October 25, 2018
OTT to Make up 46% of Western Europe TV Revenue by 2023
While OTT is growing rapidly, don't look for it to eclipse pay TV until 2027. Netflix's domination of the SVOD market will only get bigger.
SVOD Subscriptions Will Double Between 2017 and 2023: Forecast
While pay TV is still a larger area, online video services are growing at a faster rate. SVOD revenues will reach $69 billion in 2023.
For the Best Mobile Video Performance, Head to the Czech Republic
Achieving excellent mobile video performance is about more than just fast download speeds. A report from Open Signal shows unexpected winners.
Telestream Tells IBC of Plans to Track Live Stream Latency
With help from Unified Streaming, Telestream has diverted all of its R&D into Project Orchid, which is designed to offer one-click live channel origination that supports real-time self-optimisation
Amazon Alexa Voice Control Becomes a Concern for Broadcasters
As Amazon pushes into the living room with TV voice control, broadcasters push back. Channel 4 is worried that niche programming will be hidden from the viewer.
Netflix Focusses its Growth on Broadcast Carriage, Not Sports
Let's get this out of the way: Netflix won't be carrying live sports. But, one Netflix exec said at IBC, "We never say never."
Bambuser adds support for Low Latency HLS
Off the Fence and Axonista to launch the first interactive VOD platform dedicated to our future on this planet, The WaterBear Network
Off the Fence partners with Irish technology company Axonista to power the first ever interactive global VOD platform dedicated to our future on this planet.
V-Nova secures significant investment from Novator Partners
• Novator Chairman Thor Björgólfsson joins V-Nova board of directors.
• Novator's portfolio includes several major mobile operators including Play (Poland), WOM (Chile) and Nova (Iceland).
• Investment strengthens and expands market presence for PERSEUS