Samsung killing off Boxee; Online TV, video revenues to hit $42.3B by 2020

More online video news from across the Web:

> Crackle is redesigning its interface and content to look and feel more like TV. Variety article

> Samsung is killing off streaming device manufacturer Boxee after efforts to create a "perfect experience" for TV viewers faltered. The Verge article

> Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries said the pay-TV giant will shift the money it spends on linear carriage today, about $2 billion, into content rights for online, digital, on demand, and SVOD over the next four or five years. Broadband TV News article

> Online TV and video revenues over fixed broadband networks will reach $42.3 billion worldwide by 2020, up from $19.03 billion in 2014, Digital TV Research said. Release

> Otter Media is unveiling a new brand for its SVOD service: Ellation, which will feature 30 to 50 niche online video channels. Variety article

> Pay TV may have seen some real carnage this quarter with subscriber losses, but content owners like Disney are seeing green pastures from their OTT investments. Videomind article

And finally... It's not hard to make a Hooli comparison when talking about Google -- something the company knows all too well. WSJD article

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