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OTT streaming video subscribers to pass 100 mln in 2015

Thursday 9 April 2015 | 15:03 CET | News
The number of subscribers to 'over-the-top' streaming video services is expected to pass 100 million worldwide this year, according to forecasts from Ovum. The growing number of direct-to-consumer services, such as the recently launched HBO Now and Sling TV as well as more linear service like Playstation Vue, will further drive subscribers numbers to reach an estimated 177 million by 2019, the market researcher expects. Ovum said that traditional TV providers are starting to push back against newcomers like Netflix and Hulu, driving competition and likely leading to price pressure. In

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