Orange Has Global Plans for IPTV Expansion with Dailymotion
Orange, formerly know as France Telecom, is expanding its global offering of IPTV and is using its ownership in Dailymotion to establish video markets where the Paris-based telco giant is not a service provider.
Orange has a 49 percent stake in Dailymotion, the Paris-based video portal.
For an overview of the adoption of IPTV in France and around the world, as well as how Dailymotion fits into a global strategy, we spoke with Stephanie Hospital, executive vice president for audience and development at Orange.
We spoke Thursday at the Monaco Media Forum.
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[This story is used courtesy of Beet.TV.]
The shift from cable to app-based viewing is happening all around the world, and telecoms are poised to take advantage of it.
While Orange is now the sole owner of Dailymotion, it doesn't intend to stay that way for long and is looking to the U.S.