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What A Week for OTT

What a week for OTT! Virgin appointed a Chief Digital Entertainment Officer, Vivendi bought Daily Motion and Showtime launched their cable-free subscription. TV is an industry in full-scale transition to a new model, and the winners are the consumers who…
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QoE

More Control Than You Think

At TV Connect, Simon Trudelle, Senior Director Product Marketing at NAGRA, sat down with IPTV News to discuss trends in Internet TV and how the ecosystem has changed in just the last year. Mr. Trudelle noted that NAGRA is a…
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Company

Vue expands, announces A La Carte Model

On Monday at the 2015 E3 gaming expo, Sony announced big changes coming to Vue, its live TV streaming service. The platform now includes new regions, and most interestingly, an à la carte channel option launching in July 2015. PlayStation…
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Company

Showtime’s OTT service announces New Partners

With the accelerating release cycle of OTT Subscription services from the likes of HBO Now, Dish and CBS All Access, it’s not surprising that CBS-owned Showtime Networks announced their subscription service launching in early July. Now Showtime is refining its…
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QoE

Too much of a streaming risk factor for Apple?

The long-rumoured introduction of Apple’s subscription streaming service, heralded by many as signalling a paradigm shift in the pay-TV landscape, in the end, came to nothing. It looked like an easy decision to make, and one long in the works.…
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Marketing

New Charter, the New Giant

Charter Communication has announced its intent to buy Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable operator behind Comcast, in a deal valued at $78.7 billion. Charter also announced its plan to acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion. The resulting…
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