28% Watch Their Phones While They're Watching TV, Finds Facebook
They might be sitting in front of the TV with a favorite program on, but where is their attention? An eye-tracking study from Facebook shows our divided viewing habits.
Five Takeaways from NAB 2019: The Trends That Shaped South Hall
Conference attendance may have been slightly down this year, but South Hall—where nearly all the streaming video exhibitors were—felt busier than ever.
vMVPDs Are Bloated; It's Time to Retire the Term 'Skinny Bundle'
All the channels viewers want and even more they don't! Monthly prices that come close to pay TV! What's not to love about today's skinny bundles? Almost everything.
It's Time to Disband the Unofficial Netflix Protection Society
As the first global network, Netflix has attracted a lot of criticism, but it's attracted even more defenders. That's really not necessary; Netflix can take care of itself.
What Defines OTT? Even the Experts Can't Agree on a Meaning
The theme of this year's Streaming Forum was "OTT: Better Than Broadcast?" But before they could debate that topic attendees needed to decide what OTT means.
Should the Buyer Beware? Not at Streaming Media
In this ad-heavy world, it's hard to tell what's paid for and what's editorial. But one place you won't have a problem is on this site or at Streaming Media conferences. That's our promise to every reader and attendee.
PBS Is Missing From Streaming Lineups, and That Needs to Change
Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? And all the other great programs on PBS? For cord-cutters, PBS is a no-show and it's sorely missed.
Content Discovery Has Viewers in a Rage, So What's Being Done?
Welcome to endless scrolling, the same choices over and over, and frustrating interfaces. Wasn't AI supposed to save us from this?
Beyond 'Bandersnatch': Choose Your Own Inspiration at SME
Netflix's Andy Schuler will reveal how the company makes interactive content work when he presents a Streaming Media East keynote in May.
DAZN CTO: OTT Will Replace Broadcast TV
In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, DAZN Group CTO Florian Diederichsen talks about the future of OTT and the sport SVOD service's rapid growth: "Our vision is to do for sport what Spotify has done for music and Netflix has done for TV."
DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum
The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.