LatAm OTT growth skyrocketing with Colombia, Mexico in the lead

July 28, 2014
First quarter figures show Mexico and Colombia recorded the highest growth in their OTT services subscriber base over the past year in Latin America, with more growth indicated throughout the region. “With the gradual improvement of average broadband speed, the availability of increasingly attractive content (both in quantity and quality) and the success of connected devices sale, the OTT video subscription services are going through a marked liftoff period in Latin America,” said Juan Pablo Conti, a senior analyst at researcher Dataxis.

UHD TV sales increase slowly as TV market shows some gains Y/Y

July 28, 2014
If slow and steady wins the race, Ultra HD televisions are set to be a big item in consumers’ homes… someday. A new report says UHD sets are making steady gains globally but still haven’t attained significant market penetration.

Videomind Redux: New site coming - help spread the word!

July 28, 2014
Everything young is new again.  Three years ago right about this time, our founders asked themselves: if we're sitting on one of the richest hoardes of online video data in the world - billions of analytics events daily from Ooyala video players running on all kinds of devices everywhere - why not share it with everyone else? 

'Deal mania' strikes UK media market as BSkyB, others look to grow

July 25, 2014
It’s not just the US that has been experiencing TV operator consolidation fever recently. Today news broke that BSkyB will take control of its continental cousins Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland. BSkyB is only 39% owned by Rupert Murdoch’s company 21st Century Fox, in comparison to Sky Italia (100% Fox owned) and Sky Deutschland (57% Fox owned).

TWC adds SEC Network; will DirecTV, Charter pay a price for saying 'no'?

July 25, 2014
And then, there were two. DirecTV (Nasdaq:DTV) and Charter (Nasdaq:CHTR) remain the only major pay-TV providers in the United States that haven’t signed a deal with SEC Network after Time Warner Cable and Brighthouse Networks announced their deals this week. The SEC Network, which operates in conjunction with ESPN, now has a potential market of about 60 million homes in the U.S.