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October 14, 2015

Online Video News

Adblock Rates 10% to 30% Globally, Finds JW Player Report

While 30% of video viewers use a smartphone to watch clips, only 10% of ads are in the mobile-friendly HTML5 format.

By 2025, Half of Young Adults Won't Pay for Cable or Satellite

If programmers want to keep a relationship with young viewers, Forrester Research says, they need to make smart business decisions now.

Panopto Enterprise Platform Now Unlimited, Allows Better Planning

Usage-based pricing punishes companies that record and stream high-resolution video, says Panopto, and also makes budget planning difficult.

Featured Articles

User Experience: To Keep Viewers, Online Video Must Be a Joy

Great content is the main ingredient for any successful video, but a terrific user experience makes the difference between bland and bold. User experience comes down to one simple question: Is your product a joy to use?

Traditional Pay TV Model Will Go Away Soon, Predicts DramaFever

The Korean TV SVOD also predicts that Go90 and Watchable will have a difficult time reaching their desired millennial audience.

Hulu: TV Network Brands Still Matter in the World of Online Video

Even when viewers watch programs from an SVOD service, they like to know which networks created the content.

Streaming Forum Returns to London in 2016

The call for speaking proposals is open for the next Streaming Forum, which will be part of BVE's London Entertainment Week in February

Industry News

Triveni Digital Enhances 4K TV Service Quality With New HEVC Capability for StreamScope(R) MT-50

The Industry's Most Complete Transport Stream Analysis and Troubleshooting Tool Enables Operators to Quickly Detect and Resolve Video, Audio, and Closed-Captioning Errors, Ensuring High QoS for Viewers

Endemol Beyond USA Launches New Digital eSports & Gaming Smasher Network Today

Smasher Kicks Off With Debut of Flagship Series “Legends of Gaming” hosted by YouTube Sensation Toby Turner and With a Cast of Over 7.3 Billion Collective Lifetime YouTube Views

Streaming Media Device Owners Watch 22 Hours of Video on TV Weekly

Facebook, Intel, Samsung, and others to address evolving connected entertainment markets at CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES, January 6-7, 2016