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Netflix, Inc.  is heading down under, announcing it will expand into Australia and New Zealand in March 2015. Internet-connected users in Australia and New Zealand will be able to subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows in high-definition or even 4K where available. At launch, the premium …

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Viewing of OTT Video Across Multiple Devices Will Increase Household Bandwidth Needs by 31%

With the consumer shift from viewing TV over multichannel subscription video services to watching Internet video via a broadband or WiFi connection,  as well as the growing popularity of watching video across a wide range of devices, today’s households are taxing metro residential backhaul networks like never before. This was the focus of Ciena®-sponsored research …

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Connected TV ownership hits half a billion

Worldwide ownership of Connected TV Devices (including smart TVs, smart Blu-ray players, IP-enabled game consoles and digital media streamers) grew 7 per cent quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2014 and 34 per cent versus the same period in 2013 to reach 500 million units. The growing demand for devices that facilitate the streaming of online video to …

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LG, Philips and Sharp join hands to offer multi-platform smart tv apps.

LG, Philips and Sharp have agreed to work together to define common technical requirements for their Smart TVs, based upon open standards such as HTML5, CE-HTML and HbbTV. The group’s first step will be to introduce the first beta version of a common Software Development Kit (SDK), which highlights the need to define the technical …

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