Online Video News Round Up: Yahoo makes new push into video production, Amazon: Prime Video Streams Nearly Triple
More Roku owners than Apple TV owners use OTT – Advanced Television
Parks Associates has published consumer research showing more Roku owners than Apple TV owners use an OTT service.
Yahoo makes new push into video production – Market Watch
Yahoo Inc. is raising its ambitions in online video, with plans to acquire the kind of original programming that typically winds up on high-end cable-TV networks and streaming services like Netflix, people briefed on the company’s plans say.
Amazon: Prime Video Streams Nearly Triple – Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com Inc. said video streams on its Prime Instant Video service nearly tripled year-over-year, helped along by the company’s heavy spending on original shows and new content.
The growing power of online video, captured in… an online video – TNW
Shutterstock has collaborated with comScore to produce this video that showcases some of the key stats around the growth of online video consumption.
Amazon Overtakes Hulu and Apple in Streaming – Bloomberg TV
Barton Crocket, Analyst at Friedman Billings Ramsey, discusses the state of online streaming video and Amazon’s claims of surpassing both Hulu and Apple.