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January 23, 2017

Online Video News

Encompass and Fastly Partner for Speedy Video File Delivery

Viewers expect a high level of service, whether they're watching on desktops or mobile devices. This partnership is intended to assure that quality.

19% of Consumers Who Pirate Would Stop if Educated About Damages

Many consumers don't realize video piracy is a crime and, thanks to increasingly sophisticated pirate sites, others don't know what offers are legitimate.

DirecTV Now Faces Subscriber Complaints Over Performance Issues

AT&T is a piƱata, and tech journalists are lining up to have a swing. Subscribers are seeing red over buffering, outages, and the lack of refunds.

Featured Articles

Facebook Live: A Progress Report After One Year of Growth

How are organizations such as PBS and TechCrunch using Facebook Live to reach and grow their audiences? The platform has been with us for a year now, so it's time to check in.

Facebook Live Case Studies

We spoke with 15 publishers including PBS, The YES Network, and TechCrunch to find out exactly how they're broadcasting to Facebook Live, and the technology they're using to do it.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Make Money With OTT

Ben Miller of Sinclair Broadcast Group discusses strategies for making subscription and advertising-based business models for making OTT content delivery profitable.

Video: How Targeted Recommendations Drive OTT Engagement

The hottest driver off OTT growth, according to Amazon's Richard Au and Dailymotion's Anthony Layser, is customized, user-specific discovery algorithms, which they explain how to leverage in this clip from Streaming Media West 2016.

The Producer's View

The Changing State of MPEG DASH Royalties: How Bad Will it Get?

MPEG LA's recent announcement of a DASH royalty pool is the first such royalty on free internet video. And this is only the beginning.

Industry News

Irdeto and Harmonic Team Up to Support CSA3, The Most Secure Scrambling Algorithm on the Market, to Enable Premium Ultra HD Content Distribution

First-of-its-Kind Integrated CSA3 Solution Provides Advanced Encryption Technology Empowering Pay TV Operators with the Freedom to Innovate

Harmonic's New ProStream X Stream Processor Combines Breakthrough Encryption and Gateway Capabilities to Streamline Video Delivery

Industry's First Stream Processor to Support DVB CSA3 Encryption and High-Throughput 10-Gbps Processing

Osprey Video Launches Talon G1H Encoder for Affordable, One-Button, Broadcast-Quality Web Streaming