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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 […]

Service providers still struggling with complexity of multiscreen revolution, NAB attendees told

The slow death of the primetime family viewing experience and the migration of viewing to multiple screens with multiple concurrent streams per household is adding a degree of complexity to content delivery that service providers are still struggling to cope with, according to David Mowrey, vice-president of product management at cloud-based content delivery specialist Clearleap. […]

Roku owners use OTT services more than Apple TV users, says Parks

More Roku owners than Apple TV owners use an over-the-top (OTT) video service, according to consumer research by Parks Associates, presented at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.  Parks’ Streaming CE and Content Purchasing Habits report claims that 86% of Roku owners use a subscription OTT service compared to 77% of Apple TV owners. Some […]