Cloud DVR

Days of linear channels are numbered, says YouTube’s Varela

The days of linear TV channels being the predominant way people consume TV are numbered, according to Francisco Varela, head of platform partnerships at YouTube. Speaking on a panel focusing on the shape of TV in 2020 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on Thursday, Varela said that linear channels “only exist because you […]

NDVR growth to outpace cloud, but STB remains king for now, says report

Network DVR services will grow slightly faster than public cloud DVR services over the next three years, while set-top DVRs will continue to account for the overwhelming majority of DVR households, accordng to SNL Kagan MRG. According to the research group, global network DVR households will reach 19 million by 2017, with bulk of growth […]