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October 26, 2011

Online Video News

Mid-roll Ads Perform Better than Pre-roll, Says Vindico

A study of millions of video impressions finds that mid-roll ads have higher completion rates that even pre-roll ads.

September Video Rankings: Microsoft Surges, Facebook Falls

Microsoft reversed its slump in video views, although not in the number of video ads streamed.

Media Security Company Irdeto Buys BayTSP, Adds Anti-Piracy

Irdeto's ActiveCloak for Media platform gains piracy search and protection features with acquisition.

Netflix to Begin Streaming in U.K. and Ireland in Early 2012

LoveFilm is about to get some competition, but will subscribers welcome the new option?

Featured Articles

Will Streaming Kill Netflix? 800,000 Members Flee this Quarter

Earnings report offers cautionary tale on streaming-only services as company sheds subscribers.

What CDNs Are Missing

Application Trends panel at Content Delivery Summit 2011 Europe explores enhanced CDN delivery.

YouTube’s Digital Fingerprints: How Content ID Protects Videos

A top YouTube engineer gave Streaming Media Europe attendees a peek at how the video giant operates.

Industry News

InfoCom says Brazil propels Vivendi and America Movil up the top-10 VoIP ranking.

NTT by far World’s largest VoIP provider — America Movil and Vivendi pushed by Latin American operations — Product bundling and company acquisitions solidified positions.

Haivision Recognized on Deloitte's 2011 Technology Fast 500 as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America

Haivision Network Video today announced that the company has been recognized as one of the Technology Fast 500(TM) (North America) companies.

YouTube Integrates WeVideo Editing Platform

WeVideo integration will provide YouTube users a robust, easy-to-use video storytelling platform anywhere they have Internet access