Mobile Video

For many consumers, the mobile phone has gone from last resort to first choice for viewing streaming video, and with the rollout of 5G networks, cellular video delivery is growing. Explore the latest news, trends, and analysis on mobile video here.

Features

MWC 19: 5G Operators Promise the Moon But Won’t Shoulder the Cost

"Don't get short-term greedy to kill the long-term goose," mobile operators warn governments. They want governments to ease up on regulations and spectrum costs.

What Will 5G Mean for the Broadcast and OTT Video World?

The coming 5G cellular revolution will bring big changes in how consumers view content on-the-go, but even bigger changes in how creators produce it.

Review: Cinamaker 2.0 iOS Live-Switched Streaming Solution

Cinamaker 2.0 is really coming together to a solid iOS-based production solution. Standout features include loading and saving projects, the built-in editor, and dedicated chroma key on each channel.

Review: Teradek VidiU Go

I found the VidiU Go to be up to the Teradek standard of professional production gear, now for the mobile, bonded streaming audience.

Spotlights

Product Spotlight: Teradek VidiU GO

Featuring the latest in 4G LTE bonding, VidiU Go is designed to deliver HD video reliably to your favorite live platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, etc.) in even the most challenging broadband locations.

Product Spotlight: Teradek VidiU GO

VidiU Go enhances your live productions by increasing network redundancy, improving video quality, and giving you the flexibility to deliver the best possible stream under any circumstance.

Product Spotlight: SlingStudio Hub Wireless Multi-camera Streaming System

With SlingStudio you can monitor, record, switch, edit and stream live HD-quality video wirelessly to Facebook, Youtube, Twitch, Periscope, Livestream, Ustream, Restream.io, and other RTMP destinations.

Product Spotlight: Telestream Wirecast Gear Ultimate Streaming Bundles

Videoguys has just combined efforts with Telestream, PTZOptics, Xkeys, NewTek, LiveU and Roland to create these full live production bundles - perfect for Houses of Worship, Schools, Government and Corporate Organizations and more!

Columns

Why Publishers Chase the Teen Video Market and Lose Every Time

The biggest online publishers have created video platforms for tweens and teens, then watched them fold one-by-one. Here's what they still don't get.

Hey, European Mobile Operators: What About Streaming Video?

Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is full of hype about 5G and VR, but doesn't care about video. Why the blind spot over small-screen viewing?

Active Shooters: When a Closer Look Gets Far Too Close

Snapchat videos expire after 24 hours, but the images they show can remain burned into viewers' memories for far longer.

How Much of a Role Will Mobile Phones Play in the Future of TV?

While older viewers prefer streaming to a living room television, Millennial and Gen Z viewers agree: The small screen is big! Now where's the 4K?

Mobile Video Companies and Suppliers