February 21, 2019
SeaChange Acquires Xstream
The Copenhagen-based Xstream, which generated $6.6 million in SaaS revenues in 2018, sold to SeaChange in a cash and common stock deal valued at $5.5 million
Cord-Cutting Is Only a Factor in North America, Says Kagan Report
The number of broadband-only homes in the U.S. will continue to decline, but globally cable and IPTV are strong.
SVOD and Broadcast TV Will Have Same Viewing Times by 2023
Netflix will remain the market leader in the near future, but Rethink Technology Research sees the SVOD leader's market share diminishing.
British Pathé TV Reboots SVOD with StreamAMG
Looking for full analytics and greater in-house control, the legendary British media company is partnering with StreamAMG and its MediaPlatform and Cloud Pay as it continues to build its niche SVOD service
BARB Fingers SVOD for Rise in 'Unidentified Viewing'
BARB's best guess of growing SVOD viewing habits is that Netflix, Amazon, and Sky Now are the cause, accounting for 19% of total activity in 2018
Sky: Personalisation is a Powerful Proposition
In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, Sky portfolio & program manager Deepa Kutty shares the broadcaster's current and future plans for targeted programming and advertising
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."
CBC/Radio-Canada Taps Grass Valley Open Standards IP Playout for New Montreal Broadcast Center
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC/Radio- Canada, has chosen the iTX integrated playout platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for its new Maison de Radio-Canada broadcast center in Montreal, due to open in 2020.
Zixi Partners With Digistor in Anz Region
8K broadcasting at CSTB 2019 with Elecard CodecWorks
Elecard provided CodecWorks platform for the first in Russia 8K video broadcasting which took place at CSTB 2019.