Sezmi says goodbye. Here’s why.

Sezmi has hit the deadpool from a consumer perspective. The company will stop offering its combination over-the-air broadcast and streaming service to consumers, focusing on selling its hardware to operators instead. The decision comes after finding little customer adoption, despite raising some $71 million.…

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Vid-Biz: Roku, Google, Sezmi

Today on the Net: Roku CEO Anthony Wood says sales of its broadband set-top boxes doubled after Apple TV entered the market with a competing product, Google poached Paramount SVP of digital distribution Malik Ducard for its content team and Sezmi keeps kicking without cable content.…

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Sezmi to Power Malaysian OTT Video Service

Sezmi, which offers up a combination over-the-air and online video product, will reportedly power a video service being offered up by Malaysian telco YTL Communications. The service will enable YTL to deploy video services without having to invest in a local cable plant in Malaysia.…

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Sezmi Investors Pour In Another $17.3M

Over-the-top cable alternative Sezmi has raised an additional $17.3 million, according to SEC documents filed late last week. The latest funding comes on top of $25 million it raised last fall, as the startup expands the availability of its offerings to new markets across the U.S.…

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Sezmi Now Available In 36 Markets

Sezmi is now available to new users across the U.S., with expanding availability of its product to 36 markets nationwide. Positioned as a way for consumers to cut their cable, Sezmi brings in live broadcast TV content as well as online video from sites like YouTube.…

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