Conax will be providing its multi-DRM solution for Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV platform, available on the National Cable Television Cooperative’s (NCTC) VU-IT! Platform.
Israel’s i24 News is launching a dedicated US news channel, having established its US headquarters in New York City’s Times Square, with a separate bureau in Washington, D.C.
Time Warner announced that the OTT service HBO Now has reached two million paying subscribers.
US smart TV producer Vizio has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission and the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General for spying on 11 million consumer TVs.
The churn rate for OTT video services is 19% of US broadband households, indicating roughly one in five households have cancelled an OTT service in the past 12 months.
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).
SPI International/Filmbox Channels Group has launched six of its international channels in the US on Sling TV.
Netflix added 7.05 million new streaming customers in the fourth quarter and ended 2016 with 93.8 million subscribers worldwide.
Netflix has become indispensable to many TV consumers, according to the CBranding of TV study from Hub Entertainment Research.
New cord-cutter consumer research from Parks Associates shows the percentage of US broadband households that use only antennas to receive TV has steadily increased since 2013 to reach 15%.