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Live streaming services are pushing the limits of online video and OTT, and live events are still the standards by which the success of the industry are judged. Look here for the latest news on live streaming trends, as well as how-to and technical articles on everything from live production to live linear channels.

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Streaming Accelerates for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, Says Conviva

Viewing time was up 279% over the 2018 opening ceremony, with impressive start times, fewer failures, and less buffering, according to the media intelligence firm.

LiveU Acquired by Investment Firm

While the company is busy helping streaming the Tokyo Olympics, it got acquired by global investment firm Carlyle, which is purchasing the company from Francisco Partners.

Kaltura Valued at $1.24 Billion After IPO

After the pandemic scuttled an IPO in 2020, the 15-year-old enterprise and education video platform company floated on NASDAQ and raised $150 million to grow marketing, sales, and tech efforts.

Ross Video Acquires Primestream

Primestream's workflow solutions enable capture, production, management, and distribution of live and on-demand video for organizations including Verizon Media and the NFL Network

nanocosmos Introduces nanoMeet, an Ultra-Low Latency Live Streaming/Conferencing Solution

nanoMeet is a browser-based video-conferencing and collaboration platform that integrates with nanoStream Cloud for seamless interactive live streaming—ideal for businesses and anyone looking to address large numbers of people.

Take the Content Delivery and Edge Compute Trends Survey

New survey explores the current content delivery landscape, with a focus on security and edge compute

Take the State of Enterprise Video Survey

New survey offers you a chance to tell us how your use of video for work has changed, and what you think the next few months will bring

COVID-19 Accelerated Broadcast IP Adoption, says Haivision Report

Second annual report highlights the impact of COVID-19, remote production, remote collaboration, SRT, and HEVC on today's broadcast workflows

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

Take the "OTT Trends 2021" Survey

Our latest Streaming Media survey looks specifically at the opportunities and challenges in the OTT space. Take it and register to win a live streaming bundle worth $300!

CES 2021: The Dial's Not Moving on 5G

Mobile edge compute and in-person experiences provide the strongest use cases for 5G, but the pandemic has stalled progress. Wi-Fi 6, on the other hand, will have a real impact in the short term.

Sony Is All Ears at Virtual CES

Sony showcased its 360 virtual mixing environment and 360 Reality Audio Services at its CES 2021 showcase

TikTok, YouTube Challenge OTT, According to Hub

During the pandemic, young consumers are watching nearly as much online video content as TV shows and movies

Take the State of Streaming Spring 2021 Survey

We're sizing up the size and health of the streaming industry in early 2021, and we need your help. In return, you'll be among the first to get a copy of the report and be entered into a drawing for an Oculus Quest 2

COVID Relief Bill to Make Illegal Streaming a Felony

The Protect Lawful Streaming Act targets commercial, for-profit illegal streaming services with penalties of up to 10 years in prison

Haivision Completes IPO; Debuts on Toronto Stock Exchange

Video streaming and networking solution provider completes IPO and trades on TSX with symbol HAI

The State of Streaming Autumn 2020

The latest State of Streaming report shows that in addition to increased viewing, the pandemic has hastened streaming publishers' moves to the cloud and software-defined infrastructures.

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Limelight Brings Even Lower Latency to Realtime Streaming

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models