German commercial TV broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 and pay-TV operator Sky Deutschland will go separate ways in the German pay-TV market in future.
Mediaset will launch Italy’s first Ultra HD sports channel on May 28, the day the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Athletic Madrid is played in Milan.
Roku is still the most popular brand of streaming media players, accounting for 30% of the players purchased from 1Q 2015 to 1Q 2016.
OTT TV and video revenues for 17 countries in the Asia Pacific region will reach $18,396 million in 2021; up from $707 million in 2010 and $5,741 million in 2015.
The Swiss cable operators associated in industry group Quickline will transmit selected games of the UEFA European Football Championship 2016 in Ultra HD.
Vodafone says it now has 9.5 million TV subscribers – though not implicit in its statement, the majority will be from its acquired cable networks in Germany and Spain.
The Chinese company LeEco will launch an on demand service in Russia this September.
In the latest Nordic market analysis from Mediavision Chromecast is taking off.
Low cost streaming devices such as Amazon Fire Stick, Roku and Google Chromecast are now driving OTT VOD use onto the big screen in UK television homes.
Russia’s Gazprom Media has completed the acquisition of a 33.3% stake in Pledform, paving the way for the launch of what could become one of Russia’s leading online video platforms.