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    Asian mobile network operators keen to partner with OTT players

     To combat revenue loss, Asian mobile network operators (MNOs) are seeking to create revenue-sharing partnerships with OTT providers, according to recent research by IT and networking vendor Alepo which highlighted the need for more effective strategies for OTT services by MNOs in the Asia-Pacific region. Alepo also reports that while just over half of the...
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    Eastern Europe wakes up to OTT

    Eastern European over-the-top (OTT) TV and video revenues are expected to reach nearly $2bn by 2021, which represents a growth of over 400% from the $454m recorded in 2015. The Eastern Europe OTT TV & Video Forecasts by Digital TV Research, which analysed 18 countries in the region, showed that Russia accounted for half the...
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    23% of Millennials are OTT-only broadband households

    Sling TV unleashes new UI at CES 2016
    Nearly a quarter of millennial heads of household are over the top (OTT)-only, which is higher than the national average of 15% among US broadband households. According to research from Parks Associates, 61% of millennials subscribe to both pay TV and OTT services, which is also higher than the national average of 52%. “Younger consumers...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Delivering OTT and HbbTV front-end applications reliably and quickly

    Mautilus CTO, Petr Mazanec guest blogs for us ahead of TV Connect 2016.  First, let’s consider what are the four most common customers’ requirements when front-end application development is being discussed: Keeping up with a tight schedule. In OTT business, everything is done at the last moment, so if we are lucky we have to…

  • Single millenials most likely to access SVOD

    While subscription VOD (SVOD) is used by 66% of millenials aged 18-34, it’s most used by single independents (78%) and least used by those who are starting a family (58%) according to recent research by Nielsen. Nielsen’s Total Audience Report for Q4 2015 found that ‘on their own’ single millenials averaging 27 years of age…

  • Exclusive: World Rugby’s plans to let fans edit video content

    Murray Barnett

    Technology is fast changing the way we consume and experience sport. Unsurprisingly, TV Connect 2016 reflects this, with Rhys Beer (NBCUniversal International), Jamie Hindhaugh (BT Sport) and Charles Balchin (IMG) among those that will be sharing their insights and innovations with delegates. IP&TV News spoke to another leading innovator in the field (and fellow TV Connect…

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INTERVIEWS

  • Q&A with Netgem
    We chat exclusively with Sylvain Thevenot, Managing Director at Netgem. ...
    April 25th, 2016
  • Q&A with Digiflare
    IP&TV News speaks exclusively with Mano Kulasingam, Co-founder and...
    April 22nd, 2016
  • Q&A with Accenture
    IP&TV News speaks exclusively with Sef Tuma (ST), Managing Director...
    April 18th, 2016