ota development affects ott industry Executive Vlog: “The Relationship Between OTT and OTA”...

We’re now at our third Executive Vlog by Irwin Podhajser, our IVP of Media and Network Partnerships, and we’re finally ready to discuss the direct relationship between OTT and OTA television. However, not all of it can be easily covered in one episode. This discussion will continue over the next several weeks. Podhajser ended up […]

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ota development affects ott industry Executive Vlog: “Digital TV, ATSC 3.0, and the...

This week on FreeCast’s Executive Vlog,  Irwin Podhajser delves deeper into the OTT and OTA discussion we started two weeks ago. Specifically, he’ll touch on the growth from analog to digital television and the introduction of ATSC 3.0. Podhajser begins this segment by mentioning ATSC 3.0, which is what the industry considers “NextGen.” But in order […]

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Executive Vlog: “Cord Cutting, Bandwidth, and MDUs” with...

In our second week of executive vlogs, Roy Labrador introduces viewers to the basics of the cord cutting movement. Labrador is the Executive Vice President of IOT and Partnership Sales at FreeCast. After explaining his role at FreeCast, Labrador touches on how his job helps propel SelectTV into the future of streaming. Who is Roy […]

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Industry Alert: Roku Reports Increased YoY Revenue Amidst...

With Q3 officially over, Roku has revealed that their number of active users and revenue has increased more than previously predicted. The digital media hardware company saw 1.3 million new active accounts, bringing their total user base up to 56.4 million. Subsequently, their revenue shot up to $583 million, an 82% YoY increase. Lastly, average […]

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ota development affects ott industry Executive Vlog: “OTA Developments and its Impact on...

Irwin Podhajser, an industry expert for streaming, kicks off FreeCast’s Executive Blog series by explaining developments in OTT vs. OTA. For those unfamiliar, OTT stands for Over-The-Top, and includes digital streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, SelectTV, and more. OTA stands for Over-The-Air, and represents traditional broadcast TV transmitted through air waves. “There have been three […]

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Industry Alert: The Streamable Documents Survey on “Churn”...

A Park Associates study found that, of the top eight reasons media consumers cancel OTT streaming services, half are content-related. The survey found that “I finished watching the shows I liked” ranked as the number two response. 26 percent of responders cited this answer. Furthermore, “finishing shows” fell 1 percent behind “need to cut household […]

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