If you’re a millennial and haven’t yet learned about over-the-top content, then you should definitely put down the latte and listen up. The term over-the-top content, abbreviated as OTT, is used to describe the delivery of media, audio and video content over the internet without the need for a middleman.
Instead, the content is delivered directly to streaming devices of the consumer’s preference. This means that you will be able to streamline the list of channels you pay for and eliminate the hassle of those unwanted and unwatched channels.
In January of 2016, a new OTT service called Vidgo was introduced at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2016. At that time, the service was in beta testing with the goal of being the best next TV service available.
By March, the engineers and designers were adding the final details and features to the service. The service is set to be launched in 15 different U.S. markets during the first six months of 2016 with the goal of offering full coverage across the country by the end of the year. Pricing and channel listings will be released as well.
Vidgo TV is going to be unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Say goodbye to the concepts of having only a few local channels like your parents did as children as well as your own childhood experience of having more channels than wanted. Instead, you will be able to access local channels, internet TV channels, video on demand and cloud DVR content.
You may be wondering what type of content Vidgo TV will offer. In addition to enjoying an adaptive and high-definition streamed version of live local channels in select markets, you will also enjoy watching sports, video on demand movies, high-definition music channels and both national and international content providers. In fact, Vidgo plans to offer the largest number of live linear channels in the OTT field.
Created by experts in the OTT industry, this next-gen TV service provider will include 30 days of on demand cloud DVR content, a favorites menu bar and access to a full programming suite via WiFi or 4G connections. These features along with the OTT content will unite the very best of already existing streaming services with live television and video-on-demand options. Better still, using Vidgo will give you access to programming both at home and on the go.
The service will work with any streaming device you own. This includes Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, iOS, Roku, Android, tablets, smart phones and even all smart televisions. All you will need to do is download the free app and you’ll be able to begin watching your favorite shows, series and movies.
Better still, anyone can use this next-gen TV service because there are no credit checks and no short of long term contracts to sign. Instead, you simply pay as you go. And with no equipment fees, the price is definitely affordable. In order to offer the lowest cost solution possible,Vidgo TV has put together three different packages comes with the features listed above and allows streaming to multiple devices simultaneously. This means that you could watch the same content on different devices or you can stream different shows to different devices depending on your preferences.
By now, you are probably quite excited about this concept of OTT content. That’s very understandable. If you would like to learn more, you can visit the company’s website and sign up for their mailing list. This will keep you informed as to the company’s progress and time line in bringing this product to market.
One further note, this service is not just for you hipster millennials. Rather it is designed for anyone who wants to revolutionize the way they watch television and media content. SO, spread the word to your friends, yes. But, also be sure to sit down and explain the concept to your parents and maybe even your grandparents so that everyone can enjoy the experience of internet TV.