March 09, 2016
Online Video News
Online Subscribers Would Pay for Early Access, Special Sales
Video services are the most popular streaming subscription options around, finds a Vindicia survey. Members would happily pay a little more for perks.
Snapchat Raises $175M in Funding, But Company Valuation Is Flat
In a continuation of its 2015 Series F round, Snapchat takes $175 million from Fidelity Investments, bringing its funding total to $1.3 billion.
Netflix Adoption Leads to Decline in TV Viewing, Finds Report
The subscription video-on-demand leader keeps growing, putting it on a collision course with the networks its relies on for licensed content.
Comcast Hit With FCC Complaint Over Net Neutrality Violations
Public Knowledge has filed a complaint alleging that Comcast is violating its own merger agreement and the FCC's Open Internet rules.
NFL: TV Has Flatlined, Online Is the Future: Streaming Forum 2016
The NFL looks to a post-TV future as it builds a digital portfolio of superior viewing options that will soon be worth over $1 billion per year.
Engineering a TV-Like Streaming Experience: Streaming Forum 2016
ITV's director of broadcast and distribution technology shared the broadcaster's strategy for merging catch-up and live linear TV into a universal consumer experience during the Streaming Forum 2016 keynote address.
Taking IP to the Wire: NewTek's Boss Talks Tough on Transport
Standardizing an industry move to video-over-IP is generating considerable confusion, but NewTek claims its approach is the only one focused on IP's real-world capabilities.
Media Alert: Mediasite by Sonic Foundry to Live Stream Dalai Lama’s Sold-Out Teaching Event Tuesday in Madison, Wis.
Event will be broadcast live to 10,000 viewers globally
Harmonic Releases Documentary on Making of NASA TV UHD, North America's First Consumer UHD Channel
Harmonic now has a documentary short available that examines the making of NASA's first ultra-high-definition (UHD) TV channel. The video is available on the Harmonic channel: www.harmonicinc.com/resources/videos/nasa-uhd.
Telestream Announces Open Workflows for File-based Transcoding Automation
Fast turnaround just got a whole lot faster with new intelligent encoding capabilities in latest Vantage developments