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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

5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G

InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G

ATSC 3.0: The Future Is Now

The broadcast industry has been looking for ways to compete with OTT, and ATSC 3.0 gives it its last, best chance.

8K: History Repeats Itself

With production challenge solved, smarter AI upscaling and enhanced codec technologies will enable 8K streaming to the home—inevitably.

Solving the OTT Worfklow Puzzle

With so many moving parts in the streaming workflow, are best practices even possible? Five industry leaders share their insights into how to make all of the pieces fit

Spotlights

Executive Interview: BuyDRM CEO & Founder Christopher Levy

Streaming Media VP Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and BuyDRM CEO and founder Christopher Levy talk about digital rights management for premium content, AVOD, and screeners, as well as the importance of low-latency DRM.

Executive Interview: Zixi CEO Gordon Brooks

Streaming Media VP Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Zixi CEO Gordon Brooks discuss what how Zixi manages and transports broadcast-quality, scalable live and live linear video and its broad range of protocol support.

axle ai 2020 Remote Access Software

With AI-powered video search, axle ai lets you browse your video, images, and audio files from any web browser

Firstlight Media: View from the Top 2020

Columns

As Streaming Grows, the CDN Must Evolve

Streaming is still only a fraction of total video watched, even post-COVID lockdown. What happens when it's the de facto method for delivering video content? Will the existing CDN approaches be enough to handle the next phase of streaming growth?

Is the Pandemic the Death Knell for the Multiplex?

In a world dominated by streaming, cinemas still offer the optimal viewing experience for movies. OTT will never replace that.

What Has the Pandemic Taught Us About Streaming?

The increased streaming we've seen during the COVID-19 pandemic didn't break the internet. But it did give us a vision of the future, and the opportunity to be proactive rather than reactive.

Build Streaming Solutions for Tomorrow, Today

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders, streaming has gone through the roof. The strategies you implement today will set the stage for the future.

OTT TV Companies and Suppliers