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Video: What is Slowing HEVC Adoption?

Frost & Sullivan analyst Avni Rambhia identifies the key inhibiting factors that are impeding the widespread migration from AVC to HEVC.
Short Cuts, Posted 10 Nov 2016

Video Piracy Report: Millennials Don't Know They're Stealing

A survey finds that 69 percent of young adults use some form of video piracy, and 24 percent think that certain types of piracy are actually legal.
Online Video News, Posted 20 Sep 2016

Operators Look for Acquisitions to Drive OTT Growth: ABI Research

The current wave of acquisitions and consolidation is all about going to market faster with new over-the-top services. That leaves smaller players scrambling.
Online Video News, Posted 19 Aug 2016

Video: Can Live Streams Be Secured?

TourGigs' Casey Charvet and Right Brain Media's Deke Hooper discuss the challenges of securing live-streamed paid content using traditional methods.
Short Cuts, Posted 27 Jul 2016

Scripps Networks Closes Syndicated Video Division, Fires Workers

While Scripps Lifestyle Networks served over 3 million ad impressions per day, changes in the programmatic marketplace made that difficult to maintain.
Online Video News, Posted 24 Jul 2016

Facebook Clarifies Community Standards for Live Video Approval

Following tragic shootings in Minnesota and Texas, Facebook found its live video streaming used for reasons it hadn't anticipated. When deciding what video to allow, context is everything.
Online Video News, Posted 12 Jul 2016

Telletopia Creates Foundation to Lobby FCC on MPVD Definition

A coalition of smaller online publishers wants to expand broadcast channel retransmission rules so that more services can compete with pay TV companies.
Online Video News, Posted 14 Jun 2016

YouTube Tweaks Content ID System, Allows Ads on Disputed Videos

A video's first days can be crucial for ad revenue, but ads aren't an option on disputed videos. A planned Content ID improvement fixes that.
Online Video News, Posted 29 Apr 2016

Rovi in Talks to Buy TiVo, Merging Companies: New York Times

While the deal could still fall apart, the two companies together would own over 6,000 patents. Often courted, TiVo has so far remained independent.
Online Video News, Posted 24 Mar 2016

Comcast Hit With FCC Complaint Over Net Neutrality Violations

Public Knowledge has filed a complaint alleging that Comcast is violating its own merger agreement and the FCC's Open Internet rules.
Online Video News, Posted 04 Mar 2016

Verimatrix: 2016 Online Video Industry Predictions

In this article and video interview, Tom Munro, CEO of Verimatrix, predicts what's coming in 2016 for the online video industry
Sponsored Articles, Posted 12 Feb 2016

Life After Flash: Will Producers Move to HLS, DASH, or Both?

While it's clear that Flash's time is coming to an end, it's less clear what will replace it. A survey shows DASH support, but its real-world use is around one percent.
Featured Articles, Posted 13 Jan 2016

Chicago's Netflix Tax Faces Legal Challenge: Chicago Tribune

By enacting a tax on streamed video, audio, and gaming services, the city bypassed a necessary city council vote, the lawsuit argues.
Online Video News, Posted 16 Sep 2015

Is the Alliance for Open Media Taking a Risk in Codec Creation?

In this Q&A with two video IP and technology investment banking professionals, we ask about patent risk, VP 8/9, and the possibility of a third HEVC patent group forming.
Featured Articles, Posted 16 Sep 2015

With DVD Sales Down, States Look to Tax Streaming Video: WSJ

Dropping sales for movies, music, and physical software for video games means less revenue from sales tax. New taxes are on the horizon.
Online Video News, Posted 21 Aug 2015

Akamai Wins Over Limelight in $45M Patent Infringement Ruling

A unanimous appeals court ruling found that Limelight was responsible for infringement, even if customers performed the final step.
Online Video News, Posted 14 Aug 2015

HEVC Advance Announces Royalty Rates, Wants 0.5% of Gross Revenue

Licensing costs for Netflix and Facebook would total over $100 million per year, and terms are retroactive. Group calls terms "fair and reasonable."
Featured Articles, Posted 22 Jul 2015

FilmOn Gets Tentative Court Win to Stream Broadcast TV Content

Noting how disruptive the ruling would be to the broadcast industry, the judge put the ruling on hold pending an appeal.
Online Video News, Posted 20 Jul 2015

OTT Service Credential Sharing Costs the Industry $500M in 2015

Young adults especially are likely to use a streaming video service paid for by someone living outside of their household.
Online Video News, Posted 10 Jul 2015

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