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November 23, 2015

Online Video News

OTT Subscribers Much Happier With Service Than Cable Subscribers

Younger and older adults watch OTT content differently, with younger viewers more comfortable with smaller screens and login sharing.

Roku Will Offer $25 Special Edition Set-Top Box on Black Friday

Can a product really be discounted if it never sold for a higher price? Consider the Roku SE the Roku 1 under a different name.

T-Mobile Offers Unlimited Video Streaming, But Resolution is Low

With the Binge On feature, which takes effect Sunday, subscribers can stream unlimited standard definition video from 24 services.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media West '15: Unifying the Playback Experience Across Multiple Platforms

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Microsoft's Andy Beach discuss Azure cloud management and automation, UHD vs. HDR, delivering playback experience across multiple platforms, and more

Streaming Media West '15: Stop Equating Video Quality with Bit Rate

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and SSIMWave chairman and chief scientist Dr. Zhou Wang discuss encoding optimization and quality-of-experience assessments for online video at Streaming Media West 2015.

Streaming Media West '15: How PAC-12 Networks Keeps Viewers Watching and Measures Engagement

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and PAC-12 Networks' Ryan Currier discuss strategies for sustaining and measuring viewer engagement at Streaming Media West 2015.

Streaming Media West '15: Stream-Stitching: Replacing Content and Replacing Ads

Streaming Media's Tim Siglin and Anvato's Matt Smith discuss stream-stitching, ad insertion, HDR, and more at Streaming Media West 2015

Streaming Media West '15: Xbox Live Behind the Scenes

Xbox Live's Corey Smith shared behind-the-scenes details about the Xbox Live Events interactive platform and a recent Xbox One event

Streaming Media West '15: Yahoo Takes the NFL Global

Yahoo says it delivered 33 million steams to 15 million unique viewers of the October 25 Jacksonville-Buffalo NFL game

Industry News

Video on Demand (VOD) to be a US$ 263 Billion Market by 2016

Video on Demand (VOD) services are gaining traction among viewers globally. By 2016, VOD market is expected to reach US$ 263 billion, with Asia Pacific surpassing Western Europe as the second largest market.

Zazoom Media Group Launches Veuer, a Social Media Video Content Platform

Turning Real-Time Social Media Posts into Compelling Videos to Create the News before its News

WDLabs Announces Software Platform to Accelerate VIDITY Deployment of Next Generation Video Experience

Comprehensive Platform Solution Enables CE Device Brands to Quickly and Easily Support VIDITY 2.0 Specification to Allow Consumer Access to 4K Ultra HD HDR Content