A new market snapshot by Parks Associates reveals 50% of consumers who try a VR (virtual reality) headset enjoy it and make plans to purchase one, while 15% who try one enjoy the experience and then buy a headset.
US TV set manufacturer Vizio has added Xumo, a live and video-on-demand (VOD) over-the-top service, to the Vizio SmartCast app.
Hulu has started streaming 4K content to Xbox One S or a PlayStation 4 Pro devices.
AT&T has unveiled details of its new OTT service DirecTV Now, which will launch on November 30.
Sling TV has launched a cloud PVR beta programe for eligible Sling TV customers using Roku streaming players and Roku TVs.
North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers [for movie and TV services only – excluding sports, for example] by end-2016, up by 19 million on 2015.
Consumers increasingly see digital players as complementing cable, satellite service, according to GfK’s latest Home Technology Monitor.
On November 28 AT&T will unveil details of its new OTT service DirecTV Now, which will offer 100 channels at a starting price of $35 a month.
The Leichtman Research Group (LRG) found that the eleven largest pay-TV providers in the US, representing about 95% of the market, lost about 255,000 net video subscribers in 3Q 2016, compared to a loss of about 210,000 subscribers in 3Q 2015.
Hulu has completed the asset acquisition of The Video Genome Project (The VGP), a database of video content, for an undisclosed sum.