Published December 6th, 2017
This year we are visiting CES in Las Vegas from January the 9th until the 12th. Members of our team will be available to meet you there, including our CEO, Martijn van Horssen. VP Partnerships, Madelon Olsthoorn and VP Business Development US, Linda Abrams
The CES will be a great opportunity to discuss some of our latest projects and new OTT technology innovations. Of course, we can tell you all about our product line of 2017, including our cutting-edge CMS for VOD, SmartOTT Backstage.
24i develops cutting-edge TV apps on all smart TVs, set-top-boxes, game consoles, tablets and mobile platforms for major media clients worldwide including Fubo TV, NPO, Fox Sports, Viacom, RTL and Pathé Thuis.
We are looking forward seeing you there!
At OTT TV World Summit in London, three panelists shared their opinion on what technique or approach they have seen that is helping to make the online video experience better, and what is not. Here’s what each had to say.
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We’re thrilled to see that our customer, NLZiet, an online OTT Platform in Holland, is experiencing a strong growth on connected TVs. The usage figures for NLZiet show that online viewing time on a connected TV screen increased by 30% in 2018.
With a viewing time share of 57%, the ‘good old tv’ has become by far the most important device for viewing online live television and video on demand. The 57% viewing time can be divided into 31% set-top box (Apple TV and Chromecast) and 26% smart TVs.
Recent studies already show that sales of tablets and desktops are falling. The fact that tablets and desktops are becoming increasingly out of favour is also reflected in the viewing behaviour of NLZiet users. Last year, the share of viewing time on desktops dropped to 19% (-30%) and on tablets to 14% (-22%). The share of viewing time on smartphones dropped to 9%, which is also influenced by the large growth in viewing time on set-top boxes and smart TVs. When streaming via an Apple TV and Chromecast, the smartphone is also often used.
“Viewers are increasingly taking their online viewing behaviour to the big screen,” commented Niels Baas, managing direvtor of NLZiet. “The current connected TVs and streaming devices make the new TV viewing easily accessible and offer a full-fledged and inexpensive alternative to a TV subscription’.
At 24i, we’re proud to work with innovative and leading OTT platforms like NLZiet. With a decade of experience in creating, designing and deploying video streaming applications for all devices, 24i is growing its client roster of leading properties like iflix, Globo, Tennis Channel, NPO, RTE, Fox Sports, Sinclair Broadcasting Group and many more.
Contact us today to learn more on how 24i can help you reach your audience across all devices and platforms.