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August 03, 2015

Online Video News

Online Video Viewing to Grow 23% in 2015, 20% in 2016: Report

A dramatic increase in mobile video viewing will drive the increase, with mobile becoming the dominant platform by 2016.

OTT Services Show High Churn Rates, Finds Parks Associates

U.S. viewers are testing the waters, sampling streaming video services quickly then moving on to try something else.

JW Player Makes Pro Edition Free, Aims to Help Indie Creators

Direct email support had been a Pro feature, but that's now reserved for paying Premium members.

AOL Shows TV in Transition in Programmatic Advertising Report

With fewer people watching broadcast television, broadcasters have had to increase ad loads to generate revenue. But then ad impact is diluted.

Featured Articles

HEVC Advance: What Do the Royalties Mean for Video Publishers?

While there have been some heated arguments against the royalties announced by the new patent group, the payments appear to be appropriate. We break it down with real-world numbers.

HEVC Advance Announces Royalty Rates, Wants 0.5% of Gross Revenue

Licensing costs for Netflix and Facebook would total over $100 million per year, and terms are retroactive. Group calls terms "fair and reasonable."

For Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment, the Sky’s the Limit

Comic books were just the beginning. The company behind The Walking Dead comic is making big moves into cutting-edge pop culture-oriented videos.

Industry News

Thomson Video Networks Introduces New MD Series of Modular IRD Solutions, Together With HEVC Support for Existing RD Line

Expanded Offerings Provide Industry's Broadest Decoding Flexibility to Support Any Compression Format for Digital Turnaround, Monitoring, and Contribution

Thomson Video Networks Supplies Compression Technology for Hinduja Group's HITS Platform in India

NXT DIGITAL HITS Station Powered by Thomson Video Networks Will Boost Thomson's Market Share and Presence in South East Asia and Beyond

NeuLion Powers 2015 Gold Cup Live Streaming for Univision Deportes

Leading digital video platform enables live and on-demand coverage of CONCACAF soccer tournament with fan-centric personalization features for Univision fans on mobile and web