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Mobile-device video viewing doubled in 2014: Ooyala

Media | 03/11/2015 5:56 pm EDT

The amount of video watched on smartphones and tablets doubled in 2014, according to a sub-sample used for Ooyala Inc.'s quarterly index. The online-video management company said in a report released Wednesday there had been a 114 per cent increase in mobile video plays in December compared to a year earlier, and that mobile devices were used in 38 per cent of all online video viewing that month, compared to 18 per cent in December 2013. The statistics are based on metrics gleaned from the majority of its more than 500 customers that have a collective audience of about 220 million...

Live sports, the lynchpin of traditional TV, making inroads to OTT

Media | 01/08/2015 10:16 pm EST

As new over-the-top (OTT) services continue to be launched both in Canada and the United States, online alternatives for live sports have also been increasing. But in a world where live sports continue to be crucial for the traditional television system — and the kind of revenue only available through that system is necessary to pay for expensive sports rights — it seems companies will have to continue a balancing act between the two technologies. The most important part of Rogers...

Sports, news push mobile-video viewing in Q3: Ooyala

Media | 12/09/2014 8:17 pm EST

Sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup and the Wimbledon tennis championship helped push mobile video in the third quarter of 2014, with mobile and tablets views making up 30 per cent of all worldwide online video, according...

Quarter of online video viewing on mobile: Ooyala

Media | 09/17/2014 6:13 pm EDT

Mobile online video viewing doubled around the world over the last year and accounted for 27 per cent of all online video viewing in this year's second quarter, Ooyala Inc. said in a report released Monday. The report said...