Live sports streaming portal DAZN has acquired the rights to show all Major League Baseball (MLB) games in the next four seasons.
Kai-Christian Borchers, managing director of German multiscreen software solutions provider 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), has warned platform operators that adopting Android TV-based set-top-boxes, which is a growing trend, may come with long term risk for industry players.
The Portuguese cable operator Nowo, formerly known as Cabovisão, has launched an OTT multiscreen service employing Broadpeak CNN solutions.
The Gazprom Media-owned channel TV3 is looking for OTT platforms to co-invest in content production.
German transmitter network operator Media Broadcast will make the USB TV stick for reception of the next-generation DVB-T2/HEVC-based DTT platform including the encrypted Freenet TV service available from retailers and www.freenet.tv from March 23, 2017.
The Russian OTT service Okko had revenues of R775 million (€12.6 million) in 2016.
Zattoo has launched server-based dynamic ad insertion, providing TV broadcasters and advertisers with new targeted advertising opportunities in the merging TV and internet markets.
The Russian mobile operator MegaFon’s video and TV OTT solution MegaFon TV had 1.6 million registered users as of the end of 2016.
20% of US pay-TV subscribers say they are dissatisfied with their pay-TV service, representing a 100% increase since early 2013.
The Polish DTH platform nc+ plans to launch an OTT service this year, most probably in the summer, according to its president Manuel Rougeron.