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Comcast partners with CTAM and Adobe to create 'universal' TVE sign-in platform

Hoping to address an issue that has plagued TV Everywhere usage growth since the initiative began, Comcast has partnered with Adobe and CTAM to create what it is billing as a "universal" authentication platform.

Sling offering TV Everywhere access of WatchESPN NBA Finals

Dish Network is enabling TV Everywhere access of the NBA Finals to Sling TV subscribers, as the operator continues to evolve the OTT service from a mere skinny programming package targeted to cord cutters to a full-fledged IP replacement product for traditional pay-TV services.

Comcast won't authenticate Starz's new OTT/TVE combo app

Comcast has confirmed that it won't allow its subscribers to perform TV Everywhere authentication with the new Starz streaming app.

TVE in decline? Verizon kills off Xbox One and Samsung smart TV apps, says nobody was using them

Verizon said it's retiring FiOS TV Everywhere apps for Xbox gaming consoles and Samsung smart TVs and Blu-ray players on March 31 because of lack of usage.

TVE users get Q4 boost, but still only account for 17.4% of pay-TV customers, Adobe says

The percentage of pay-TV customers reporting use of TV Everywhere services shot up markedly in the fourth quarter, reaching 17.4 percent, up from 14.3 percent in the third quarter, according to research conducted by Adobe.

Cablevision to allow live-streaming of CBS outside the home

Cablevision announced a somewhat novel TV Everywhere distribution deal with CBS Corp., in which the cable company will enable its customers to live-stream the CBS network when they're out of the home.

Direct-to-consumer SVOD sites trump TVE on Roku

Amid the steady drumbeat of negative data emerging about TV Everywhere comes what is perhaps the most damning finding yet: Standalone apps from programmers like HBO are far more popular on the leading OTT platform, Roku, than authenticated pay-TV apps.

More than half of TVE users think multiscreen services cost extra: report

Delivering only the latest bit of bad news about TV Everywhere's marketing wherewithal, Research firm Hub Entertainment said that 54 percent of pay-TV customers polled said they thought the pay-TV multiscreen services cost extra to use.

Still only 25% of consumers have heard of 'TV Everywhere,' GfK says

Signaling the continuation of the brand-awareness problem affecting the pay-TV industry's six-year-old multiscreen initiative, only 25 percent of U.S. consumers ages 13 to 64 have heard of the term "TV Everywhere," according to research firm GfK.

TV Everywhere usage up to only 13.6% of households, Adobe says

Casting further doubt on the future of pay-TV's six-year-old TV Everywhere (TVE) initiative, the normally bullish Adobe Digital Index indicates that adoption only stands at 13.6 percent of households.
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