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Video Transformation
posted in November 2016
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Original Content Strategy Offers Diminishing Returns: maxdome CEO
The Digerati  
11/30/2016   117 comments
German OTT provider challenges the assumption that spending billions on original content will help Netflix, Amazon win in the OTT space.
Can Asian OTT Providers Challenge Netflix, Amazon?
Aditya Kishore  
11/29/2016   14 comments
Recent rollouts from Viu and HOOQ are targeting Asian viewers with local content and partnerships. But will they be able to take on the big boys in the long run?
Best Practices for Driving OTT Advertising Revenue – Ooyala
Aditya Kishore  
11/28/2016   35 comments
Video technology vendor Ooyala shares best practices for OTT providers wanting to maximize video advertising revenue.
Digital Multitasking Widespread Among TV Viewers, Says Adobe
Aditya Kishore  
11/25/2016   82 comments
A recent study from Adode found that TV viewers are often simultaneously checking email, texting friends or using other apps while watching TV.
Are Sports Economics to Blame for Declining Viewership?
Aditya Kishore  
11/22/2016   30 comments
Evidence is mounting that younger viewers are less interested in viewing sports, which could up-end the financial structure of the sports industry.
Amazon Announces Grand Tour of 200 Countries
Aditya Kishore  
11/21/2016   23 comments
Amazon's video service will be expanded to 200 countries from December, led by motor show The Grand Tour.
Why Cord-Cutting Continues
Aditya Kishore  
11/18/2016   27 comments
Pay-TV subscribers continue to cut the cord, and a new survey from TiVo suggests that OTT competition and pay-TV prices are driving this trend.
Fox's Goldberg on Changing Climate for Broadcasters
The Digerati  
11/17/2016   9 comments
Keith Goldberg, VP of global operations and transmission services at Fox Networks Group, shares his thoughts on the changes confronting TV broadcasters.
UK Kids Dropping TV for Online Video
Aditya Kishore  
11/16/2016   29 comments
New research from UK communications regulator Ofcom finds that children between five and 15 years old are now spending 15 hours a week on the Internet.
Virtual Reality Roundup
Aditya Kishore  
11/15/2016   11 comments
New initiatives in the areas of virtual reality, 360-degree video and augmented reality continue to be rolled out, but the technologies are still at an early stage.
Sales of 4K Sets to Rise 40% This Year, Says CTA
Aditya Kishore  
11/14/2016   8 comments
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) cited lower prices, more screen size options and brands as driving consumer adoption.
Is Virtual Reality for Real?
Flash Poll  
11/14/2016   43 comments
Is virtual reality about to transform TV entertainment?
ITV's Griffiths Looks to the Cloud for Multiscreen Delivery
Aditya Kishore  
11/11/2016   5 comments
Cloud-based delivery provides efficiency and simplicity for multiscreen video services, according to the distribution head of UK's largest commercial channel.
Norwegians Are Biggest OTT Spenders: NRK's Distribution Chief
Aditya Kishore  
11/10/2016   7 comments
Norway's national broadcaster discusses the challenges for broadcasters and the TV market in Norway.
Maxdome's Lange on Keeping Up With the Netflixes
Aditya Kishore  
11/9/2016   13 comments
Marvin Lange, CEO of German OTT service Maxdome, discusses differentiators in an increasingly crowded German OTT market.
The Evolution of Big Video: Examining Telco Transformation Video Opportunities
Telco Transformation Video  
11/9/2016   1 comment
Analyst Sherrie Huang from Analysys Mason discusses with Huawei the role that operators will play and the opportunities that operators will seize in the video industry, exploring the strategic transformation model for operators' success in video business.
RTL Keeps It Simple
Aditya Kishore  
11/8/2016   11 comments
RTL simplified its catch-up services by integrating them under one brand, and found adoption shot up.
AT&T-Time Warner's Chances Are 50-50 – MoffetNathanson
Aditya Kishore  
11/7/2016   18 comments
Analysts at MoffetNathanson interviewed 20 telecoms and media regulation experts about AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, and found a complete lack of consensus.
Christie: Level 3 'Eats' Its Own Video
The Digerati  
11/7/2016   9 comments
Level 3 Communications follows its own advice by using video to boost internal productivity, according to Chief Marketing Officer Anthony Christie.
Momentum Builds for 360-Degree Video
Aditya Kishore  
11/4/2016   32 comments
A growing number of initiatives from a variety of companies across the video value chain show that interest and enthusiasm for virtual reality and 360-degree video is growing.
TT Poll: Enterprises Are the Best Target for Operators' Productive Video Services
Aditya Kishore  
11/3/2016   16 comments
The latest Telco Transformation poll finds that large enterprises are the best potential customers for network operators offering productive video services.
AREA's Sage Advises Augmented Reality
The Digerati  
11/2/2016   14 comments
Mark Sage, executive director of the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA), discusses the potential for AR in manufacturing.
Two-Thirds of Media Executives Accept Virtual Reality Has Arrived – Level 3 Study
Joe Stanganelli  
11/2/2016   112 comments
Research from communications provider Level 3 reflects limited activity but high interest in virtual reality services among global media executives.
Two-Fifths of US Subscribers to Cut Pay-TV Spend, Finds Study
Aditya Kishore  
11/1/2016   19 comments
New research from FocusVision and Zanthus finds that 41% of US pay-TV subscribers plan to cut the cord or reduce the size of their TV package.




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