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July 04, 2016

Online Video News

Nielsen Announces Ratings for Orange Is the New Black, Seinfeld

The measurement specialist pulls back the curtain on SVOD ratings, and shows that some programs do as well as the top cable series.

Global Average Connection Speed Grows 23% YOY: Akamai Report

No state yet has an average connection speed of 25 Mbps, but the District of Columbia is close. U.S. mobile connection speeds lag behind Europe.

Getting TV-Like Quality Important for 86% of Streamers, Says VDMS

When it comes to viewing their favorite programs, viewers expect the same level of quality online as they get with broadcast, but millennials are more tolerant.

Featured Articles

Brands Struggle to Build Relationships, Not Be Creepy: VidCon

Data is crucial to building relationships with viewers online, but use it badly and customers will feel like they're being stalked.

Live Video Production Hits the Biggest Tech Show on Earth: CES

This year, the CTA decided to live stream panel discussions from CES, but it made the decision at the last minute with no time left for testing.

Review: V-Nova Perseus: Does its Compression Live Up to the Hype?

London-based V-Nova has made some impressive claims about Perseus, its compression technology. Streaming Media's preliminary testing shows that it lives up to some of them.

Short Cuts

Video: How Acorn TV Grew Subscriptions Across Platforms

RLJ Entertainment's Titus Bicknell describes how Acorn TV used an innovative strategy for adapting long-tail marketing to identify revenue streams in a broader assortment of niche content markets.

Industry News

uZoom Launches New Personal Live Streaming Video Service, Summer-Long Rollout Will Begin in Seattle and Culminate at Summer Games in Rio

Patent-Pending Mobile App Enables Users to Be Visually Present, Virtually Anywhere

Cable subs under threat as Americans ‘feel the love’ of internet TV providers

US consumer focus groups show that cable TV providers need to dramatically improve customer service to compete with internet TV players

Harmonic Powers WRAL-TV's ATSC 3.0 Experimental TV Station

Harmonic's Broadcast Encoders Enable the Broadcaster to Make a Seamless Transition From ATSC 1.0 to ATSC 3.0

Panopto Announces Migration Program for Echo360 Customers

Conversion tool, professional services, and financial incentives enable Echo360 customers to switch to a modern, scalable video platform with industry-leading customer support.

Ramp’s AltitudeCDN Product Family Supports SNMP, Extending Network Infrastructure Monitoring and Diagnostics to Enterprise Video

AltitudeCDN Joins Network Delivery Infrastructure

AT&T Completes Acquisition of Quickplay