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January 02, 2012

Online Video News

Akamai Will Acquire Cotendo for $268M

Akamai pays a steep price for Cotendo's site and mobile acceleration services. Is this good for the industry?

Telestream Will Be Acquired by Thoma Bravo, Investment Firm

Move will help the company grow its core business and expand into new markets.

Vevo Turns 2, Doubles Audience Since Launch

Music video site show impressive growth in mobile space, with a 700% increase this year.

H.264 Continues to Expand Lead for HTML5 Playback, Says MeFeedia

Rivals WebM and Ogg Theora show little change, as H.264 increases its HTML5 advantage.

Featured Articles

Stream Live Video on a Budget with Teradek

Teradek debuts the Bond at Streaming Media West, letting live streamers use multiple cellular modems.

How Synergy Drives the PlayStation Network

Providing a variety of entertainment choices for members means providing a variety of advertising choices for brands.

Industry News

Sorenson Media to Cap 2011 with Two Consecutive Years of 25-Percent Revenue Growth, Streaming Media Readers Choice Award as ‘Best Online Video Technology Company’

Other Major Awards Include “Best Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service” for Company’s New Squeeze Cloud, “Best Encoding Software Under $1,000” for Sorenson Squeeze; Place on Streaming Media 100 List of Most Influential Online Video Companies Sorenson Medi

Jun Group Secures $2.5 Million From Western Technology Investment (WTI)

Financing Will Accelerate Growth and Enhance Jun Group's Leadership Position in the Quickly-Expanding Social Video Marketplace

Akamai Vice President Troy Snyder Joins Abacast Board of Directors

Troy Snyder, Vice President of Ecosystem and Executive Producer for Akamai, will provide strategic oversight and direction of new digital media platforms for Abacast.