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Where Are the Women in the Streaming Media Industry?

A look at any conference program—including our own—makes it clear: It's long past time for the streaming media industry to take the gender imbalance seriously, and to identify and address the root issues—not just the optics.

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OTT Viewing Trends in Discovery and Service-Hopping

Parks Associates president Elizabeth Parks discusses recent survey data on OTT market segments and explains how, in the current fragmented OTT services market, OTT service providers need to adopt a new mindset for retaining subscribers and reducing churn, in this clip from her presentation at Streaming Media West Connect 2021.

How OTT Users Choose Subscription Services

Penthera's Jeanne Sachs discusses recent survey data about the factors most important to OTT users when deciding which SVOD services to use, in this clip from her presentation at Streaming Media West Connect 2021.

Has Content Aggregation Made Skinny OTT Bundles Obsolete

Struum's Paul Pastor discusses the rise of app-hopping in OTT consumer behavior--even as concentration in the market around the major services increases--and the role Struum aims to play in OTT discovery and recommendation for longtail content in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media West 2021.

Appointment Viewing and the Future of Streaming Monetization

Amagi SVP Mike Woods identifies the "Three Horsemen of the Streaming Apocalypse" and what they reveal about the future of the streaming industry in this clip from a panel at Streaming Media West Connect 2021.

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How YouTube Encodes Videos

Looking for insights into exactly how YouTube encodes billions of videos? Jan Ozer went down the rabbit hole and shares what he discovered about AV1, VP9, and resolutions.

Paying to Watch Ads with HBO Max

Like almost everything else HBO Max does, the OTT service has gotten the ad experience right

Pandemic Mergers and Acquisitions in Educational Video

Three transactions from the last year illustrate how educational video providers are capitalizing on trends in streaming media, both specific to e-learning and more broadly

The Future Is Real Time, and It Starts Now

Where and how does "real time" fit into your workflows in this "COVID and beyond" era? Similar to global wars accelerating advan­ces in medicine such as plastic surgery, COVID has pushed all of us working in streaming media to rethink, innovate, optimise, and rebuild many components of our day-to-day responsibilities. 

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Content and Revenue Protection Trends 2021

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Over-the-Top (OTT) Trends 2021

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Encoding & Transcoding Trends 2021

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State of Enterprise Video Trends 2021

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