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SourceStream, First Interactive Political Streaming Network, Launches Next Week

Featuring hosts with viewpoints across the political spectrum, the interactive network will launch on SourceStreamLive.com, Twitch, Facebook Live, and YouTube on August 17

Upstream Broadband Usage, Faster Speeds Spike Higher in 2020, says OpenVault

Overall demand has fallen off from Q1, but remains higher than pre-COVID levels, according to the broadband tech solution provider

Mux Gets $37 Million Series C Funding

With this round, led by Andreesen Horowitz, the company has raised $69 million

OTT TV & Video Revenues Reached $83 Billion in 2019

SVOD accounted for the lion's share of revenue—$12 billion or 58%

Pirate Subscription Services Now a Billion-Dollar U.S. Industry, Joint Digital Citizens Alliance-NAGRA Report Finds

New report called "Money for Nothing" exposes that an estimated 9 million fixed broadband subscribers in the U.S. use a pirated IPTV service, which can be found on more than 3,500 websites, social media pages, and online stores.

New Conviva Data Shows Drop in Ad Demand, Rise in Quality

Conviva's Q2 2020 State of Streaming Report Highlights Impact of COVID-19, YouTube's Move to the TV Screen and the Rise of Smart TVs

Nominate Now for the 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.

Pocket.watch Premeires "Smiles & Smarts" Enrichment Content Package on Hulu

Series features 100 episodes of learning-themed kids entertainment, including Jillian's Mystery Craftbox and Ryan's World specials.

Etisalat Goes Live with Cloud OTT Service Using Synamedia’s Infinite Platform

Synamedia announced today that its Infinite cloud TV platform and award-winning Video Network portfolio were selected by Etisalat, the largest operator in the UAE and leading telco for emerging markets

82% Believe 5G Networks Will Replace Traditional Broadcast Distribution

However, half of broadcasters anticipate network issues to be 5G's biggest challenge

NewTek Launches Official Product Training And Certification; Online, OnDemand, 24/7

Video production professionals now have the opportunity to train, certify and receive the official NewTek seal of approval with exclusive online courses

Penny Arcade Goes Live with Help from Blackmagic Design Switchers and Cameras

Live streaming has become an essential part of Penny Arcade's business, especially for its several weekly online shows, which air live on Penny Arcade's Twitch channel, "PennyArcade," and are later uploaded to its YouTube channel, "pennyarcadeTV" (PATV), attracting tens of thousands of viewers.

Akamai Data Shows Credential Stuffing is Rampant in Media Industry

Twenty percent of credential stuffing attacks directed toward media companies according to "Akamai 2020 State of the Internet / Credential Stuffing in the Media Industry" Report

Applicaster Raises $11 Million Funding

New round of funding to accelerate technology and global customer growth amid record streaming media demand

Haivision's Teltoo Acquisition Adds WebRTC and P2P to Its SRT Offerings

Teltoo's real-time analytics and WebRTC-enabled P2P gives Haivision an end-to-end low latency ecosystem

Amazon Fire TV Announces Three New Live Streaming Integrations

Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV, and Sling TV join 20 other integrated apps including Philo, Pluto TV, and Prime Video Channels

NewTek Debuts Top-of-the-Line TriCaster 2 Elite Featuring Live Call Connect

NewTek's new flagship system is tailor-made for remote and hybrid production with multiplatform video conferencing system integration and multisource support for up to 9 simultaneous remote calls.

THEO Technologies and Synamedia Form HESP Alliance

Alliance will work to accelerate the rollout of sub-second latency, bandwidth-efficient streaming solutions

New Mediasite Mosaic Delivers One-Click Video Capture for Distance Learning and Remote Work

Manage and upload collaborative recordings from Zoom, Teams and other video and web conference systems in addition to creating video communications

Xilinx Introduces Real-Time Server Appliances for Top Quality at Low Cost

The two new appliances, based on Alveo data center accelerator cards, use adaptable FPGA architecture to allow service providers to optimize quality and performance even after deployment