March 14, 2019
UK TV Looks Inward for Brexit BritBox
ITV and BBC announce belated SVOD plans—with Channel 4 and Channel 5 to join down the road—but will UK viewers pay for a 'Made in Blighty' streamer?
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.
Live Sports Streamers Want Sub-10 Second Latency
M2A Media explains how it orchestrates live streaming worldwide for DAZN, at the Vortech.by conference; Amazon talks AI and the Royal Wedding
Streaming Forum: Sky Not Taking Competition Lying Down
Sky's Deepa Kutty talked about the competition from Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon as part of a deep dive into the importance of innovative approaches to advertising at Streaming Forum
Streaming Forum: DAZN's Fan-First Sports Service
Fans watched 265 million hours of live content on DAZN in 2018, and that's just the beginning, said CTO Florian Diederichsen in his Streaming Forum keynote.
IPTV drives Asia’s pay TV growth
MediaKind integrates Netflix app into Mediaroom TV platform to deliver enriched OTT experiences to all VIVO Fibra subscribers
Integrated Mediaroom solution enables over 350,000 subscribers across the state of São Paulo to access Netflix services via VIVO Fibra IPTV service – a part of Telefonica Brazil
Anevia and Quadrille Partner to Jointly Offer OTT Over Satellite
Anevia and Quadrille have strengthened their partnership to offer OTT over satellite.
Haivision Partners with DigiBox for Distribution of High-Performance IP Video Solutions for Broadcast and Enterprise in the UK
DigiBox adds the next generation of video streaming solutions from Haivision, including the just-launched Makito X4 4K HEVC video encoder, to its portfolio