It’s not just over-the-top (OTT) TV and it’s not just over-the-air (OTA) TV. The new partnership between Sezmi and Netgem
Sezmi also has a cloud-based video service for mobiles.
Is this then the future of pay-TV? Over-the-top and over-the-air?
Sezmi, which has a successful US OTT/OTA business, will include Netgem’s STB and middleware as part of Sezmi’s offering to telcos that want to offer a pay-TV service but without making a major investment in their broadband network as AT&T, Verizon, BT, France Telecom and many others are doing. Verizon has spent over $20 billion to upgrade parts of its network to FTTH.