German media company ProSiebenSat.1 will close down its personalised music video service Ampya on March 1, 2017.
Facebook has announced a new app, Facebook Video, for several major TV platforms: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Samsung smart TVs.
The Weather Network is launching on the Foxxum smart TV platform.
Internet TV provider Zattoo has commenced offering the live-streams of German public broadcasters Das Erste, ZDF and KiKA free-of-charge in HD quality to internet users in Germany.
60% of Dutch viewers will consider cutting the cord if the three main public NPO channels are available OTT, according to research from Telecompaper.
In 2016 88% of Dutch households had digital TV reception, while the number of households with connected TV continued to rise, from 31% in 2015 to 37% in 2016.
The penetration of connected TVs among US broadband households has increased nearly 50% since 2013, from 50% to 74% at year-end 2016, according to The Diffusion Group (TDG).
RTL Nederland has launched real-time pre-rolls and mid-rolls on the connected TV app RTL XL through the video inventory management platform SpotX.
Improve Digital, the all-in-one video advertising platform for publishers, content providers and broadcasters, has signed a partnership with TP Vision Philips
The TV set is still first choice for TV and video consumption in German households despite the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, but viewing habits change.