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May 09, 2016

Online Video News

Netflix Adds Cellular Data Usage Controls to Mobile Apps

In a win for AT&T and Verizon customers with unlimited data streaming, Netflix has added data usage controls to its iOS and Android apps.

YouTube Expands Google Preferred to Trending Viral Videos

Brands can now get their messages on the hottest clips of the day, no matter what those clips happen to be, with Google Preferred.

Ellen DeGeneres Creates Ellen Digital Network, Original Series

Partnering with Warner Bros., DeGeneres is building on her multi-platform online video success with an ad-supported programming slate.

Hulu Confirms Skinny Bundle Launch This Year at NewFront

Subscribers will soon be able to view live and on-demand content in one place; 70 percent of Hulu viewing now done on a TV screen.

ON24 Takes $25M Investment From Goldman Sachs, Plans Expansion

The webinar specialist plans to grow in the U.S. and abroad, and to improve its feature set. Goldman Sachs getting a board seat.

Featured Articles

Fashion Week Los Angeles Gets a Streaming Video Makeover

Streaming Media connected a struggling and unprofitable online operation with an expert in live video event production: Fashion Week LA solved its pain points with a master class in streaming.

Today's OTT Marketplace: Skinny Bundles Feed Bloated Appetites

When it came to streaming video, Americans wanted every channel available on every device. Now that that's a reality, is it too much of a good thing?

Service Velocity Taking Hold in the Online Video Space

We've moved from dedicated hardware to virtualized appliances, but a new approach to service velocity promises even faster ways to spin up new OTT services and bring them to market

Industry News

Tamiami Angel Fund II invests in Streann Media

A fast-growing startup in Miami, Florida, Streann Media offers Next Generation streaming and over-the-top (OTT) transformational software for content providers.

Tappp Expands Its Open Distribution Platform for Premium Digital Content Delivery

Raises $4.2M to connect content owners directly with consumers, bringing users a wider range of entertainment choices

Wowza Media Systems Examines Top Live Video Streaming Trends at Leading Industry Events

Industry Experts Chris Knowlton and Ryan Jespersen to Discuss 4K, Virtual Reality and 360-Degree Video at Streaming Media East and IABM Marketing Intelligence Summit 2016

Time Inc. to Launch New Over-the-Top Service, the People/Entertainment Weekly Network

Premiering This Fall, Advertiser-Supported Service to Offer Original, Long-Form Programming Produced by the Industry’s Most Trusted and Influential Media Brands