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Battle starts for OTT market

Wednesday 8 September 2010 | 16:24 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
The Ifa consumer electronics show in Berlin and the IBC conference on broadcasting in Amsterdam have raised a storm of news on connected TV and over-the-top content offerings, with players, products and services demanding attention. What is 'connected TV' actually? Google and its partners describe it as 'the marriage of TV and internet'. This takes it beyond just playing content from a PC (photos, music, videos) on a TV, like media players such as the PCzapper do. But is place-shifting (as the Sling Box does, allowing users to see their content, including TV anywhere in the world they have a

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