No Laughing Matter: Synamedia Finds Comedy Is the Most Pirated Genre
Value of entertainment piracy is 300% greater than sports with $400m+ revenue up for grabs in US alone by stopping piracy of ‘Spider Man: No Way Home', according to new data from Ampere Analysis
State of Streaming Autumn 2022 Report Launched
New report expands on details provided during recent Streaming Media West keynote
Roundup: Streaming Industry Predictions for 2023
Predictions gathered here from industry experts and analysts for the streaming industry 2023 in five categories: Monetization, AVOD, Hybrid, and FAST; CTV and OTT; Rights, Piracy, Security, and Privacy; Expansion and Contraction; Gaming and Esports; Content Delivery; and "2023 Will Be The Year Of..."
While U.S. Households Subscribe to More Streaming Services than Ever, Customer Satisfaction Declines
J.D. Power has published a detailed and revealing new report highlighting recent trends in streaming preferences. The industry is in flux and may be heading into a difficult period, though there are also some positive findings.
RealSprint's Daniel Alinder Talks Sub-Second Latency and AV1 Encoding
Streaming Media's Tim Siglin interviews RealSprint AB CEO Daniel Alinder in the NETINT booth at IBC 2022 in Amsterdam.
AV1 Hardware Solutions at IBC
Aims to lower overhead, raise performance, diminish power for open-source codec
Vote in the 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
Voting is open until September 26 in 22 categories. Cast your vote today!
Nominate Now for the 2022 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? What is the year's biggest innovation? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.
Survey: The Business Value of Real-Time Streaming
Real-time streaming at global scale has long been the holy grail for live delivery, and a new Streaming Media survey looks to gain insight into both the current state of real-time streaming and where it's headed in the near future, particularly for sports and betting.
Haivision Report Shows Broadcasters Embracing HEVC and 4K
Third annual Broadcast IP Transformation Report highlights how broadcasters are rapidly adopting 4K and HEVC, IP networking, cloud services, and hybrid workflows
Limelight Will Acquire Edgecast; New Company To Be Called Edgio
Limelight Network's all-stock acquisition of Yahoo's Edgecast is valued at $300 million, signal's Limelight's focus on edge delivery and security
Google Announces Distributed Cloud
At Google Cloud Next '21, the company introduced a portfolio of hardware and software solutions that extend Google Cloud's infrastructure to the edge and into data centers
Take the Autumn 2021 State of Streaming Survey
Share your professional and personal insights and enter to win an iPad or Osprey Talon 4K-SC hardware encoder
Streaming Media West Goes Virtual
Streaming Media West Connect will feature more than 20 panels, a keynote from Pluto TV's Vibol Hou, and presentation of our bi-annual State of the Streaming Industry survey results.
Dutch Team Launches CDN Alliance
The new industry alliance sets out to bring industry competitors together to work on common challenges, as well as be the "voice" of the content delivery industry for the world. The alliance launched this week, and is open for new memberships for both individuals and organizations.
Vote in the 2021 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards
Voting is open until September 20 in 22 categories, including a brand-new one: Best Streaming Innovation. Cast your vote today!
Lumen Books Sale of Latin American Business for $2.7 Billion
The former CenturyLink is selling off its Latin American division to investment firm Stonepeak.
Fastly Outage Exposes Fragility of the Internet
The edge cloud delivery service identified a "service configuration" that triggered disruptions that took down HBO Max, Hulu, Twitter, Spotify, and more. Services began coming back online within an hour.
IBC Show Moves to December
Citing vendor and attendee reluctance to attend a September event, and the need to guarantee health and safety, IBC announced that this year's event will take place December 3-6 in Amsterdam
Zenlayer Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding
Edge cloud services provider announces its third round of funding