• Comcast: New horizon for Sky

    Comcast to “unlock many opportunities” for Sky, says CEO


    Sky has undergone strategic changes and adapted its business model under the new Comcast ownership with management preparing for an increase in the pace of change. 

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    Sub-second latency streaming changing the video landscape

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    Today, the latency of online video stream delivery is typically too long to provide the viewing experience users expect, resulting in unhappy viewers and lost revenue. Fortunately, new live streaming technology makes it possible to deliver live streams in less than a second, enabling exciting new experiences that engage viewers ...

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    Mobile World Congress in review: 5G, foldable phones and smart networks


    This year’s MWC event will be remembered for the arrival of 5G, the emergence of foldable devices. And beyond the usual calls for lighter regulation and greater cooperation, the realisation of one smarter converged network is coming to fruition. 

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    BBC & ITV to launch UK-based Netflix rival


    The BBC and ITV have confirmed rumours that they will launch a new streaming service for UK audiences, more than ten years after a similar project was proposed and then blocked.

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    Amazon seeks telcos to distribute video


    Amazon is keen to sign up telcos to its partner distribution programme in a bid to overcome the “big problem” of reaching viewers without credit cards.

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    DAZN accelerates into Spain


    Innovation and partnerships will be the key to DAZN’s success, says the firm’s senior vice president Peter Parmenter, who spoke at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the day before DAZN launched its platform in Spain.

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    Telcos place big bets on unproven content strategies


    As telcos gear up for 5G mobile networks and continue to roll-out broadband fibre connections, they are faced with the challenge of increasing revenue so they can support their investment in new infrastructure. George Malim examines the strategies of Verizon, BT and Globe to assess what makes a winning content ...

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    SVOD viewing to equal broadcast TV by 2023


    China and North America will lead the market for streaming video on-demand services with subscribers set to grow to 743 million in the next four years.

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    Sports content to boost global content spend


    Global consumer spend on digital content is set to increase by $23 billion this year, with sports video identified as the key driver of growth.

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    Comcast set to rollout Now TV globally


    Comcast to launch its new streaming service in 2020 based on Sky’s OTT operation, Now TV as a “distinct and compelling” offering free for pay-TV customers.