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February 22, 2017

Online Video News

Ericsson Looks to 5G's Future, Launches Platform for First Movers

It's time for operators to begin experimenting with 5G services, says Ericsson, so it's rolled out a platform that lets them test high-bandwidth offerings.

Maker Cutting Thousands From Creator Network, Focusing on Top 300

The MCN is also cutting an unspecific number of jobs, sources say, as Disney trims costs and searches for breakout stars.

Facebook Announces Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV Apps

Facebook videos are no longer limited to desktop and mobile screens, as members can access their feeds and view recommendations on connected TVs.

Featured Articles

Virtually There: The Industry Drives Towards a VR Oasis

VR video will have uses beyond entertainment and gaming, offering something for every industry, but there are significant distribution problems to conquer first.

Survey: What's Next for OTT?

New survey asks industry members to weigh in on the state of OTT today and share their insights into where they see the market headed in the future

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.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Build a Roku Channel

In Part 1 of this two-part Roku Direct Publisher demo, Roku's Bill Shapiro provides a step-by-step guide to building a channel to reach an audience.

Video: What's Inside an HTML5 Player?

Streamroot's Erica Beavers gives content owners migrating from Flash to HTML5 a whirlwind tour of HTML5 player components and UIs, likening an HTML5 player's inner workings to the component of a loaded hamburger.

Industry News

Live Streaming Summit Coming to New York in May

Live Streaming Summit focuses entirely on the technologies and strategies required to take large-scale live event and live linear video and deliver it to viewers watching on all manner of devices.

Sliver.tv and ESL Launch First Virtual 360° Esports Stadium Experience at Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2017

Virtual Reality Rocks: Consumers Who Know VR Are Excited About Its Future, says CTA Report

New consumer sentiment study also provides guidance for manufacturers and retailers