OTT TV zone

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    Video to help cause IP traffic to triple by 2019

    According to the 10th annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, annual Internet Protocol (IP) traffic will triple between 2014 and 2019, when it will reach a record 2 zettabytes. Factors expected to drive traffic growth include the growth of video services. Video will account for 80 percent of all IP traffic by 2019, up from...
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    Accedo and Xstream forge strategic partnership

    OTT and TVE vendor Xstream has entered a new strategic partnership with TV app specialists Accedo. The companies recently worked together deploying Lightbox, an OTT SVOD service by Spark New Zealand. “We are excited to be working with Xstream on this joint solution,” explains Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo. “The combination of Xstream’s flexible video management...
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    Ooyala adds viewability-based ad analytics

    Ooyala has introduced a new feature in its video ad campaign management workflow that enables clients to book campaigns based on ad completion, in addition to traditional CPMs. In a move meant to better align the interests of video publishers with video advertisers, customers of Ooyala’s Videoplaza ad serving software can now not only report...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Nick Thomas: YouTube, transactions, and ‘Jennifer Aniston’s jumper’

    Nick Thomas

    Last week saw YouTube announce the launch of TrueView, which lets advertisers showcase product details and images – and gives viewers the ability to click to purchase directly. Sounds like a potentially significant innovation – but is it? IP&TV News asks Ovum analyst Nick Thomas would he thinks… IP&TV News: The notion of being able…

  • IP&TV News asks: “What qualities will define the winners in the smart home market?”

    Smart Home World

    To mark the approach of Smart Home World (23 – 24 June 2015, London), a special roundtable report asks, “What qualities will define the winners in the smart home market?” With contributions from the likes of CSR, eyesight, Intamac and more…   Gus Desbarats, Chairman, Alloy: In a smart home space awash with undifferentiated technology players,…

  • Analysts: Google makes TV Connect 2015 most important ever

    TV Connect, London

    With TV Connect (28 – 30 April 2015 ExCel, London) just days away, analysts have been reflecting on the evolution of what is indisputably the world’s leading connected entertainment event. The prevailing sense is that, with the relocation of the event to London’s ExCel, and the news that Google has chosen the occasion to explore…

Thomas Riedl: “Google TV has evolved into Android TV”

Tesco and blinkbox: what went wrong?

Reed Hastings and 2030: is he right?

What was the word on 4K at IBC?

What does the future hold for IPTV? (Lessons learned from Aereo)

ABN & the future of African broadcasting