For the first time ever, the percentage of free or paid streaming video subscribers in the US (68%) has caught up to the number of paid TV subscribers (67%), according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
Netflix added 7.05 million new streaming customers in the fourth quarter and ended 2016 with 93.8 million subscribers worldwide.
The HbbTV Association has announced a Request for Proposals (RfP) for the creation of a reference application for online streaming of DRM protected video to HbbTV televisions and set-top boxes.
The turnover generated by video-on-demand (VOD) services on the internet is expected to rise by 18% to €945 million in Germany in 2017.
CES 2017. OTT steraming service TVPlayer has signed an exclusive three-year deal with Frequency, a cloud-based internet video service that aggregates and distributes video from digital providers.
According to the NPD Connected Intelligence Connected Home Forecast, by the end of 2019, 238 million installed devices are expected to be connected to the internet in the US.
INFOGRAPHIC. Multiple streaming services rises over 50% in 3 years, posing new challenges to the video marketplace, according to GfK research.
App developer Toca Boca has launched its video streaming service for kids, Toca TV, in more than 150 countries.
ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP World Tour, will be re-launching a revamped version of its streaming platform TennisTV in January 2017.
US broadband households watch an average of 3.8 hours of internet video on TV screens each week, accounting for 20% of all video viewed on this device.