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For many consumers, the mobile phone has gone from last resort to first choice for viewing streaming video, and with the rollout of 5G networks, cellular video delivery is growing. Explore the latest news, trends, and analysis on mobile video here.

Will Ferrell, Shondra Rhimes, Questove Creating Podcasting Slates

Entertainment celebrities are no longer content to create their own personal podcasts. The power play now is creating an entire slate of new productions.

Inside MPEG's Ambitious Plan to Launch 3 Video Codecs in 2020

The pace of innovation is getting faster and the demands on video codecs are getting greater. MPEG's three-part plan answers questions of royalties, licensing, and computational efficiency. Meet VVC, MPEG-5 Part 1 (EVC), and MPEG-5 Part 2 (LCEVC).

Announcing the State of Streaming 2019 Survey: We Need Your Help

StreamingMedia.com is undertaking the first-ever survey calculating the size and health of the entire streaming industry. Take a few minutes to answer our questions and you just might win a prize!

The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2019

Our panel of streaming media experts has spoken, and these are the 50 companies doing the most important and innovative work in online video today.

What the Dawn of the 5G Era Means for Immersive Technologies

Believe the hype: 5G will change the game for immersive technologies, such as VR and AR, allowing us to do things which are impossible today.

IGTV’s Most-Requested Feature—Monetization—Is Coming Soon

To attract top creators, video platforms need to help them build a business. Instagram's IGTV doesn't have monetization tools yet, but they're nearly here.

YouTube Announces Money-Makers for Creators and Charities

Creators who can make a good living on YouTube are less likely to stray, so the company's VidCon address again focused on rewards for top channels.

Heading Into Year 2, TikTok Focuses on the User Experience

When a video platform finds mainstream success from the start, hiring enough people to keep that growth going becomes its biggest challenge.

Connections Are Greater Than Content in the New Media Economy

Yes, there's a way to compete against giant content providers like Netflix and Hulu. It involves creating a bond with viewers and giving them something they can't get anywhere else.

5G Speeds Just Aren't Good Enough: 6G and 16K Are Inevitable

Technological progress, Moore's Law: Call it what you will but the buck does not stop with 4K resolutions over 5G networks. Wait for 2030 when 6G will be here.

MWC 19: 5G Operators Promise the Moon But Won’t Shoulder the Cost

"Don't get short-term greedy to kill the long-term goose," mobile operators warn governments. They want governments to ease up on regulations and spectrum costs.

What Will 5G Mean for the Broadcast and OTT Video World?

The coming 5G cellular revolution will bring big changes in how consumers view content on-the-go, but even bigger changes in how creators produce it.

Review: Cinamaker 2.0 iOS Live-Switched Streaming Solution

Cinamaker 2.0 is really coming together to a solid iOS-based production solution. Standout features include loading and saving projects, the built-in editor, and dedicated chroma key on each channel.

Review: Teradek VidiU Go

I found the VidiU Go to be up to the Teradek standard of professional production gear, now for the mobile, bonded streaming audience.

SMW '18: Tim Siglin Recaps Highlights of Streaming Media West

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin discusses key topics of Streaming Media West 2018, including microservices, interactive streaming, eSports, MR/AR (but not VR), low latency, and Women in Streaming Media.

The 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award Winners

The winners were announced today at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, California. Click through to see who took home this year's prizes.

SMW '18: Twitch's Tarek Amara Talks Multi-Codec Streaming

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Twitch's Tarek Amara at Streaming Media West 2018.

SMW '18: Chris Knowlton Talks Microsoft Stream

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews Microsoft Principal Lead Program Manager Chris Knowlton at Streaming Media West 2018.

SMW '18: Teradek's Jon Landman Introduces the HEVC-Ready VidiU GO

Tim Siglin interviews Teradek VP Marketing Jon Landman at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video Engineering Summit: Netflix to Discuss VMAF's Future

In a presentation at Streaming Media West's Video Engineering Summit, Netflix software engineer Zhi Li will discuss the latest developments in VMAF, the quality metric Netflix developed and has open sourced.