TV Everywhere

OTT subscribers are ‘most voracious’ TV Everywhere customers

Despite industry fears of ‘cord cutting’ or ‘cord trimming’, subscribers to OTT services like Netflix are actually among “the most active TV Everywhere users,” according to new NPD Group research. The NPD Group TV Everywhere report claims that 75% of homes that use subscription VOD services also have a pay TV subscription, and 25% use […]

Imagine Communications buys Digital Rapids

Software and networking solutions firm Imagine Communications has acquired Digital Rapids, in a deal it claims will create the world’s most comprehensive processing and compression solutions for TV everywhere. Digital Rapids specialises in IP and file-based media processing solutions and software-defined workflow management technologies. Commenting on the deal, Charlie Vogt, CEO of Imagine Communications, said […]

Danish OTT services provider Xstream takes substantial investment

Copenhagen-based OTT and TV Everywhere services provider Xstream has received investment from Danish private equity fund Capidea, in a move that establishes Capidea as the majority shareholder in the firm. Xstream said that the undisclosed investment sum will “further accelerate” plans to take its Xstream MediaMaker video management system to new markets globally. “Xstream is […]

TV ‘absolutely key’ for BT’s broadband strategy

TV is absolutely central to BT’s strategy of driving forward its BT Infinity broadband base through bundled offerings, according to Antonia Salmon, general manager TV product and TV Everywhere, BT. “It’s absolutely key for BT to develop its TV proposition and become a significant player in the TV space,” said Salmon, speaking at the OTTtv […]

Orange Spain taps Viaccess-Orca for TV everywhere

Orange Spain is using Viaccess-Orca’s TV everywhere platform to deliver OTT content as part of its recently re-launched TV service. Viaccess-Orca’s system is built around a unified service platform incorporating its RiGHTv service delivery platform, Connected Sentinel DRM system and Compass content discovery and recommendation system. Orange Spain’s selection of Viaccess-Orca follows a number of […]

NBCUniversal leads TV everywhere contributors

NBCUniversal provides the largest number of channels of any content provider to US TV everywhere services, while Epix and HBO support TV Everywhere on more second-screen devices than any other premium or basic cable programmer, according to research from IHS. Meanwhile, all major TV service providers in the US have launched TV everywhere services, according […]

TV Everywhere less than half deployed

TV Everywhere access to cable TV content is still only available to less than 50% of American multichannel TV subscribers, according to a new study by research firm The Diffusion Group (TDG).  The firm said that, based on the 14 leading TV networks and subscribers to the 15 biggest multichannel TV operators, these networks are […]

Viaccess-Orca to highlight TV Everywhere and HbbTV

Content security specialist Viaccess-Orca plans to highlight TV Everywhere and HbbTV solutions at ANGA COM. According to Viaccess-Orca, its TV Everywhere solution allows content service providers in broadcast and IP markets to deploy a multi-screen TV service that is consistent, secured and personalised to a viewer’s preferences, while its HbbTV solution is based on proven […]

Scripps Networks Interactive goes TV Everywhere

Scripps Networks Interactive is due to launch a suite of mobile apps and websites to allow paying viewers to access Scripps’ programming from different devices.  The authenticated TV Everywhere rollout is scheduled for the second quarter of this year, and will include branded iOS and Android apps for its networks HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, […]

Awareness and reluctance to pay still posing problems for TV Everywhere

Lack of awareness of TV Everywhere services and reluctance to pay for content remain significant hurdles for the successful monetisation of such services, NAB Show attendees heard yesterday. At a session on Multi-Network Solutions in the Real World hosted by content security provider Verimatrix, attendees were told that 86% of pay TV customers in North […]