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March 20, 2017

Online Video News

22% of U.S. Broadband Homes Without Pay TV, Says TDG Report

The percent of households without cable, satellite, or telco TV service has more than doubled in five years, giving way to lower-revenue bundles.

Mobile Video Views Continue to Climb, Now 56% of Global Starts

Mobile is dominant for video starts everywhere but North America, Ooyala finds. Nearly half of smartphone watch time is for long-form video.

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.

Featured Articles

The State of Enterprise Video 2017

In an exciting period of revival, new features and new formats stemming from last year's entertainment solutions bring significant changes to the enterprise. Here are seven areas to watch.

The State of QoS 2017

Despite some much-hyped problems, 2016 was a watershed year for online video quality of service (QoS), and 2017 promises further advances.

The State of Live Video 2017

All eyes were on Facebook Live last year, but the entire live streaming sector is undergoing explosive growth. Sports, TV streams, and personal video apps are all getting an upgrade.

The State of Media and Entertainment 2017

Now that the skinny bundle is finally here, what's next? Look for more bundles, more niche OTT offerings, and lots more VR in the year ahead (but—sadly—no a la carte plans).

3 Reasons Video Technology Will Undergo a Sea Change in 2017

Think online video showed impressive growth in 2016? Well, prepare to be amazed. Here are the three cutting-edge technologies that will propel streaming video in the coming year.

Short Cuts

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

eSports & ‘Let’s Play’ Revenues to Reach $3.5 Billion by 2021, Driven by Surge in Ad-Spend

Streamers such as PewDiePie Integral to Industry, as Personalities Propel Growth

Over the Top (OTT) Services Market is Expected to Reach US$3.5 bn by 2025: Rising Demand for Online and Cloud Services to Make OTT Services Indispensable, Says TMR

CuriosityStream Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary And Sets Goal of 30 Million Worldwide Subscribers by 2026

Following a 2-year formation period involving content development and refinement of digital streaming technologies, CuriosityStream today announced a long-range goal of achieving 30 million global subscribers by 2026.

Limelight Networks Sets New Online Traffic Delivery Record

Surpasses previous peak traffic record by over 20 percent

New Streaming Service Walter Presents Launches in the US Today

Global smash hits, the world's sexiest stars, handpicked dramas chosen by TV guru Walter Iuzzolino.

Telestream Announces Vantage TrafficManager Syndication for Template-driven Automated Handling of Episodic and Long-form Programming

New Vantage Syndication module provides a more efficient means of ingesting and managing long and short-form syndicated broadcast content

Streambox Announces Encryption to Protect and Secure Live Video Streaming

Ooredoo Pioneers First 4K/UHD Channels in the Middle East With Harmonic

Harmonic's Electra VS System Supports IPTV and OTT Delivery, Ensuring Crystal-Clear Video Quality on Every Screen Using HEVC Encoding