Bazuca launches OTT with Avail-TVN; worldwide pay TV numbers expected to grow

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> Bazuca, a subsidiary of Chilean cable operator VTR, a Liberty Global company, is using Avail-TVN to launch a new version of its OTT video service. Story

> Cord-cutting is not an international trend, and the worldwide pay TV market will continue to grow by about 5 percent year-over-year from 2011, according to ABI Research. Story

> Germany-based multimedia service provider Mondia Media wants to model its online video portal on Hulu, causing some to call it German Hulu. Story

> Youku Tudou, a newly merged online video company that's now China's largest, has launched a differentiation campaign to "distinctly brand the Youku and Tudou brands."  Story

> has developed a new tool to help advertisers plan their online video buys. Story

> The Fox Broadcast video app has gone live for Xbox Live Gold subscribers who are also Verizon FiOS or Dish Network subscribers. Story

And finally… online video has come of age. The Worldwide Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has signed a multi-year exclusive agreement with Hulu Plus. Story