Showtime has debuted its standalone OTT service, eponymously named Showtime, a few days early of its previously stated July 12 target launch date.
The Tennis Channel inked a multi-year deal with NeuLion so it can expand its Tennis Channel Everywhere and Tennis Channel Plus streaming offerings to more platforms and markets.
There was no press release, no blog post, and certainly no mention of it at Google I/O, but app developers sounded less surprised than wary about reports Google had acquired streaming services startup Agawi, a move Google subsequently confirmed to TechCrunch.
Dish Network's Sling TV OTT service currently counts around 250,000 paying subscribers, according to a new Re/code article citing unnamed industry executives familiar with the company's operations. That would be an increase from the 100,000 sign-ups that Sling TV counted in March, according to Re/code.
Dish Network agreed to content-provider demands to cap subscribers at 2 million for its new over-the-top service, Sling TV, a report says.
Apple wants to move quickly on its over-the-top pay-TV service, and it's willing to make major concessions to programmers to make it happen.
HBO's new a la carte service reportedly will be called "HBO Now," and it will launch next month, amid the April 12 season premiere of series hit Game of Thrones, with a $15-a-month price tag.
With its business of dynamic ad insertion into linear pay-TV VOD surging, BlackArrow announced Tuesday that it's expanding its DAI capabilities to include IP-based devices such as smartphones, streaming devices and game consoles.
Cloud technology services provider Akamai says 19 percent of U.S. homes now can sustain the average 15 Mbps broadband speeds necessary to stream 4K/Ultra HD video. Further, its latest State of the Internet report registered a slight speed improvement for the U.S. market.
Dish Network officially unveiled its anticipated over-the-top pay-TV service Sling TV, which will be available for $20 per month. In addition, the company announced a 4K version of its Hopper DVR.