WATCH VIDEO. Within 24 hours after its release on YouTube, the Google Play Store and Microsoft Xbox, worldwide illegal downloads of Sony’s controversial film The Interview counted more than 750,000.
Live sports will play a defining role in determining the pace and extent of the ongoing shift from legacy to broadband TV, according to a new report from TDG, Game On! The Future of Sports Video Viewing, 2015-2025.
Wuaki.tv will launch in ten new countries by the end of next year. Target markets include Austria and Ireland, where the company will launch in the first half of 2015.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland will offer subscribers with PVR Sky+ a larger movie and TV series selection on on-demand service Sky Anytime from December 11, 2014.
The proliferation of streaming video alternatives, while still posing a long-term competitive challenge for traditional pay TV providers, may also be producing beneficial results across the service category, as indicated by a recent consumer survey from global research consultancy TNS.
Amazon Instant Video moved from 5th place to 3rd place, passing both Hulu and Apple in terms of the volume of video streaming traffic consumed from their site to US broadband subscribers, says video delivery firm Qwilt.