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4K OTT Video Penetration to Reach 10% by 2021

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Viewing of 4K UHD video via OTT services is poised to soar over the next five years, according to a 4K OTT video penetration forecast from Juniper Research. More than 189 million unique users worldwide will tap into 4K OTT services to view content by 2021, according to Juniper Research’s ¨Digital TV & Video: Network...Learn More

Broad 4K Video Adoption Expected by 2020

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Video service providers (Pay TV and OTT) and content providers believe the majority of consumers and operators will adopt 4K UHD TV by 2020, according to a survey about 4K video adoption made by SNL Kagan and digital platform security provider Irdeto. Most respondents also believe that consumers are willing to pay more for premium...Learn More

DirecTV Expands 4K Video Capability

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — A new set-top box from DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, makes it possible for more customers to watch 4K Ultra HD (UHD)* programming on nearly any 4K TV. The new 4K Genie Mini, which is about the size of a paperback book, offers full Genie and...Learn More

Akamai Finds 19% of U.S. Broadband Users Ready for 4K Video

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About one in five U.S. broadband users (19%) have broadband connections capable of supporting ultra HD or 4K TV, according to the latest Akamai State of the Internet Report, based on data from the third quarter of 2014. Akamai defined broadband users ready for 4K video to include those with connections supporting average throughput above...Learn More

Video Viewing Habits Research: VOD Will Nearly Equal Linear TV Viewing in 3 Years

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The video landscape has changed drastically during the past few years. However, a video viewing habits survey conducted by Ericsson ConsumerLab predicts that even more dramatic changes lie ahead. In three years, video on demand will be almost equal to traditional linear viewing, the study noted. The study also predicts that half of all viewing...Learn More

SES 4K Ultra HD Trials Now Include 30 Operators, Reaching 10 Million Subscribers

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Nine additional pay-TV operators in the United States have joined SES’s 4K Ultra HD trials, bringing the total companies participating to 30, according to the company. Thirty operators with a total of more than 10 million subscribers now have entered 4K Ultra HD trials with SES. The nine new operators in the United States are...Learn More

Streaming Media Adapters Forecast Highlights Growing 4K Penetration

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Demand for streaming media adapters is poised for a sharp growth spurt amidst growth of recently introduced linear, 24×7 streaming video services, such as DirecTV Now and YouTube TV, according to a streaming media adapters forecast from ABI Research. Global unit shipments will rise to reach nearly 56 million in 2022, and 4K penetration is...Learn More

Verizon Fios 4K UHD Trials Underway

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Verizon is prepping for Fios 4K UHD video delivery, through a UHD trial with satellite transport firm SES. The trial will help Verizon eventually offer the next generation of HD programming to Fios TV customers throughout the U.S., according to a press release announcing the trial. The trial involves Verizon receiving and testing pre-packaged Ultra...Learn More

IP Video Provider Layer 3 TV Partners with Muni Broadband Provider for Hosted Video

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A Colorado municipal broadband provider will complete their triple play bundle with a hosted video offer from Layer 3 TV. Longmont Power & Communications, located outside of Denver, currently offers broadband and phone under the NextLight brand. Layer 3 TV, based in Denver, is a start-up IP video provider, offering a premium IP-based cable service...Learn More

Entertainment Report: VoD Revenues Return to Growth, Strong 4K UHD Equipment Sales

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U.S. sales of 4K UHD TVs, players and discs was strong in 2016, the first year they were available in retail shops, helping propel annual consumer home entertainment equipment spending 2 percent higher year-over-year (YoY) to more than $18 billion, according to a new 4K UHD sales forecast. Digital Entertainment Group’s (DEG) latest annual market...Learn More

AT&T Launches DirecTV 4K UHD for Businesses

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AT&T claimed an industry first Dec. 21, announcing it is the first U.S. digital video carrier to offer 4K UHD content to businesses. Targeting bars and restaurants in the main, AT&T’s DirecTV 4K UHD TV content – delivered via DirecTV – includes live sports and event coverage. The company also expects the offering will prove...Learn More

DISH to Carry Rio Olympics in 4K UHD

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 28, 2016 – DISH Network L.L.C. in agreement with NBCUniversal today announced multiple features that will help viewers get the most out of NBCUniversal’s multi-platform coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including the upcoming availability of a new, dedicated linear channel broadcast on DISH in...Learn More

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