over-the-top broadcasting

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over-the-top broadcasting

A content provider that uses the Internet to deliver its material. For example, over-the-top (OTT) providers such as Netflix and Hulu stream movies and TV shows over networks provided by Internet service providers (ISPs). See over-the-top messaging, over-the-top service and ISP. See also overlay network.
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OTT services include all applications that offer voice and messaging services over the internet.Communications Authority director-general Francis Wangusi said online content providers exploit the Kenyan industry yet neither the government nor artistes benefit from them.
Unless the TV companies are getting those viewers to go to their own OTT services. And that's what's going on at CBS, which reported better-than-expected revenue led by robust OTT subscription growth for both the CBS All Access and Showtime subscription services.
The rise of OTT services in MENA brings with it numerous challenges but efficient satellite distribution can guarantee quality transmission while keeping costs consistent and reasonable, says Hans Massart.
OTT services have provided people with a way out of the indecision loop offered through electronic programming guides (EPGs).
Streaming service providers are gaining subscribers as consumers transition from traditional pay TV to OTT services and those subscribers will eventually expect the same video quality.
"This is a true milestone for Red Bee Media and our Managed OTT Services offering," said Steve Russell, Head of OTT and Media Management at Red Bee Media.
Future Today's cloud-based technology and ad-based monetization platform manages OTT services for more than 350 content owners, producers, distributors and major media companies, enabling them to launch and monetize connected TV channels across devices in a matter of days.
Early adopters are old news, and later adopters like older Americans are now a big part of the CTV audience, thanks to smart TVs that ship with everything needei to connect to OTT services.
OTT services were initially provided by specialized OTT video content providers such as Netflix, unaffiliated with traditional TV providers.
Korea currently lacks regulations, let alone a legal definition, for OTT services, and thus the industry has remained largely unregulated.
This will happen if the NCC validates the findings of a study carried out by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) on the benefits and challenges of OTT services in Nigeria.