ROO Group, a service provider specializing in maximizing Web content usage for companies and advertisers, has created an alliance with Abacast and Pando Networks to offer peer-to-peer streaming video services, TVWeek
reports. The companies will collaborate to offer live streaming and on-demand videos to users through ROO’s media player, incorporating each other’s technologies into their own development. Abacast, a streaming technology service, and Pando, a P2P content delivery service, currently have 62 million users combined. The combined products are expected to be released before the end of the first quarter.