October 26th, 2016

Headlines are the spurious sound bites written to gain attention and higher click-through-rates on un-newsworthy stories. Headlines swindle readers with false promises, over-exaggerated case studies, and yarns taken out of context. But headlines are not based on facts. Trendlines, on the other hand, are based on data. Trendlines can be measured, charted, and projected into […]

September 22nd, 2016

With each passing day, over-the-top (OTT) content’s future is looking brighter and brighter. Robust growth is predicted in the coming decades even in the face of poor network infrastructure in developing nations. Industry experts estimate that OTT content, which includes voice, text, image and video are will grow at a compound annual growth rate of […]

August 16th, 2016

China’s evolving market is seeing over-the-top (OTT) content going from a nascent niche to mass-mass market appeal. A recent study found that of China’s vast 1.3 billion, the percentage of people watching OTT content has increased from 13 percent in 2013 to 30 percent in 2015, and will reach an estimated 49 percent by 2017. […]

July 20th, 2016

The global Video on Demand market is poised to grow at a prodigious rate of 12.42 percent in the next five years. A Forbes article titled “Internet VOD Beats TV”, found that the internet is the place to go when looking for TV shows. In a world of increasing internet speed, and content available at […]

June 21st, 2016

Today, more 78 percent of U.S. consumers subscribe to at least one OTT service. Over the top TV’s disruptive potential is becoming more apparent as players in telecom, cable, media and broadcasting attempt to capture new markets of users and expand their services to meet current demand. In a report by PwC, the revenue for […]

May 31st, 2016

According to multiple reports, Over-the-top (OTT) has emerged as the fastest growing media viewing service currently available. OTT services, or OTT TV, is used by 42% of all adults, with most viewers choosing to spend time with subscription, transactional or free streaming video services. OTT Services Reach Historic Highs Closely tied to emerging economies, the […]

April 25th, 2016

OTT is the new age digital communication defined as “Over-the-Top.” It is one of the most revolutionary ways of sending the digitized audio and visual data at high speeds. OTT is also known as the “Value Added” communication, offered through registered internet service providers. OTT is not an old concept in the field of digital […]

March 25th, 2016

Over-the-top (OTT) services deliver audio, video, and other media content without the use of a traditional satellite or cable operator. OTT services and apps are delivered over the internet, bypassing traditional distribution. For smartphones, this means that services are transmitted “over the top” of the traditional service you already get with your mobile provider. Smart […]

March 2nd, 2016

Broadcasters and consumers alike are realizing the power of streaming live TV. It is 2016 and the technology, bandwidth and infrastructure have made TV streaming services like TikiLIVE a preferable alternative to cable. Streaming means watching video in real time. There is no file to download, just a continuous stream of data. Increased cable costs […]

January 20th, 2016

The Emergence of IPTV Providers Over the past 10 years, the growth of satellite TV, the emergence of digital cable, and the birth of HDTV have all impacted the television landscape. The newer delivery method of Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) via OTT (over the top) shakes things up even more powerfully by giving consumers an […]