We’re all aware television consumers have more content choices than ever. We were curious about the opportunities this overabundance of programming affords to pay-TV operators as they try to compete in an OTT world.
Pay-TV is now by far the most common way of receiving TV services in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and DACH. Indeed, some markets, including Romania, have close to 100% Pay-TV penetration, while the Czech Republic is one of the few in which FTA services still dominate.
Streaming technologies are spreading like wildfire and we now live just a few taps away from eyewitnessing any major event from any part of the world. New audio and video services are being opened on a nearly daily basis to cover new niches and deliver more and more content.
This customer case study describes how Belgian communications company Telenet is using artificial intelligence technology from Media Distillery to address the apparently simple problem of identifying when television programmes actually start.
The Internet of Things (IoT) can sound like the promised land for telcos: all those devices to connect, all those services to sell to subscribers. The benefits of the IoT are thrown around constantly, from all directions. But actually making money from the IoT isn’t as simple as it sounds.
Media companies are in the headwinds of unprecedented change. Consumers are fully to digital and social platforms, and those platforms have upended advertising models. New approaches focused on the audience may save the day.
It’s a common refrain, but this time around the industry really is going through a period of change.
Product manufacturers are increasingly using energy efficient, GPU enabled, multi-core silicon, but traditional HTML5 browser architectures only make use of a fraction of the available performance.
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Ooyala’s annual report is loaded with inside notes on digital viewing, consumer shifts and much more.