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Key developments related to the enablement of over-the-top video services.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
Despite passing the 150-million subscriber mark globally, Netflix disappoints investors by falling well short of its second-quarter target of adding 5 million paid subscribers worldwide.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
In its latest take on the SVOD space, MoffettNathanson says Netflix will still dominate the OTT video market despite the impending loss of Friends and The Office to new streaming services from WarnerMedia & NBCUniversal.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
As the traditional pay-TV biz suffers and the direct-to-consumer OTT video market rises, You.i TV has found its niche as companies on all sides seek ways to simplify the path to a wide array of screens.
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By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Piracy and account-sharing are taking a sizable bite from operators' content revenue, with incumbents and OTT startups feeling the financial hurt.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/16/2019
Back-to-back studies by InMyArea Research indicate major TV programmers and streaming services like HBO and Netflix could also face a mass exodus by subscribers soon.
By Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/15/2019
To support its ongoing transition to a SaaS-based business model, Dalet signs agreement to acquire Ooyala Flex Media Platform and staff.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 7/15/2019
As part of its broad product syndication deal with Comcast, big Canadian MSO is counting on new home WiFi app, DOCSIS 3.1 rollout and IPTV launch to trigger fresh subscriber and revenue growth.
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By Ivan Verbesselt, Senior Vice President Marketing, NAGRA, 7/15/2019
While sports content piracy is growing at an alarming rate, hurting the industry and dampening down the value of sports TV rights, solutions are available.
By Orly Amsalem, Product Manager Video Security, Synamedia, 7/12/2019
Rather than ignoring password sharing or solely seeking ways to prevent it, service providers are now in position to monetize it thanks to advances in behavioral analytics and machine learning.
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, 7/8/2019
Meanwhile, Android TV trails the pack at retail, but continues to make strides with cable ops and other service providers worldwide.
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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New BitPaymer Ransomware Discovered Hunting Big Game
Larry Loeb, Author, 7/16/2019
New variant shares most of its code with the BitPaymer ransomware operated by ...
Data Protection in the Cloud Is Still a Big Issue in the EU
Oliver Schonschek, Security Now News Analyst, 7/16/2019
Building trust is key to the success of the European cloud market.
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DOCSIS 3.1 Gains New Ground
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Some operators expand existing D3.1 infrastructure, while others discover ...
BBWN Bites: Google, Microsoft & WISPA: Fixed Wireless Can Bridge Digital Divide
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/17/2019
Google, Microsoft and WISPA hope the FCC agrees that by allowing FWA operators to ...
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