperoptic extends Thurrock network; Synamedia appoints new CFO; streaming VoD turns into a torrent.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 11/2/2018
HBO's first-ever blackout with a pay-TV distributor surfaces as DoJ tries to block AT&T-Time Warner merger.
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