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June 15, 2015

Online Video News

7% of U.S. Homes Have Broadband and OTT Services, But No Pay TV

Consumers aren't showing much interest in TV Everywhere, but OTT video services are booming and will continue to do so.

Senate Seeks Information on MVPDs and OTT Video Service

While no official explanation has been given, the Senate could be gathering information for an overhaul of the Communications Act.

Marriott Guests Can Access Netflix Accounts for In-Room Streaming

In the best hotel news since the end of the minibar, Netflix subscribers will be able to access their accounts when staying at Marriott properties.

Featured Articles

Review: Bitcodin, a Cloud Video Encoding Service From Bitmovin

While Bitcodin is still in development and has a few rough edges, it displayed impressive performance and quality in our testing.

Review: Nideo Professional Video Hosting

Smaller companies that need an online video platform for hosting should consider Nideo, which stands apart thanks to its compact, attractive player and comprehensive analytics.

Red Bull Media Readies Its Esports Studio for Prime Time

It's not a niche market anymore: Esports is massively popular. Go behind the scenes at Red Bull's gaming headquarters to learn how it streams to millions of fans.

Industry News

Telestream Brings New Professional Visual Inspection and QC Capabilities to Switch

Telestream also announces Switch Plus: all-in-one tool allows video and post-production professionals to play, inspect, and correct their multi-format media for just $49

YuMe Launches Operations in China; Enters World’s Second Largest Advertising Market with Offices in Shanghai and Beijing

Strikes Partnerships with Several of China’s Leading Publishers in Global Expansion

TiVo Launches Free Online Portal for Searching and Discovering the Best TV

TiVo Online Addresses the Lack of Useful and Easy Ways to Learn About and Find What is on TV that Viewers Most Want to Watch Across All Sources of Programs

Makito X Video Encoder with New Recording and Storage Capabilities Helps Organizations Get More Value Out of their Video

Users can now simultaneously stream live video and record up to five days of content