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March 23, 2016

Online Video News

Akamai: Global Average Internet Connection Speeds Up 23% in 2015

South Korea leads the way, following a large speed improvement in Q4. In the U.S, D.C. leads, but no state offers a 25 Mbps average.

Adobe Announces End-to-End OTT Solution, ComScore Partnership

As the Adobe Summit begins in Las Vegas, Adobe debuts a platform for creating, marketing, and monetizing direct-to-consumer OTT video services, as well as a measurement partnership with ComScore.

Ramp Offers New Features and New Names for VideoVerge Platform

VideoVerge for SharePoint now offers universal video import (from any formant, any location), one-step multi-language translation, and live chat.

T-Mobile Adds YouTube to Binge On Plan After Making Changes

Video providers now have the opportunity to optimize their own mobile streams, and customers will find it easier to opt out of the program.

Featured Articles

Conference Research Tests Adaptive Video and Quality Benchmarks

Video encoding professionals should take note of four papers presented at the recent International Symposium on Electronic Imaging. Read on for a detailed assessment.

Insert Coin to Play: OTT Is Booming, But It's a Seller's Market

Publishers are spending more on technology and content than ever before, while charging less per subscriber. Something's got to give!

The State of Enterprise Video 2016

Balancing the need for security with employees' desire to use their own devices at work, enterprise video delivery platforms are more than just a pale imitation of consumer platforms.

Industry News

Sonic Foundry Joins the Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program to Extend Reach and Value of Riverbed Solutions for Hybrid Enterprises

The integration of Mediasite by Sonic Foundry with Riverbed solutions offers advanced technologies and market-leading solutions to accelerate and optimize live and on-demand enterprise video delivery without disrupting existing network traffic.

Brightcove Expands Industry-Leading Video Ecosystem to Deliver Better Business Results

Enhanced CMS Integrations Streamline Video Publishing and Accelerate Time-to-Live

NFL Films Announces Groundbreaking New Series All or Nothing on Amazon Video

First Production to Exclusively Capture the Behind-the-Scenes Story of a Single NFL Team Over the Course of an Entire Season

NewTek Ships Network Device Interface (NDI) for IP Production Workflows

100,000’s of NDI IP devices from top manufacturers already in customers’ hands, number expected to grow quickly as more than 200 companies sign on as NDI developers

SES Platform Services and The History Channel (Germany) extend partnership

Multi-year contract extension for signal processing and distributions of the channel A&E on ASTRA 19.2°E for the Sky Deutschland platform

Live 4K Streaming Trials Exclusive to Sony 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs

In an industry first, Sony, Univision Deportes and NeuLion streamed a live soccer game in 4K exclusively to Sony 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs

BuzzMyVideos Expands Services To Fully Support Spanish and Portuguese Speaking Territories

The Multi-Platform Online Video Network Continues Rapid Global Growth With Move Into YouTube’s Second Largest Market with Full Language Support in Spanish and Portuguese

VidOvation's Enterprise IPTV Solution Now Fully Integrated With DirecTV Content

VidOvation TV Now Bundles DirecTV Content With DRM, VOD, and DVR Capabilities for End-to-End IPTV Services in Broadcast and Media Facilities