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Sky is making Asian and Arabic packs available for no contract OTT in several European countries.

Sky taps OTT to bring Asian content to Europe March 22nd 2017 - 11:00 AM

Consumers in the UK, Italy and Germany can now access a variety of Asian content including film, TV entertainment and news channels through one online portal on OnPrime TV, an app-based streaming service just launched by Sky in partnership with Cisco.

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BBC has launched its Player for overseas subscribers in Malaysia, the 2nd country to receive the service after its 2016 launch in Singapore.

BBC Brings Overseas Subscription Service to Malaysia March 21st 2017 - 10:00 AM

The BBC has taken one more small step on the long road to self-sufficiency by launching its BBC Player authenticated multi-genre SVOD service in Malaysia, the second country to receive the service. This is the latest move in the BBC’s chequered mission to generate revenue through overseas sales of its content, given that its live and catch up programming is free in the UK.

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Special Edition: Super Bowl LI—Technology Insight: RF, Cell and Streaming Systems: Part 2 March 10th 2017 - 01:00 PM

The Super Bowl isn’t just a Sunday afternoon world championship game. It’s a week-long event with massive TV coverage. Cameras and TV crews from around the globe congregated on this year’s Super Bowl city, Houston, TX, where the game was played in the NRG Stadium.

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Netgem’s SoundBox is a hybrid set top box and connected speaker incorporating a voice assistant compatible with Amazon Alexa.

Netgem Targets Mobile Operators with Hybrid TV Soundbox March 6th 2017 - 01:50 PM

Netgem, a French provider of TV platforms for Telcos, has reached out to mobile operators with an integrated home platform combining connected speaker with set top box functionality as well as a voice driven UI compatible with Amazon’s Alexa.

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Facebook’s new video app, now available on Samsung’s latest QLED TVs.

YouTube Continues to Set Pace for Online Video March 2nd 2017 - 12:05 PM

Google’s YouTube remains the pace setter for online video volume after passing the billion hour a day mark for viewing late 2017, 10 times the level of Facebook. This is a ten-fold rise over the last four years, attributed by the company to ever proliferating content with more professional material, along with growing use of artificial intelligence based algorithms for making video recommendations personalized to individual users.

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Fox Sports launched its worldwide Watch AFL video streaming service in early February.

Accedo Revealed as Cloud Platform Provider for Fox Sports February 28th 2017 - 03:00 PM

Fox Sports has disclosed Sweden’s Accedo as the architect of its Watch AFL (Australian Football League) video streaming service launched in early February world-wide across mobile iOS and Android devices, as well as Chromecast or AirPlay on Apple TV.

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