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January 25, 2017

Online Video News

Livestream Offers Simulcast Streaming to YouTube, Periscope, More

With Livestream's RTMP streaming ability, customers can stream to multiple RTMP-enabled sites at once or to Facebook Live (they'll have to chose).

Presidential Inauguration Enjoyed Record Live Streaming: Akamai

The CDN reported a record peak of 8.7 Tbps on Friday, serving 4.6 million concurrent live video viewers for its broadcast clients.

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.

Featured Articles

Telstra OTT Report Explores OTT Monetization Models

Report examines AVOD, SVOD, and TVOD sentiments across the globe, and finds SVOD leading the way in most markets

How Time, Inc. Uses Data to Deliver Better Content, Stronger ROI

An old media company is learning new tricks as Time overhauls its editorial and advertising operations through the use of granular data on video viewing.

Streaming Meets Unified Communications: Convergence Is on the Way

Social media, online video platforms, and knowledge management systems are coming together to create the future of enterprise communications.

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.

Video: How VR is Changing the Rules of Visual Storytelling

Drea Bernardi of AOL Partner Studios discusses the new approach to visual storytelling demanded by VR production in this excerpt from her presentation at Streaming Media West 2016.

Industry News

Cracked App Launches on Apple TV

Streamroot and GlobalDots Ink Worldwide Reseller Agreement for Hybrid-CDN Acceleration

Streamroot announced today that it has entered into an agreement by which GlobalDots will become a worldwide reseller of Streamroot’s industry-leading peer-accelerated delivery technology.

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