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Content providers that do not control the transmission of their material. For example, over-the-top (OTT) providers such as Netflix and Hulu stream movies and TV shows over the Internet. Contrast with the cable companies that transmit their own content over networks that they manage. See over-the-top messaging.
A text messaging app that uses the Internet for transmission. Contrast with the SMS and MMS messaging systems built into cellphones and smartphones that rides over the networks of the phone carriers. See over-the-top broadcasting, SMS and MMS.
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