US pay TV subscriptions poised for rebound after 2013 decline

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    The Pay TV market in the US has faced challenges for several years, which culminated in a 0.58% loss in total subscribers in 2013. However, recent research from Strategy Analytics forecasts a return to growth in 2014.


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      Zeebox relaunches as Beamly, a social TV network for women – Recombu

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        Zeebox relaunches as Beamly, a social TV network for women
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        Second screen TV app Zeebox has relaunched itself as Beamly, a social TV network app aimed at young women.


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          Netflix pulling ahead in VoD battle – Advanced Television

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            Advanced Television Netflix pulling ahead in VoD battle Advanced Television netflixhq Figures from MediaBug – Decipher’s bi-annual media consumption tracker – have shown strong growth in Netflix membership over the past 6 months, with an increase…


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              Peel CEO: “social TV companies are either dead or dying”

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                Last week the Samsung Galaxy S5 was released with a preloaded “Smart Remote” app, powered by Peel’s smartRemote technology. Peel turns smartphones and tablets into universal remotes and content recommenders.


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                  RTL Germany launches OTT fitness channel

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                    German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched Fitness & Yoga, a new non-linear OTT channel for connected TV sets using the HbbTV standard. The free-of-charge, adve… (‘@RTLde launches OTT fitness channel.


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                      YouView: Extraordinary TV. Record, Pause & Rewind

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                        YouView brings the most extraordinary way to watch TV. With your very own easy to use YouView Box you’ll have the latest digital TV recorder. (RT @YouView: Want to know what to watch this #Easter?


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                          Ofcom to review wholesale Sky Sports obligation | IP&TV News

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                            Ofcom has outlined plans to review the ‘wholesale must-offer’ obligation placed on BSkyB in relation to its Sky Sports 1 and 2 channels.


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                              Report: putting TV content back in the (living) room | IP&TV News

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                                Guest post by Navin Natoewal, General Manager, Philips uWand (Report: putting TV content back in the (living) room: Guest post by Navin Natoewal, General Manager, Phi…


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                                  Volicon and Kaltura in end-to-end partnership | IP&TV News

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                                    Volicon and Kaltura today announced a technology partnership that enables an end-to-end workflow (RT @IPTVNews: Volicon and Kaltura in end-to-end partnership http://t.co/CfoidIwDaU #kaltura #volicon)…


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                                      Chromecast Review: Google’s Dongle Hits UK, Netflix & iPlayer In Tow – Know Your Mobile

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                                        Know Your Mobile Chromecast Review: Google’s Dongle Hits UK, Netflix & iPlayer In Tow Know Your Mobile Rather than pile on the features, Google has kept the Chromecast simple: it’s a tiny, cheap dongle that lets you watch Netflix, YouTube and…


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