Simian NOW! at NAB March 4th 2015 - 08:47 PM

Digital media management software developer Simian is presenting its new app that allows users to download clips to a iPhone or iPad for playback offline at NAB. Simian NOW!, available free through the Apple App Store, works without internet or Wi-Fi connection.

​Quickplay acquires Roundbox to push LTE Broadcast March 4th 2015 - 12:35 PM

VOD to mobile solutions provider Quickplay has acquired New Jersey based technology outfit Roundbox for an undisclosed sum to bolster its ability to tap into the burgeoning online video market. In particular, as 4G LTE Broadcast or eMBMs (otherwise known as multicast) is trialled and then rolled out by operators…

​Social networking drives video streaming growth February 26th 2015 - 10:42 AM

This could be the year streaming video overtakes traditional linear TV viewing for the first time, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. Video consumption is increasingly being driven by the popular social media sites, especially Twitter and Facebook through recommendation, and is also accounting for a growing proportion of…

Dish Offers “Chord-Cutters” Sling TV January 7th 2015 - 12:30 PM

After much discussion over the past year, Dish Network has joined the over-the top (OTT) fray by unveiling at the CES Show this week a new OTT service that, unlike others, includes sports outlets ESPN, TBS and TNT and will cost about $20 monthly for about a dozen TV channels.