Thursday, October 22, 2015

Next TV -- Disney to Launch Subscription OTT Service in Europe

Disney is going to start offering its popular movies and television shows directly to consumers in Europe through DisneyLife, a new online subscription service. The service will launch in the U.K. next month, and other European markets in 2016. Content will include Pixar movies as well as TV shows from the Disney Channel.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

TV Technology -- 70% of U.S. Internet Users Watch OTT

While the emergence of over-the-top services is clearly on the rise with an expected 181 million people in the United States in 2015 watching OTT videos, it is one of the original services that remains the most popular. YouTube remains the most popular OTT video service among viewers, though other services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon are also on the rise, according to a recent study from eMarket