Ooyala Measures Mobile Video Viewing Growth at 616% Since 2012

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Having increased 616 percent since 3Q 2012, mobile video views now account for 45 percent of all video views globally, Ooyala highlights in its ¨Global Video Index 3Q 2015.¨ Year-over-year, mobile video’s share of 3Q’s total was 50 percent higher. Smartphone video views accounted for...Learn More

Will TabletTV Be Any Less Disappointing Than Other Mobile Broadcast TV Offerings?

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The developer of a small tuner/ digital video recorder (DVR) and app designed to enable a wireless tablet to receive broadcast TV signals has begun to take orders for the offering, known as TabletTV Plus. The launch raises the question of whether market response to...Learn More

GfK: Netflix Users’ Weekly TV Program Viewing Doubled Since 2012

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Netflix OTT video subscribers are watching twice as many TV programs per week as they did three years ago, according to the latest from GfK’s ¨The Home Technology Monitor¨ series of reports. The Netflix users watch an average of 10 shows a week today, compared...Learn More

EVP: Verizon go90 Mobile Video Aims for “Network Effect”

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Driving wireless data consumption is a key goal of Verizon’s go90 mobile video offering, said Verizon Executive Vice President John Stratton at an investor conference today. His comments came in response to a question at a question-and-answer session at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch...Learn More

Ericsson Report: VoD Viewing Time Captures One-Third of Total Video Consumption

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TV and video entertainment consumers around the world are spending no less than 35 percent of their viewing time watching content delivered by video-on-demand (VoD) services – a percentage never seen before, according to the Ericsson ConsumerLab TV & Media Report 2015. The market research...Learn More

AT&T MobileTV Featured in New All in One Bundles of Pay TV, Wireless

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AT&T didn’t waste any time putting together service bundles that include its traditional offerings as well as the nationwide satellite TV service the company gained through its recently completed DirecTV acquisition. The company on August 10 will launch what it says is the first-ever service...Learn More

DISH and T-Mobile Merger Would Allow T-Mobile to Keep Pace with Verizon, AT&T

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DISH Networks has amassed a war chest of wireless spectrum over the past few years, leading to intense speculation about their wireless intentions. We may have a little more clarity about those intentions. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that DISH and T-Mobile are in...Learn More

Average Mobile Data Usage Forecast to Double in Four Years, Wi-Fi Offload Accounts for Majority

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Mobile data traffic is going to soar as users of smartphones, feature phones and tablets download an expected total of nearly 197,000 petabytes (PB) of digital data by 2019 – the equivalent of 10 billion Blu-ray movies, according to a new research report from Juniper...Learn More

Add Nickelodeon OTT to the Growing List of Broadband Delivered OTT Channels

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The list of mainstream traditional programming that will become available direct-to-consumer, without the need of a pay-TV subscription is growing. The popular children’s channel Nickelodeon is the latest to join this list, which also includes HBO, CBS, Showtime, Univison, and others. These moves illustrate a...Learn More

Harris Poll: Streamed TV Show Viewership Climbs to 43% of U.S. Adults

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Two-thirds of young adult U.S. Millennials and more than four in 10 (43 percent) of U.S. adults overall say they regularly watch television shows via Internet streaming, according to The Harris Poll.  That compares to over half (55 percent) who said they regularly watch via...Learn More

Accenture: 25% of Consumers Plan to Purchase Connected TV Within a Year

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Viewing TV programming over the Internet is growing, as is demand for more devices and more online content. And consumers are increasingly willing to pay for better access to content, which is reshaping the landscape of the media and entertainment industries, according to the fourth...Learn More

Survey: 40% of Respondents Have Used a TV Second-Screen App

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Forty percent of respondents to a survey conducted by media server software company Wowza Media Systems said they have used a TV show’s second screen app. Nearly ¾ said that doing so makes them more likely to watch the show again. These and other survey...Learn More