Roku has launched its first 4K UHD HDR capable hybrid OTA streaming player for Roku Powered partners.
37% of streaming media devices owned by US broadband households are Roku devices, up from 30% in Q1 2016, according to Parks Associates.
Britbox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) streaming service from BBC Worldwide and ITV, is now available on Amazon Channels in the US.
One of first OTT casualties: NBC Universal is to shut down its OTT streaming video service Seeso later this year.
Lionsgate and Hemisphere Media Group have launched Pantaya, the first Spanish-language OTT service dedicated to premium content for the Hispanic community in the US.
KCP Global has launched the new Korean entertainment streaming video OTT platform Kocowa for US audiences.
US online TV guide and recommendation service TVmaze reports that the marketshare for streaming TV channels has nearly doubled in 2017.
Amazon Channels is launching today, May 23, 2017, in the UK and Germany with a line-up of pay-TV channels.
More than a quarter of German households (28%) are using streaming video services such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix or maxdome.
Following a closed beta period that began in December 2016, virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video streaming company Visbit is releasing their service into open beta.