HBO Max and Snapchat Partner for Co-Viewing
HBO Max becomes the first OTT service to build a Snap Mini, allowing Snapchatters to view select episodes of Gossip Girl, Game of Thrones, Looney Tunes, and more.
Younger Viewers Are Embracing Co-Viewing Apps
Both third-party co-viewing apps and co-viewing features built in to OTT apps are finding favor with younger viewers
JW Player Raises $100 Million in Series E Funding
Coming hot on the heels of its acquisition of Vualto, the funding will allow the company to expand globally, increase staffing, and invest in product development
Canadian YouTube TV Viewership Grows 30% During 2020 Pandemic
Canadians are also watching more YouTube on TVs, bringing new opportunities to advertisers. To take advantage of that, Google is launching brand extensions embedded into YouTube content.
New Report Reveals Radical Changes to Streaming Industry Over the Past Year
Streaming Media's State of Streaming Spring 2021 report, sponsored by Harmonic, shows the massive increases in streaming in previously underserved markets, as well as how the industry is addressing on-going bandwidth challenges.
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
Disney+ Chooses AWS to Support Global Expansion
With AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, The Walt Disney Company leverages AWS's proven global infrastructure to improve performance and reliability for Disney+ as the streaming service continues to scale globally
Nielsen Doubles Down on Streaming, Adds Viewership by Platform and Advanced Audience Demographics
Adds unique visibility into total viewership by streaming platform alongside linear TV ratings
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Grupo Globo Announces Strategic Partnership with Google Cloud
Google Cloud will be the main provider of cloud solutions and also a catalyst for innovation for the Brazilian media company
Global CTV Impressions Up 60%, According to Innovid Study
Report highlights the surge in streaming and importance of keeping TV the centerpoint of omni-channel advertising strategies to seamlessly manage experiences across channels
id3as: Streaming Tech Designed for When Things Go Wrong
With clients and partners like Nasdaq, Arqiva, and Limelight Networks, id3as has made a name for itself as providing technology that's "good on a bad day."
Datazoom Launches Streaming Video Datatecture
New content and microsite take a deep look into the architecture and data landscape of the streaming video industry
Global Programmatic CTV Ad Spend Increases 2.2x
Report reveals 78% of U.S. households are now reachable via programmatic CTV advertising, but ad fraud rates remain high, at 24% in Q420
Tremor Video Announces TV Intelligence Solution
Exclusive data-driven offering will empower advertisers to reach and engage consumers at scale via Connected TV and across devices
Media Industry Rife withCredential Stuffing Attacks, According to Akamai
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
Gracenote Introduces Personalized Imagery Solution to Improve Content Discovery and Drive Viewership
Curated program images appealing to viewer interests and preferences lead to more hours watched, titles watched
North American OTT Revenues To Reach Nearly $100 Billion by 2026
SVOD will lead the way as revenues hit $94 billion in 5 years, according to Digital TV Research.
Netflix Beats All Others on Originals, Says Hub Entertainment Research
But HBO Max and Disney+ could give Netflix a run for its money: their big bets on streaming distribution of films and franchise content are already luring new subscribers.
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