Published July 1st, 2015
Microsoft is hard at work on Windows 10, although no date has been shared yet for when the Xbox One will move to the Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform base. Sony’s PlayStation 4 meanwhile is doing quite well, selling more than 22 million units.
Both Sony and Philips are in the midst of rolling out their Android TV devices. Sharp, which also has Android TV devices, quite unexpectedly announced it will run Roku on some other models. Panasonic meanwhile decided to go for Firefox OS this year.
Apple is still very silent about Apple TV, although there are many hints and rumors indicating an upcoming public SDK. Google was also not very vocal about Android TV and Chromecast at Google I/O, with only minor software updates being announced.
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It may be no surprise to see Netflix, Amazon and Hulu maintain their position as the top guns in the US over-the-top (OTT) market, but research from Parks Associates has revealed that bubbling under the crucial three are now a number of interesting players.
Based on subscriber numbers, the researcher found that the top ten comprised Netflix, Amazon Video (Amazon Prime), Hulu (SVOD), MLB.TV, HBO Now, Starz, YouTube Red, Showtime, CBS All Access and Sling TV. Of most note is the velocity that the skinny bundles have gained in a short space of time. In addition, the HBO Now service has made particular progress.
Source: Rapid TV News