Sky Deutschland unveils OTT service (Advanced Television)

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Pay-TV platform Sky Deutschland has launched what it describes as a new, easy, and flexible way to experience its content, at home or on the go. For the first time, the new, standalone online TV service Sky Online makes it possible for… [Read more on Advanced Television]

Rupert Murdoch urges media firms to unite to fight Amazon and Netflix (The Guardian)

Rupert Murdoch speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

21st Century Fox chairman says industry is ‘on the same page’ about need to come up with serious competitor to streaming video giants

The media industry needs its own competitor to online streaming giants Amazon and Netflix, Rupert Murdoch told a technology conference on Wednesday.

“As an industry, we need a competitor – a serious competitor – to… [Read more on The Guardian]

Spideo : la recommandation de VOD concurrente de Netflix (Metronews)

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Capture d’écran Spideo

TECHNOLOGIES – Dans le cadre des Grands Prix de l’innovation de la ville de Paris, metronews vous propose de découvrir certains des projets sélectionnés. Aujourd’hui, zoom sur Spideo, une solution de recherche et de recommandation que vous utilisez certainement sur votre service de vidéo à la demande sans forcément le savoir…

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En disant « non » à Netflix, Free protège Canal+ (Edition Multimédi@)

Le 21 octobre, s’est tenu le 20e colloque NPA-Le Figaro : « Horizon 2020″. Parmi les intervenants : Bertrand Meheut, président du groupe Canal+, dont Free est le premier distributeur. Sur ce dernier point, Rodolphe Belmer, DG de Canal+, s’en est

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Analyst: HBO stand-alone changes landscape (Advanced Television)

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HBO’s proposed cable and satellite subscription-free stand-alone OTT service is set to change the landscape of how content owners package and make available their content, according to… [Read more on Advanced Television]

SKY TV Announces Video on Demand Service (TechDay)

SkyTV has finally given a launch date, name and pricing for its soon to launch video on demand service.

The service is to be branded “NEON” and will offer a mix of TV shows, movies and documentaries from HBO, AMC and FX. Shows initially available on… [Read more on TechDay]