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Roku hits 30 million users

Roku now has 30.5 million active users, an increase of 39 per cent for the same quarter a year ago. Announcing its second quarter earnings, the company said users are up 1.5 million compared to Q1 2019. The 30.5 million users streamed 9.4... Read More

Security Risks With Streaming Video Services – @Akamai

In today’s world, we know it’s not uncommon to share a password for a Netflix account or use that same password across other OTT Services like Hulu or Amazon Prime Video. After all, it’s important to save time and effort to get a head start on... Read More

#WaterCoolerTopics @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Guest: Shawn Armor @Tru_Armor joins us for a super-sized episode to provide his unique commentary... Read More

OTT Is Now Bigger Than Cable

The jury is still out on whether OTT is better than pay TV, but one thing is certain: OTT is now bigger than cable. For the first time ever, global subscriptions to online video services surpassed cable subscriptions in 2018, according to IHS Markit... Read More

Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More

Almost 40% of U.S. Households Have 2 or More OTT Subscriptions

Among broadband-enabled households in the United States, 69 percent subscribe to at least 1 over-the-top (OTT) video service, while 38 percent subscribe to at least 2 subscriptions. What’s more, households with 3 or more OTT subscriptions are the... Read More

Are There Too Many Linear OTT services?

The industry can stop waiting for Verizon to announce its own subscription over-the-top (OTT) video play. Speaking to Yahoo Finance, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said his company will focus on partnering with an existing OTT provider rather than building... Read More

Nonprofit Launches Free NYC streaming TV service – is it legal?

An advocacy group launched a service Thursday that provides live streams of local television channels free in New York City.  Locast.org, operated by the Ronkonkoma, L.I.–based Sports Fans Coalition NY, will let anyone in the New York market stream... Read More

The Future of Online Video in 2018

2017 was a banner year for over-the-top video, and digital video in general. Paid OTT “skinny bundles” now have millions of subscribers, new niche entrants made their mark, and advanced video advertising continued to evolve and mature. But now... Read More

#Opulence – @LateNightParent

Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews.   Featured Guest: Jacob Moshinsky – CEO of Monkey Jabber... Read More

Examining Top Trends in Global Video Marketplace

Parks Associates today released a new whitepaper, Top 5 Video Trends in an IP-based World, which examines the factors that will significantly shape the future technology and strategy options considered by video industry players. The whitepaper,... Read More

The OTT Takeover

The fact that a relatively inexpensive internet streaming box can add in not just one but three HDR options should drive the point home clearly: OTT delivery is now the place to innovate, rather than relying on OTA innovation as had been done in years... Read More

Sinclair’s 24/7 Digital Sports Network – @WatchStadium – Launches Today

Stadium — the new, first-of-its-kind, 24/7, multiplatform sports network — is now officially live and available for free on WatchStadium.com,Twitter (@WatchStadium) and PlutoTV. The network will run 24 hours a day, seamlessly integrating... Read More

NFL Is Going #OTT to Stream Games — Who’s the Digital Bully?

Long thought to be one of the linchpins of the cable bundle, the National Football League has acknowledged that it needs to appeal to a wider audience of consumers by going over-the-top (OTT) and bringing in consumers who want to watch the games... Read More

I finally made the switch from 2K (HD) to 4K (UHD)!

I have my daily iMessage chat w/my buddies on various topics. Yesterday, we’re talking TVs, man-caves and streaming technology.  My last upgrade was Christmas 2009 – when I received a Samsung LED 55inch screen.  A heckuva upgrade from... Read More

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