Swiss cable operator group Quickline is now offering its customers an Ultra HD set-top-box that combines classic television with apps.
Google’s YouTube has added 100 feature films — for free. In addition it will show The Lego Movie also for free on Black Friday.
LG Electronics begins rolling out a speaker with a smart display that combines Google Assistant with Meridian Audio.
YouTube was unavailable to users across the globe on Wednesday morning.
The European Parliament has agreed on updated rules on audiovisual media services, protecting children better, with stricter rules on advertising, and 30% European content in video-on-demand.
FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google) are sharpening up their original commissions as SVOD players across the board announce new content.
To address rising competition in the advertising market, Google-owned YouTube is diversifying its business model.
Advertising will remain the core business model for YouTube despite the growing number of subscription services offered by the company.
German telco Deutsche Telekom has chosen the operating system from Swedish TV solutions provider Zenterio for the hybrid set-top-box used for the new satellite version of its IPTV platform Entertain TV.
Even as traditional pay-TV providers form partnerships with former over-the-top (OTT) rivals to retain customers, cord-cutting continues to outpace projections.