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June 22, 2015

Online Video News

Amazon Increasing Original Program Budget to Compete With Netflix

Original series and movies are proving crucial for video-on-demand services, so Amazon is doubling down from its $1.3B 2014 budget.

Time Warner Cable to Be Subject of First Net Neutrality Dispute

The case should help educate the public in the difference between bandwidth throttling and settlement-free peering.

Netflix Debuts Access Improvements for the Visually Impaired

A homepage link now lets visually impaired subscribers discover TV shows and movies that have an audio narration track.

Featured Articles

HOW TO: Building a Video Player

Should you build a player yourself or use an openly available one like JWPlayer or Video.js? How do you build a streaming video application without any plugins?

HOW TO: H.265 vs. H.264—An Under-the-Hood Assessment

Learn if and how H.265 compression and deployment options can be used in typical online streaming workflows, and whether or not your target audiences can benefit.

HOW TO: Top Tips for Getting Your Android Apps Running on Amazon Fire TV

This session will get you started with Amazon's free Fire TV developer SDK and provide plenty of tips for getting your app up and running.

Industry News

Twitch selects Teradek Solutions for Largest Video Game Conference

Twitch, being one of the top CDN's for the Video Game industry, has chosen Teradek's lineup of encoders, decoders and cloud management systems for E3 Expo 2015.

MobiTV Teams Up with Boost Mobile to Power New Video Streaming Service—boostTV

Deal Delivers Live and On-Demand Content to Boost Mobile’s No-Contract Smartphones

Popcornflix Launches Extreme Sports Genre

Free Streaming Movie and TV Service Adds Wild Spirits, Wild Surf and Other Exciting Content to Unique On-Demand Streaming Genre Devoted to Extreme Sports

TruConnect and OTT TV Service YipTV Form Innovative Joint Marketing Agreement

Deal gives TruConnect mobile subscribers access to YipTV’s live-channel TV broadcasts

BrightRoll Expands Technology Infrastructure to Drive Programmatic Video Growth in Asia Pacific

New data center in Hong Kong via Platform Equinix™ to deliver scalable programmatic solutions to buyers and sellers of digital video advertising in the region

Telestream Ships Tempo Time Adjustment Software