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Online Video News

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Limelight Brings Even Lower Latency to Realtime Streaming

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models

Canada Moves to Regulate OTT, Charge Netflix and Other OTT Services Millions

Canada could follow European countries in requiring global OTT services to help fund local content

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Winners

26 categories. 220 nominations. More than 25,000 votes. Who took home the big prizes in this year's Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards? Read on.

AWS Takes SDI in the Cloud to Next Level

Proof of concept of uncompressed live video workflow in the cloud demonstrates future production possibilities and opens up interop can of worms

Google Partners With Zixi for Live Video Distribution

Native integration facilitates an efficient, cost-effective solution for the distribution of live video

Connected TV & OTT Ad Spending Is Up 70% in 2020, Says Pixalate

Programmatic OTT/CTV advertising marketplace continues rapid growth in 2020 despite ad fraud rates hovering around 20%; Apple TV gains significant market share, but Roku remains the top OTT/CTV device

NASA Seeks New Partners to Help Put All Eyes on Artemis Moon Missions

NASA is seeking partners to help the agency tell the story of lunar exploration in new ways that engage, excite, and inspire a worldwide audience.

Netflix Goes 'Direct' to Older Viewers in France

The new live linear channel being trialled in France could be rolled out internationally, including in the U.S.

Mediasite Events Announces New Complete Virtual Event Platform

Virtual experience includes customized website, streamed sessions, e-posters, an expo hall with sponsors, interactive activities, live chat and more

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

More than 2,200 readers voted in 26 categories. We'll announce the winners later this month, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.

Datazoom Launches First Collection Data Dictionary for CDN Log Streaming

CDN log streaming is critical to understanding end-to-end real-time video performance, and the new CDN Data Dictionary makes accessing that data easier

Vimeo Launches Free Video Messaging Tool for Remote Teams

Vimeo Record boosts workplace collaboration, productivity and knowledge sharing 

Quickstream Unveils First Rapid-Deployment Live Video Exchange Cloud Service

Quickstream Cloud enables easy IP video channel exchange, with global connections, over any transport stream

Nielsen Announces Measurement for Connected TV Campaigns on YouTube and YouTube TV

Addition to the Advanced TV product suite will help buyers and sellers better understand and verify audiences on YouTube and YouTube TV apps

Telestream Acquires EcoDigital

Media archiving specialist becomes Telestream's eighth acquisition

YouTube Now More Popular Than Facebook for Sports Highlights

A new study from Ring Digital shows the rise of YouTube as the "go-to" destination for highlight viewing, and finds that the standalone D2C market for highlights is between $2.7 and $4.5 billion

Nearly Half of Global Viewers Added a Streaming Service Since March, Limelight Says

A new report by Limelight Networks tracks significant shifts in consumer streaming, including a marked increase among younger viewers

Akamai Announces Support for LL-HLS, Among Other Enhancements

New developer APIs give providers more control over live and on-demand streams, and the company has improved its Cloud Wrapper and security offerings as well.

H.264 Still Dominates Streaming Industry, According to Bitmovin Report

The latest Bitmovin Video Developer Report reveals shifts in business models, ad insertion technology, and codec usage