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February 11, 2015

Online Video News

Sling TV Launches, Offers 13 Streaming Channels for $20 Per Month

Aimed at millennials, Sling TV is the first OTT bundle on the market. Add-on packages let subscribers tailor the service to their interests.

Netflix to Launch Service in Japan, First Expansion to Asia

The company will open an office in Tokyo to build relationships with consumer electronics companies and local filmmakers.

Taboola Raises $117M in Series E; Fidelity Leads the Round

The content recommendation company closes its biggest funding round yet, and will expand globally with new personalized experiences.

Featured Articles

iOgrapher Brings Simple Video Production to Cash-Strapped Schools

With an iPad, an iOgrapher, and a few accessories, schools and even news networks are learning how strong the results of mobile shooting can be.

Sony: First Live 4K Football or Baseball Game Will Be a Milestone

When will viewers finally take notice of the benefits of 4K video? When they can stream a live football or baseball game in glorious ultra-high definition.

How the NFL Diagrams In-House and Remote Video Workflows

When millions of football fans are watching the output, the NFL can't afford to make a mistake. Here's how it tackles the problem of complicated workflows.

Industry News

AP Expands Content Choice as Customer Demand for Live Video Grows

PGA TOUR and Bedrocket Announce Skratch TV, New Golf Video Property for Next Generation Pros, Players and Fans

Digital Video Property Targets Younger Audience Through Social and Mobile Distribution

NewFronts 2015 Extends Schedule by Additional Day to Accommodate Robust Demand From Blue-Chip Media Brands and Digital Upstarts

Number of Presenters Increases By 50% From Last Year, With the Additions of Beatport, Bloomberg Media, Collective Digital Studio, DailyMail.com/Elite Daily, DEFY Media, Endemol Beyond, Lin Digital, StyleHaul, TheStreet.com & Whistle Sports Network

LiveU Sees 70% Increase in Number of Portable Live Video Transmission Units at Super Bowl XLIX Compared to Previous Year

As the provider of choice for dozens of participating stations, networks, and NFL teams, 85 LiveU units transmitted 4,460 GB of data and 1,785 hours of video for the event

Video on Demand (VOD) Market Worth $61.40 Billion by 2019