News • Nov 17, 2014 21:27 GMT
CONNECTIONS™ Europe is part of the CONNECTIONS™ Conference Series, hosted by international market research firm, Parks Associates. CMO at Xstream, Brynhild Vinskei, is joining panelists from Ericsson, Watson Nordic and PacketVideo, as they explore and discuses the future of OTT and TV Everywhere services.
News • Nov 05, 2014 13:47 GMT
We’re really proud and excited to announce that our customer, Lightbox, an OTT SVOD Service by Spark New Zealand has been shortlisted for the 2014 Telecoms Award.
News • Oct 29, 2014 10:51 GMT
In 1999 when the Internet was just becoming widely available Frank Thorup saw the potential for an Internet based business and began laying the foundations for the company, a software company with edge, personality, energy & power. Now 15 years later Xstream is the vendor of the award winning video management system, Xstream MediaMaker™, used by leading telcos, cable operators, broadcasters & MSO.
News • Oct 07, 2014 11:49 GMT
We’re excited to announce that Xstream and our cloud based video management system, Xstream MediaMaker™, has been nominated in two categories for the Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award. Xstream MediaMaker™ is nominated in the following categories; “Media & Entertainment Video Platform” and “Multi-language solution” category.
News • Oct 02, 2014 07:36 GMT
Nordic Media Summit 2014 brought together 14 speakers from industry leading companies such as Twitter, Rovi, Rogers, Spark New Zealand/ Lightbox, C more, Telia, Magine, Parks Associate, Watson, Grabyo, Jack Morten Worldwide, Akamai, Streaming Media and FEM Inc. The Summit gathered 120 delegates from 17 countries representing 69 companies. Thank you all for participating!
News • Sep 24, 2014 08:46 GMT
The gloves are coming off. Netflix has taken the majority shareholder of online video viewers in the Nordics and they’re rapidly growing their foothold in Europe. But now, after a few years of taking it on the chin from OTT providers like Netflix, providers in the Nordic region and Europe say they’re ready to deliver the right combination of content to unleash a vicious counterpunch.
News • Sep 22, 2014 16:54 GMT
When a major telco and a video rental company join forces- the expectations are high.
News • Sep 22, 2014 05:08 GMT
Consumers know what they want, when they want it and how they want to see it. Consumers sign up for services giving them exactly that- the content they want to watch, where they want to watch it and when. Yes- content is still kind, but content alone is not enough to win the battle of the consumer hearts (and money).
News • Sep 21, 2014 13:50 GMT
Bundling OTT products have become increasingly used by services providers to win new customers, retain customers and increase ARPU. Can OTT services make your offerings more relevant for the customers? A question Telia will address at the 2014 Nordic Media Summit in Copenhagen.
News • Sep 19, 2014 15:23 GMT
Today, 90% of media consumption is screen based. In 2014, the number of mobile devices in the world will exceed the global population. By 2018, there will be 1.4 connected mobile devices per person. That means that, as people move through the world, they will increasingly move with at least one other screen in hand (and even more devices on hand).
News • Sep 18, 2014 07:06 GMT
Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services has joined forces with one of their competitors, Shaw media, in on the battle on beating Netflix in Canada.
News • Sep 10, 2014 07:58 GMT
OTT video services have been a disruptor to the traditional video ecosystem. Research from the internationally recognize market research and consulting company, Parks Associates, indicates that Pay-TV proivders are now responding, offering their own OTT services to carve out a piece of the market.
News • Sep 08, 2014 06:50 GMT
Spark New Zealand (formerly Telecom New Zealand) recently entered the OTT SVOD space with their new service, Lightbox. Positioning it as the service of choice for online TV in New Zealand. The service has had a successful launch so far adding more and more quality content to their service.
News • Sep 05, 2014 11:29 GMT
Hosting some of the worlds best known brands and channels, including Disney, Discovery, CNN International, BBC, Eurosport, National Georgraphic, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network- the cloud-based platform, Magine, enables broadcasters and content providers to deliver live and time-shifted TV as well as catch-up and on demand programming, in the same place and across all devices.
News • Sep 03, 2014 09:56 GMT
Nordic Media Summit, the leading event in the Nordics and Europe for the online video market is taking place in Copenhagen, September 25th. Continually attracting industry professionals from across Scandinavia and Europe, it's the place to be to discuss and shape the future of the OTT & TV Everywhere industry.
News • Sep 01, 2014 14:00 GMT
Recognizing an opportunity for innovation in the field of audience engagement, three accomplished technology experts launched FEM inc., a company providing video discovery solutions that engage diverse audiences and deliver superior viewer satisfaction.
News • Aug 25, 2014 13:04 GMT
Twitter wants to be the first choice for your second-screen. A recent study by Social TV Lab presents evidence that combining Twitter and TV results in strong gains in brand awareness, TV ad recall, engagement with TV shows and sales lift. Meet Twitter at Nordic Media Summit 2014 in Copenhagen and learn more about how you can use Twitter to increase user engagement and content monetization.