Time's running out for operators that want to profit from OTT

Wednesday 19 May 2010 | 15:46 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Skype and Panasonic have launched 'Skype on your Viera'. The new platform for video calls via a TV set was announced already in January, when Skype also unveiled deals with LG and Samsung. The video calls service is now available, initially in the US. In terms of time to market, Pansonic has beat the competition. Not only LG and Samsung, but also operators, which are struggling to find their place in the OTT value chain. They can already be easily passed up; OTT stands for 'over the top'. Whoever buys a Panasonic TV now needs their operator only for the broadband connection to the TV and

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: LG / Panasonic / Samsung / Skype
Countries: World
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