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    BBC to stream Scotland v England to astronaut Peake

    On Saturday, the BBC will make broadcasting history, live-streaming the Scotland v England RBS Six Nations match to British astronaut Major Tim Peake in the International Space Station. Peake will be able to watch the game 400km above the earth as the BBC and European Space Agency feed the game to him live in the…

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    19% of US broadband households have smart home device

    Parks Associates today announced a new industry report, Cloud Platforms for the Internet of Things, revealing 19% of US broadband households currently own at least one Internet-connected smart home device. These devices, including smart thermostats, sprinkler systems, door locks, and security cameras, offer remote control, monitoring, or notifications via a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Upwards of…

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    YouTube set to unveil exclusive content for YouTube Red

    YouTube is set to premier original content by some of its leading stars on its premium YouTube Red service next week on February 10th. For $9.99 a month, subscribers to YouTube Red can enjoy videos across all of YouTube without ads, as well as saving videos to watch offline on their phone or tablet. It…

Analysis & Opinion

  • HOOQ: “We are excited about Netflix”


    Asia features heavily in Netflix’s global designs, with recent launches including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan… SVOD, however, is by no means new to the region. One leading incumbent is HOOQ, a joint venture between Warners, Sony and Singtel group. HOOQ was launched last January, and has been live in various markets since last…

  • Ovum identifies streaming trends from CES

    Rob Gallagher

    Leading research firm Ovum has released a selection of top trends discernible from the show floor at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month. Chief among them, in terms of their relevance for OTT, was the expected effect the global Netflix expansion – making the service available in a further 130 countries – would have for consumer electronics…

  • Exclusive: The changing face of TV Connect

    TV Connect (26th - 28th April 2016 ExCeL, London)

    Conference regular? If so, you’ll have doubtless had the experience of waiting for an enticing looking keynote or panel discussion, and in the meantime listening to something at best irrelevant and at worst boring. Well, for delegates at this year’s TV Connect, it could well be that this experience proves a thing of the past:…

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