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March 15, 2017

Online Video News

Collide Debuts at SXSW, Offers Celebrity Access and Monetization

The latest live streaming service promises exclusive videos from Jamie Foxx, Mariah Carey, and Sofia Vergara, and perhaps even a phone call.

Pay TV Lost 1.8M Subscribers in 2016 as Cord-Cutting Accelerates

The rate of decline for cable has slowed in the U.S., while telcos bled the most in anticipation of AT&T U-verse's planned phase out.

Sling TV Offers 50-Hour Cloud DVR to Amazon Device Owners

The skinny bundle becomes a lot more useful with the addition of a 50-hour cloud DVR, but that service comes with an additional $5 monthly fee.

Featured Articles

Now Accepting Best of NAB Nominations

Making big news at NAB? If you want to be considered for our fifth-annual Best of NAB awards, read on to find out how to submit your nomination.

How to: Dynamic Packaging

Need to reach the widest possible audience with the fewest encoding steps? Here's how nonprogrammers can use Wowza Streaming Engine to serve both live and on-demand video.

How to Assemble the Perfect Production Platform for Facebook Live

Streaming live video to Facebook is easy, but if you want professional results you'll need to build a professional system first. Here are the best products to consider.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Monetize Live Streaming on Social Media Platforms

Legendary Digital's Adam Rymer discusses current challenges to direct and indirect monetization of live streams on Facebook Live and YouTube Live.

Video: Will Live TV Streaming Services Hasten Cable's Demise?

TouchStream CEO Brenton Ough and Digital 360 Principal Mitch Singer discuss the impact of OTT services that stream live TV programming, their impact on cable and satellite, and the competitive importance of serving all devices.

Industry News

Whitepaper from Frost & Sullivan defines benefits of owning and operating a CDN for TV Everywhere (TVE) Services

Six question checklist pinpoints when to seriously consider building a private content delivery network

StreamGuys to Launch SaaS Service for Live Podcasting and Video Stream Repurposing at 2017 NAB Show

Powerful expansion of cloud-based SGrecast platform enables content producers to automatically turn live, linear video streams into podcasts and side channels

Wochit Continues Global Expansion with Major APAC Market Deals

New content partnership and publisher customers significantly increase social video creation platform’s reach in a large and growing market

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Brightcove's Undisputed Leadership in the Online Video Platforms Market

Brightcove's innovative and targeted market solutions, as well as extensive partner ecosystem, helped it increase year-on-year revenues by 8% in 2015