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    Eric Klinker: “Netflix could look at something like BitTorrent”

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    Feature interview with Eric Klinker, CEO, BitTorrent Irony alert…  Researching this article was made difficult by the fact that my office firewall wouldn’t even let me on any of BitTorrent’s sites! Indeed, the perennial association with piracy is something of a bugbear for a company that prides itself both as an innovator and as one…

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    TiVo research reveals upsurge in TV multitasking

    TiVo has revealed results from its Second Annual TiVo Multitasking and Social TV Survey. The results indicate a dramatic increase in multitasking during TV viewing: over half of the 856 survey respondents reported multitasking every time or almost every time they watch TV (51 percent); compared to just over one third (36 percent) in last…

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    Netflix domestic performance dips as global showing grows

    Netflix has released its third-quarter 2014 financial results by posting them to its website. The results reveal that, although year on year subscriber additions are down (from 1.3 million in Q3 2013 to 1 million in Q4 2014), Netflix’s international subscriber numbers are booming: international revenue having grown a massive 89% thanks to a number…

Analysis & Opinion

  • Measuring virtual set-top box success by service velocity & sub growth

    Set-top box virtualization should increase service velocity and subscriber reach for pay-TV operators while simultaneously reducing capex and opex, according to a presentation by ActiveVideo at the “CDN World Summit/TV In The Cloud” conference.   At the event, Sachin Sathaye, vice president, product marketing for ActiveVideo, drew a distinction between the benefits of two different…

  • Search and destroy: metadata at IBC

    As IP&TV News staggered from one hall to the next at this year’s IBC, squinting into the vast, fold-out map, it was repeatedly confronted by ingenious uses of metadata. So, upon returning to London, we thought it a good idea to contact a handful some of those exhibitors and ask the simple question – What’s the…

  • Infomir at IBC 2014: “We never rest on our laurels”

    Last week at IBC 2014, IP&TV News’ Thomas Noszczak caught up with Andrey Gavriushchenko, Head of Sales for European manufacturer of IPTV/OTT delivery equipment Infomir. Thomas Noszczak: Hi Andrey. Can you tell us a bit about your involvement at this year’s IBC? Andrey Gavriushchenko: This was the third time the company participated in the IBC…

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