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August 01, 2016

Online Video News

Scripps Networks Closes Syndicated Video Division, Fires Workers

While Scripps Lifestyle Networks served over 3 million ad impressions per day, changes in the programmatic marketplace made that difficult to maintain.

OTT Video Revenue to Swell to $65 Billion Worldwide by 2021

Subscription services currently make up the largest share of online video revenues, but advertising-based services will take the lead by 2020.

Olympics a Challenge for Cord-Cutters; Is Netflix the Answer?

Call it a pipe dream, but nearly one-third of Americans would like to watch Summer Olympics video live on Netflix. Does SVOD have a future with the IOC?

Featured Articles

Virtually Unlimited: Three Companies Push VR Into New Areas

Virtual reality video has uses beyond entertainment and gaming. Here's how it's making a different in the fields of advertising, medicine, and professional sports.

North American Transit Pricing From Major Providers Down 10%

Based on original research, we find that North American transit pricing is down. AT&T is by far the most expensive, with all others in a similar range.

Short Cuts

Video: How Do You Achieve Consistent Quality for VOD?

V-Factor Technologies' Jeremy Bennington explains how to test for and ensure consistent quality in VOD delivery within each encoding profile.

Video: AVOD vs. SVOD: Which Delivery Model is Right for You?

MP & Silva's William Mao discusses the pros and cons of opting for an ad-based VOD model vs. building a subscription service.

Future in Focus

Forget the Hype: The Future of Television Isn’t What You Think

Over-the-air broadcast isn't going away, cord-cutters will remain a minority, and millennials subscribe to pay TV services just as much as any other group does. But here's what will change.

Industry News

Verizon to acquire Yahoo’s operating business

Transaction will create a new rival in mobile media technology reaching over 1B users* with a roster of the world’s most beloved brands

Epix Launches First Ever Cross-Platform 360-Degree Interactive Video Experience

BerlinStation.com Extends Cross-platform Narrative for New Epix Original Series Berlin Station

AirTies Partners with Frontier Communications for “Smart Mesh Wi-Fi”

AirTies’ Premium In-Home Wi-Fi Now Available to Frontier Customers

New research highlights the power of personalised ad insertion

A survey commissioned by Yospace reveals that 78% of live online TV viewers are more likely to take notice if adverts are targeted to them personally.