As Amazon and Netflix lay out their slates of original content, it’s clear that competition for eyeballs between the two SVOD services is hotter than ever.

Ooyala is challenging out-of-the-box OTT platform providers like JW Player and Zype with its own OTT app creator for media companies, AppStudio.

Online video streaming of the Olympics is seeing lower traffic peaks than those of other recent events, but still setting traffic records.

Value DVD seller Mill Creek Entertainment has engaged Zype to help it launch a new over-the-top TVOD service to launch in late summer of this year.

Virtual reality startup NextVR closed an $80 million Series B funding round that featured a number of new investors from China.

Disney plans to use the BAMTech platform as a launching pad for a new ESPN-branded, multi-sport subscription service.

Hulu's shift of its ad-supported network content to Yahoo View led one prominent publication to declare the death of “free TV on the internet.”

CenturyLink said it will “move forward” with testing of app-based, skinny OTT programming platform. 

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