It looks as if Google is preparing to launch a 4K capable HDMI dongle after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published documentation submitted by a Chinese manufacturer.
Global platforms are diversifying into video and using it to solidify their core business proposition.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Communications have appointed Alexandar Vassilev as the CEO of 7TV, its joint streaming service in Germany.
Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corp, calls on Facebook and Google to pay a ‘carriage fee for trusted publishers,’ similar to cable operators who pay broadcasters.
It appears that the television industry is being haunted by a ghost named FANGA.
Germany’s 3 Screen Solutions has announced that its 3Ready Custom Launcher will be shown by Google as part of its very latest Android TV Operator Tier solution, fully embracing Android Oreo, at CES 2018.
Google says it will remove YouTube from Amazon Fire TV from January 1. At the same time the videosharing website will also be removed from Amazon’s Echo Show.
Google has unblocked news from Russia’s Federal News Agency (FAN) from Google News.
Google’s OTT live streaming platform YouTube TV is launching an app built for TV devices, so viewers can stream live TV on Android TV devices including Nvidia Shield and TVs with Android TV built-in.
German cable operator association FRK wants streaming providers such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook und YouTube to participate in the costs of upgrading their networks for the gigabit future through a carriage fee, arguing that business models based on the idea of free data highways must come to an end.