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OTT TV

Over-the-top (OTT) has changed how people watch television, and in some regions is on track to overtake broadcast, cable, and satellite. Look below for the latest news in OTT technology and programming, as well as insights and analysis into where the OTT market is headed.

Features

Operators Can Help Tame the Tyranny of OTT Choice

Set-top boxes, smart TVs, and other consumer devices aren't created equal. Operators can help integrate and optimize the delivery of streaming services to viewers.

L.A. Stories: Facebook and Verizon Bring Video Production In-House

Nestled in Los Angeles' Playa Vista neighborhood, Facebook and Verizon Media's RYOT 5G Studio are using the latest social strategies and technologies to create innovative content that connects with viewers in unpredictable ways

8K and Beyond: How Much is Too Much?

With higher-quality source material, new forms of content can take shape, from top-shelf VR to immersive live event viewing, as home TVs morph into giant, modular, wall-sized viewing platforms.

In-Vehicle and In-Flight Video Takes Off

Cars and airplanes are now moving entertainment platforms. Here's how you'll be connecting to your favorite video on the road and in the air.

Spotlights

Exceptional QoE Will Be Critical in 2020

RIST and CMAF Will Emerge as Powerhouses in 2020

Diversified Revenue, Intuitive Real-Time Control Coming in 2020

Subscription Fatigue, AVOD's Return, and Customization Lead 2020 OTT Trends

Columns

The Real Streaming Battle: SVOD vs. vMVPD

There's plenty of room for multiple SVOD services. But live linear services are an endangered species unless they change their offerings and pricing models.

Can We Stop Talking About Disney+?

Sure, The Mandalorian is great, and Disney+ has shaken up the world of OTT. But the real revolution isn't happening in the living room.

Not All Content (or Devices) Are Created Equal

The one-size-fits-all approach employed in broadcast and cable is no good when it comes to streaming and OTT.

AutoVision: The Bizarre In-Car Video Player That Never Happened

In 1993, Omni Magazine showed its readers in-car video technology that let people watch as they drive. It was both decades ahead of its time and hopelessly misguided.

OTT TV Companies and Suppliers