With 50% of X1 Subscribers Accessing Netflix, Comcast and Netflix Expand Their Business Relationship

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Comcast and Netflix intend to expand their interesting business relationship, highlighting a shifting video landscape. Comcast integrated Netflix into their X1 operating system back in 2016 and now plans to offer “[n]ew and innovative Xfinity packages, including a Netflix subscription.” The relationship is going well....Learn More

Streaming Video Demographics Research: Young Adults Drive the Sector

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People between the ages of 18 and 34 years of age are driving the live streaming Internet-delivered pay-TV sector, according to streaming video demographics research from the Leichtman Research Group. The firm found that 53% of U.S. adults that have such a service are in...Learn More

Increasingly, Consumers are Subscribing to OTT Through Their Legacy Pay-TV Provider

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The percentage of households that subscribe to an online video service through their pay-TV provider has more than doubled compared to last year, according to a Parks Associates report. The report, “360 View: Access and Entertainment in U.S. Broadband Households,” suggests that a driver of...Learn More

2018’s Best Resolution: Netflix on 100% Fiber-optic Verizon Fios

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February 13, 2018 — BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fios Internet/TV customers with Multi-Room DVR Enhanced or Premium service can now stream Netflix originals like Stranger Things 2 along with hundreds of popular movies and acclaimed TV shows directly from their Fios Interactive Media Guide as subscription access to Netflix is...Learn More

Altice One Available Across Entire Optimum Footprint with Netflix

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January 29, 2018 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS), one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, today announces that Altice One, the company’s one-of-a-kind connectivity platform, is now available across the full Optimum footprint and includes integrated and seamless access to Netflix...Learn More

Report: Virtual Pay-TV Providers are Pursuing the Wrong Streaming Strategy

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Live streaming, or streaming traditional live channel line-ups as Sling TV and Directv Now do, is not living up to the hype, according to a new live video streaming survey, which found that only 11% of people who stream pay for live content. StreamOn, a...Learn More

HD Share of Mobile Video Traffic Hits 38%

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The high-definition HD share of mobile video traffic is now 38% globally – a far higher percentage than mobile operators had predicted a few years ago, according to new research from OpenWave Mobility. HD video was only 5.7 percent of mobile video traffic four years...Learn More

Sprint Hulu Deal: Three of the Big Four Now Bundle Video with Wireless

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A Sprint Hulu deal, announced today, will include the over-the-top video provider’s Limited Commercials service at no charge for customers who purchase Sprint’s Unlimited service. Sprint is the third of the four major wireless carriers to make bundled moves on the video front as video...Learn More

Parks Finds Subscription OTT Market Share Shifts

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There is a new member to the upper echelon of subscription OTT services in the U.S. market, according to new subscription OTT market share research from Parks Associates. The firm found that Netflix, Amazon Video (aka Amazon Prime) and Hulu remain the top three. But...Learn More

Comcast Introduces Netflix in 4K on Xfinity X1

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — October31, 2017 –Just in time for season two of Stranger Things, Comcast today announced the availability of Netflix Ultra HD (UHD) 4K programming on Xfinity X1. Featuring seamless access to the entire Netflix catalog of UHD 4K in the most stunning picture quality, Xfinity...Learn More

Parks: Number of OTT Video Services Grows to at Least 200

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OTT video services are growing significantly in sophistication and market penetration, according to Parks Associates, which found that the number of OTT video services in the U.S. is 200 or greater. The firm found that 53% of broadband households subscribe to pay-TV and at least...Learn More

Report: iPhone Users Like Video More, Mobile Video Streaming Now Nearly 80% of Smartphone Data

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A new research report from The NPD Group shows that 57 percent of all smartphone users use an app at least once a month to access video content. Accessing that video app contributes to mobile video streaming as the dominant form of smartphone data NPD’s...Learn More

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