While viewers shift their focus from traditional linear TV broadcast to online viewing, the OTT space is growing rapidly. The Accenture report “The Future of Broadcasting V” claims that “TV viewing on traditional platforms is declining at an accelerated pace,” while OTT and IPTV viewing is on the rise. An ABI Research report published in January predicted that live-linear OTT services alone would grow to about $7 billion in global revenue by 2021, up from about $1 billion in 2016.
Globecast, the content management wing of the French Orange group, will highlight republishing and online distribution solutions at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam.
Globecast, the content delivery arm of the French Orange group, will major on its new media management platform for extracting on demand files from live streams at IBC 2017.
Poland’s largest commercial TV network, TVN, has begun using a new advertising optimization tool from Arvato.
At the recent 2017 NAB Show, Globecast teamed up with Harmonic to demonstrate the first ultra-high-definition (UHD) high dynamic range (HDR) OTT managed platform as a service (PaaS) for the delivery of linear content over the internet to connected TVs. The VIVE Lifestyle Network, a 24/7 linear TV network available globally that offers lifestyle series and programs in the 4K/UHD format, said it plans to use the platform to deploy its new OTT service.