Rural Telecom Economics: Telergee Report Finds Revenues Up, Profits Down

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The average small rural telco saw revenues increase in 2016 but profitability declined in comparison with the previous year, according to the latest Telergee Benchmark Study. The extensive and detailed rural telecom economics report is compiled annually by The Telergee Alliance, a group of accounting...Learn More

Vubiquity and Nokia Team Up for Time-Shift-as-a-Service Video

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Bubank, California — September 17, 2017 –VUBIQUITY, the leading provider of premium content services and media technology solutions and NOKIA, a global technology leader at the heart of the connected world have announced a new ‘Time-Shift As A Service’ (T- SAAS) offering. The service leverages...Learn More

Report: Close to Half of Long Term Pay TV Subscribers Also Subscribe to OTT

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TiVo’s 2017 survey of pay-TV and OTT subscribers in the United States, Europe and Latin America found that respondents watch 4.4 hours of content per day. A considerable number of people are subscribers to pay-tv and ott as well. TiVo suggests that voice activated technology...Learn More

Comcast Launches YouTube App On Xfinity X1

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Two companies with broad ambitions took what could be a significant step as Comcast has launched a YouTube app on Xfinity X1, according to the two companies. Access to YouTube’s massive video inventory will be available through Comcast’s X1 platform, and searchable through the X1...Learn More

Limelight: U.S. Online Video Viewing Pegged at Over 6 Hours Weekly

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Though millennials are king when it comes to online video consumption, worldwide viewership for the entire category is significant and growing, according to Limelight Networks. U.S. online video viewing is slightly higher than the global average at roughly 6 1/2 hours weekly. The content delivery...Learn More

AT&T CEO: Bye-Bye DirecTV, Hello AT&T OTT Video

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AT&T plans to launch a cable TV-like service for delivery over-the-top over its own or a competitor’s broadband network in 2018, said AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson at an investor conference today. The AT&T OTT video offering will be in beta trials before year-end and is...Learn More

Spotify Hulu Deal Aims to Lock Up Generation Z with Bundled Streaming Pact

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A new Spotify Hulu deal announced today will target college students with a bundled offer of music and video streaming. Spotify Premium for Students, now with Hulu will combine versions of Spotify and Hulu for a disruptive price of $4.99 per month. The deal includes...Learn More

Legere Says Competitors Can’t Match T-Mobile Netflix Offer

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T-Mobile said today that it will include a Netflix subscription in its unlimited T-Mobile ONE family plan service at no extra charge beginning September 12. “The world is about to find out what happens when you bring two disruptors together,” said T-Mobile CEO John Legere...Learn More

Verizon Digital Media Services’ Powers OTT for Stadium Digital

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LOS ANGELES (Aug. 29, 2017) – Verizon Digital Media Services, part of Oath, today announced that its Uplynk Video Streaming service has been integrated into Canadian sports technology leader Stadium Digital‘s All Access Platform –  a proprietary digital loyalty and fan engagement platform. By supporting the streaming...Learn More

Roku Extends Its Media Player Market Share Lead, Amazon Fire TV Makes a Move

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Roku streaming media players were owned and used by 37 percent of broadband homes in the United States as of the first quarter of the year, according to media player market share research from Parks Associates. Roku has extended its lead among streaming media players,...Learn More

Millennial Streaming Video Survey: 48% Subscribe to Multiple Services

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Millennials like streaming services, though they think there are too many of them, according to a millennial streaming video survey from research and media company Morning Consult. Fifty-seven percent of millennials surveyed agreed with the statement that there are too many streaming services and would...Learn More

vMVPD Satisfaction: Despite the Technical Shortcomings, Subscribers are Warming to Pay-TV Alternatives

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Virtual multichannel video programming distributors (vMVPDs) may be immature and technically behind their more established competitors—but subscribers, for the most part, don’t care, according to a new vMVPD satisfaction survey. vMVPD is the term increasingly used for streaming pay-TV services such as YouTube TV, Sling...Learn More

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