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Altice remains silent on U.S. launch of Zive SVOD service, following close of Cablevision, Suddenlink deals

Although the company has hinted that it will bring its Zive SVOD service to the United States, a U.S. spokeswoman for Altice declined to provide any details on a possible American version of the offering.

Akamai: Global average internet speeds have doubled since last Olympics

With the Summer Olympics in Rio fast approaching, Akamai pointed out that global average and average peak internet connections have more than doubled since the previous Games in London.

CBS All Access, Netflix get nearly 4 percent more viewers while YouTube viewing slips, Limelight says

Online video consumption is continuing to grow, with users spending more time watching over-the-top video than before, but price is gradually becoming less of a reason to cut the cord -- if audiences are cutting it at all. However, viewers are increasingly demanding better quality from their OTT video stream, and that may be behind a drop in YouTube viewing, a new Limelight report says.

Facebook, YouTube up the mobile live streaming ante with new features

The stars appear to be aligning for the mobile live streaming industry, as both Facebook and YouTube announced expanded capabilities for their respective apps, making live streaming more accessible and more directly competitive with Twitter-owned Periscope.

C-SPAN bypasses House blackout of Democratic sit-in using Periscope, Facebook Live

Twitter's mobile live-streaming app, Periscope, made history on two levels Wednesday, when a Democratic congressman used the app to broadcast a sit-in on the House floor, and C-SPAN relied heavily on the feed to broadcast the event, likely the first cable network ever to do so.

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