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March 16, 2016

Online Video News

Mobile Video Increases, But Can Networks Keep Up, Asks Ooyala

Young adults especially are choosing to watch videos on their phones. With mobile video viewing still rising, will 4G networks show the strain?

StreamSpread Debuts, Promoting and Distributing Live Video

The just-launched StreamSpread connects live video creators with publishers, so that creators attract more views and publishers get a new revenue stream.

Zefr Receives Additional $5M in Funding, But Isn't Talking

A regulatory filing shows that the YouTube brand management company has raised $5 million in funding, pulling it total funding over $65 million.

Featured Articles

Pay TV Industry Losses Increase to 385,000 Subscribers in 2015

The satellite providers gained ground in 2015, but only when Sling TV is factored in. AT&T U-verse lost the most of any single provider.

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.

Industry News

Over 300 LiveU IP-bonding units to be used by more than 80 international broadcasters to cover the 2016 Rio Olympics

LiveU’s team will be onsite offering 24/7 support and its own private Wi-Fi hotspots in key locations to secure bandwidth for its customers.

Comic-Con International and Lionsage Unveil Launch Plans for Comic-Con HQ, Including Official Name and Logo for New SVOD Channel

Comic-Con HQ to Roll Out with Free Beta Access on May 7 and Official Launch in June

YouTube Co-Founder Steve Chen Launches New Live Video Platform, Nom, Allowing You To Direct, Produce And Host Your Own Food Show