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Showtime launches standalone streaming service a bit early

Showtime has debuted its standalone OTT service, eponymously named Showtime, a few days early of its previously stated July 12 target launch date.

Tennis Channel teams with NeuLion to expand streaming service to new devices, markets

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.

Reports: Google acquired Agawi have Android devs discussing the pros and cons of streaming apps

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.

Report: Dish's Sling TV now counts 250,000 paying customers

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 faces 2M subscriber cap for Sling TV, rebrands DishWorld

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.

Report: Apple to share viewer data on new pay-TV service to entice programmers

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.

Rumor mill: 'HBO Now' will launch as a $15-a-month a la carte service in April

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.

BlackArrow partners with TWC to expand DAI to streaming devices

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.

U.S. broadband homes fast enough for 4K up to 19%, Akamai says

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 unveils $20 per month OTT service called Sling TV

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.