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Nielsen Announces Measurement for Connected TV Campaigns on YouTube and YouTube TV

Addition to the Advanced TV product suite will help buyers and sellers better understand and verify audiences on YouTube and YouTube TV apps

Telestream Acquires EcoDigital

Media archiving specialist becomes Telestream's eighth acquisition

YouTube Now More Popular Than Facebook for Sports Highlights

A new study from Ring Digital shows the rise of YouTube as the "go-to" destination for highlight viewing, and finds that the standalone D2C market for highlights is between $2.7 and $4.5 billion

Nearly Half of Global Viewers Added a Streaming Service Since March, Limelight Says

A new report by Limelight Networks tracks significant shifts in consumer streaming, including a marked increase among younger viewers

Akamai Announces Support for LL-HLS, Among Other Enhancements

New developer APIs give providers more control over live and on-demand streams, and the company has improved its Cloud Wrapper and security offerings as well.

H.264 Still Dominates Streaming Industry, According to Bitmovin Report

The latest Bitmovin Video Developer Report reveals shifts in business models, ad insertion technology, and codec usage

FuboTV Announces IPO

The initial public offering will consist of 15 million shares of common stock, with an expected offering price of between $9 and $11 per share

Global Online Content Consumption Has Doubled in 2020, Says DoubleVerify

Connected TV and TikTok lead the way as consumers flock to online video for content and advertising

Streaming Media West Connect is This Week

We've got speakers from Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+, Hulu, Comcast, and more talking about all things OTT and streaming video next week. Registration is free! Read on to find out more.

Moving Picture, Audio, and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence: "A New Way to Make Money"

New standards body MPAI plans to develop new specifications for data coding, using AI to bridge the gap between technology and licensing.

IBC: 5G Live Broadcast Demo Shows Work Needs To Be Done

An ambitious demo for IBC's Showcase brought together multiple broadcasters and vendors to demonstrate 5G's potential for remote production, but showed that it's a long way from ready for primetime

AVOD Services' Appeal is Growing, says Tubi/OnePoll Study

New research shows one in four Americans ages 18-34 have canceled a subscription service in favor of using a free service in the past few months, with 37% also stating that they would try a streaming service with ads to watch something new

Verizon Media Partners with the NFL on Two New Fan Experiences This Season

"Watch Together" Co-Viewing Experience Enables Fans to Video Chat on Their Phones with Friends While Watching Live Local and Primetime Games in the Yahoo Sports App for Free; New "Yahoo Sports PlayAR" Game Center Experience Enhanced with NFL's Next Gen Stats

New Qumu App Transforms Zoom Into Large-Scale Broadcasting Platform for Enterprises

Qumu Stream, Record, and Manage is now available at no charge as part of all Zoom corporate licensing plans

Voting for the 2020 Readers' Choice Award Extended Until October 22

Let the competition begin! The polls are open for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself. And you'll be entered to win a HuddleCamHD Pro IP NDI Webcam when you cast your vote!

Consumers Go to Streaming Before Pay TV: Hub Research

Netflix and other OTT services are now the first stop when consumers are looking for something to watch

Bingie Spotlights Word-of-Mouth Streaming Recommendations

The app, which launches on iOS today, aims to improve search and discovery by putting focus on friends, family, and other trusted sources

Take the State of the Streaming Fall 2020 Survey

How has the streaming industry changed in the last 6 months, and what's in store for the future? Take our Fall 2020 State of the Streaming Industry survey and get a copy of the exclusive report before anyone else.

SourceStream Launches First Interactive Political Streaming Network

Featuring hosts with viewpoints across the political spectrum, the interactive network launched 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