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February 01, 2017

Online Video News

Video Production, Monetization Are Publishers' Biggest Challenges

In 2017, publishers need a lot of fresh video content to attract viewers and advertisers, but that means hiring more producers, editors, and salespeople.

Streaming the Super Bowl Will Be a Letdown for Many, Says Cedexis

While one company says 16 percent of the audience will stream the big game, Cedexis says those viewers will get a sub-par experience compared to broadcast.

Facebook Tweaks News Feed to Emphasize Longer Videos, Mid-Rolls

It will now consider completion percentage when ranking videos, and put more weight behind long-form videos than shorter ones.

Featured Articles

What's Your Video Data Roadmap?

Effectively using the data from each part of the technology stack means better business decisions and happier customers. Here's a quick overview of the data roadmap to guide publishers to making the right decisions.

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.

Short Cuts

Video: Is HLS or DASH the Next Video Delivery Standard?

Viacom's Jeff Tapper, Comcast's Rustam Khashimkhodjaev, Akamai's Will Law, and Microsoft's Araj Sodogar discuss the pros and cons of HLS as the next industry-standard video-delivery protocol in this clip from Streaming Media West 2016.

Video: Technical Challenges of Effective VR 360 Delivery

Richard Lucquet of Verizon discusses the ongoing impediments to processing and delivering a truly immersive 360 VR experience using existing technologies.

Industry News

OwnZones Media Network Launches Zypline Media Asset Management and Delivery Platform for OTT Market

Automated Workflow Tool Streamlines Content Optimization and Distribution, Enabling Media Owners to Deliver Content to OTT Platforms Around the World in Hours Rather than Weeks

MatrixStream launches MatrixCloud OTT empowering operators to roll out OTT video services in 60 days or less

TDG: Three-Fourths of US Broadband Households Now Have an Internet-Connected TV

74% of Adult Broadband Users Can Now Access Broadband Video and Pay-TV Services on a Home Television

Kik Joins Forces with Social Communication Platform Rounds to Strengthen Live Group Video Chat

Kik opens two product and engineering centers outside of Waterloo headquarters in Tel Aviv and Toronto

Global Capacity Expands Network Edge Increasing Availability of Ethernet Services Across Nationwide Footprint

Network Investment in 346 Central Offices Addresses Customer Needs for Flexible, Diverse Access