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December 22, 2014

Online Video News

Dish Becomes First Pay U.S. Pay TV Company to Add Netflix

Subscribers using second-generation DVRs got the option automatically. Support for additional clients is coming.

NBC Will Launch Authenticated Live Linear Broadcast Stream

In a win for TV Everywhere, pay TV customers will soon have the option of watching live NBC programming on any device.

HBO Signs With MLB Advanced Media for Streaming, Causes Firestorm

Longtime HBO CTO Otto Berkes resigned the company after his internal streaming platform was shut down.

Featured Articles

State of CDN Services Survey: A Supply and Demand Mismatch?

Social media video only accounts for 8% of content from a delivery perspective, but 23% from a consumption standpoint, according to a recent study by Streaming Media and Akamai. Why the disconnect?

Found in Translation: How to Stream Video in Multiple Languages

Reach out to an international audience. Here are video translation steps to follow for strong results, as well as expert tips for high quality.

Four More Ways Streaming Quality Must Improve to Compete With TV

Viewers aren't seeing 50 shades of gray because streaming video color calibration is outdated. Here's what else needs to impove.

Industry News

Popcornflix Free Movies and TV Now Available on Xbox One

Popcornflix App Delivers Free Entertainment to Xbox One Users in the US and Canada

Amazon FreeTime Unlimited Adds New Content from Disney, Nickelodeon, Toca Boca, Sesame Street and More

FreeTime Unlimited selection is up 6x since launch

HBO Go Now Available on Amazon Fire TV

HBO Go joins a growing list of services that support Amazon Fire TV voice search — customers simply say the name of a movie or TV show to find it on Amazon, HBO Go, Hulu, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, Vevo, and more

Xstream launches MediaMaker Loading Dock, simplifying the OTT & TVE Content Supply Chain

Xstream has redefined the content supply chain and ingest process by launching MediaMaker Loading Dock, a Supply Chain service for OTT & TV Everywhere services – helping operators automate and customize the workflow in the content supply chain.

VBrick Named Market Leader by Frost & Sullivan

Company Strategy, Innovation Lauded in 2014 Enterprise Video Webcasting Solutions Report