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Key developments related to the enablement of multi-screen video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/17/2019
As the traditional pay-TV biz suffers and the direct-to-consumer OTT video market rises, You.i TV has found its niche as companies on all sides seek ways to simplify the path to a wide array of screens.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/9/2019
WarnerMedia's new direct-to-consumer OTT service to feature 10K hours of content, reportedly cost more than $14.99 per month.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/3/2019
Downloads of apps such as DirecTV Now and other OTT-TV services declined in Q2 as prices for OTT-TV services ticked up, study finds.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/2/2019
Price hike by PlayStation Vue and new packaging options from Sling TV are more indicators that virtual MVPDs need to adjust to become sustainable businesses.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/1/2019
App-focused video streaming tech and distribution company says fresh round of funds will fuel global growth, further tech development.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/27/2019
Indie cable op teams with Evolution Digital to upgrade, rather than de-emphasize or cut, the pay-TV cord with a new app-based video offering for retail devices and an MSO-managed Android TV box.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/24/2019
A sizable and widening gap on domestic and international ARPU could negatively affect the premium value currently placed on Netflix's non-US subscription streaming business, analyst says.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2019
Unlike Aereo, Locast has found a way to stream local TV channels without raising the legal hackles of powerful broadcasters. But can it drive enough donation dollars to survive for the long haul?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
IAC-owned streaming platform joins Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Apple, Amazon and other big names that have put weight behind the new, royalty-free, bandwidth-efficient video codec.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
Flixon Media's CEO thought his deal with Omniverse One World Television would be the foundation of a profitable, innovative TV service. Instead, he said he's left with financial losses and a damaged reputation.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/12/2019
Small service provider in Montana is dumping its pay-TV product to instead focus on broadband services that can pipe in OTT video services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/6/2019
The OTT-delivered 'thin-client' version of DirecTV will debut in Q3, but AT&T's John Donovan side-stepped questions on how the new offering will disrupt a market full of streaming competitors.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/4/2019
The new array of subscription offerings will include a 12-channel bundle called 'StackTV" that runs $12.99/month and features VoD and live TV networks such as Food Network, History and National Geographic.
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