January 17, 2019
SpotX Parent Company RTL Group Acquires Yospace for $33M
Creating a well-rounded ad tech portfolio, RTL Group adds Yospace's server-side dynamic ad insertion technology to its assets.
Worldwide Pay TV Subscribers in Decline for First Time Ever
According to Informitv, the number of cable and satellite subscribers fell, but is this a sign of things to come or just a weak quarter?
Movie Tickets Sales Are Declining, But Don't Blame SVOD Services
Think SVODs are the reason people don't go to the movies as often anymore? Think again: High prices are the true culprit.
DAZN CTO: OTT Will Replace Broadcast TV
In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, DAZN Group CTO Florian Diederichsen talks about the future of OTT and the sport SVOD service's rapid growth: "Our vision is to do for sport what Spotify has done for music and Netflix has done for TV."
DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum
The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.
What Does the Future Hold for TV Authentication?
TV today is fragmented, with most consumers subscribing to several different services, each with a different password. Biometrics and a log-in-once approach could change that.
Germany's Video Entertainment Market Hits €9 Billion Euros in 2018
Irdeto’s Control on the Go Enables Secure Onboard Entertainment in Planes, Trains, Coaches and Cruise Ships
New solution meets stringent security requirements, allowing premium content to be delivered to consumer devices at scale
Viaccess-Orca Joins Forces With Technicolor, Bringing New Security Features to the Android TV Environment
VO's DRM and Secure VO Player Fully Comply With Android TV Input Framework, Simplifying STB Integration
Sky invests in Synamedia