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December 18, 2013

Online Video News

Proposals Seek to End TV and Online Blackouts that Result from Retransmission Disputes

The "Video CHOICE Act" is one of several bills that seek to update existing laws to prevent a repeat of the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout

BrightRoll Adds Nielsen Ratings to Video Advertising Console

Advertisers will be able to compare online and television video ad effectiveness in real-time with Nielsen OCR data.

YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Members

No longer restricted to those with high subscriber and view counts, YouTube Live is now open to all members in good standing.

Featured Articles

Roku: Set-Top Boxes Drive Cable TV Subscriptions

Don't blame cord-cutting on us, says Roku. When channels offer TV Everywhere programming, Roku boxes provide a way to enjoy that on-demand content.

Review: Brightcove Video Cloud Live

Brightcove customers should look to this new service for inexpensive real-time event transcoding, but several rough edges mar the experience.

Optimizing Supply Chains for Online Video

To understand data networks, think of the online video industry less as broadcasting and more as the transportation of goods.

Industry News

Haivision Video Cloud Gains Momentum Globally with Channel Partners

Hulskamp Audiovisueel and Ikonik Media Choose Haivision Video Cloud to Simplify Customers’ Video Management, Publishing and Delivery

4K and motion compensated frame rate conversion solutions now included with Brevity

4K and motion compensated frame rate conversion capabilities will now be offered as part of Brevity’s patented accelerated content transport and simultaneous transcoding solution Caps Record Growth Year with Expansion into Southeast Asia

Appoints Advertising Veteran Alex Khan as Managing Director, Based in Singapore

OTT platform provider, Xstream expands its North America operations

Copenhagen, Denmark, December 11th 2013: Xstream, a premium provider of OTT and TV Everywhere services, today announced their expansion on the American market, opening an office in Los Angeles, California and appointing Lauren Herman as VP of Sales North