Viewers took to social media Sunday night to complain about live streaming issues while trying to watch the season seven premiere of Game of Thrones on DirecTV Now, as well as HBO Go and the HBO website.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has chosen the dynamic ad insertion platform developed by UK-based content distribution solutions provider Yospace to monetise live channels on its TV everywhere service Sky Go.
Quincy Jones and producer Reza Ackbaraly have announced Qwest TV, the world’s first SVOD platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.
Online video viewing will rise 20% in 2017, according to Zenith’s Online Video Forecasts 2017.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will launch an OTT service for sports fans in Switzerland.
Middle East & North Africa OTT TV episodes and movies will generate revenues of $1.75 billion by 2022; more than quadruple the $428 million recorded in 2016.
TV5Monde has signed a new distribution agreement with a third carrier in Israel.
If forced to decide between legacy pay-TV or SVOD services, 57% of dual-service users would choose legacy pay-TV, 43% streaming services like Netflix and Hulu.T
Over 50% of US broadband households now watch Internet video on a television screen, according to Parks Associates.
STV has chosen video ad serving platform SpotX to help manage programmatic video monetisation for the STV Player.