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August 28, 2017

Online Video News

Snapchat May Create Original Scripted Programming Later This Year

The social video platform has found success working with established media properties; now, it wants to produce and promote original series, as well.

Roku Takes the Lead and Runs With It: Most Popular for Streaming

Roku and Amazon have had a successful year and increased their share of the U.S. broadband market, while Apple and Google have lost ground.

Verizon Provokes Anger Over Video Throttling on Unlimited Plan

The leading carrier doesn't think people can see a difference in video quality on a small phone screen. Some customers are loudly objecting.

Featured Articles

XLive Esports Summit Spotlights an Industry in Transition

Esports events regularly attract millions of streaming fans and franchises trade for tens of millions of dollars, yet the area is still in its infancy.

Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards: Voting Deadline Extended

We've extended the deadline to vote for your favorite products and services in the only industry awards program with results determined by the people who matter most—the end users. Voting will now close October 2.

Infographic: The OTT Takeover

Why the move to HDR matters for more than just 4K—and why OTT services and devices are going to lead the way

Short Cuts

Video: How to Acquire and Engage Users on the Mobile Web

Google Chrome Product Manager Husain Bengali discusses how progressive web apps leverage the discovery benefits and cost-of-acquisition advantages of the mobile web while reducing its engagement deficiencies when compared to mobile apps.

Video: Is Smartphone Streaming Good for Live Video?

Kathryn Jones from VisualArts.tv, Scott Grizzle from IBM Cloud Video, and Brent Hieggelke of Brandlive discuss the consequences of proliferating live cellphone video and the resurgent "good enough for the web" attitude at Live Streaming Summit

Industry News

BuyDRM Announces KeyOS CloudPack: Encryption in The Cloud as a Service (EaaS)

The KeyOS™ CloudPack™ Service provides encryption in the cloud for the most popular consumer formats and DRMs

Brick City TV Chooses VidOvation's AVIWEST Bonded Cellular Solution for Live Streaming of PayPal's 'Local Selects Live'

DMNG PRO System Provides Reliable and High-Quality Video Transmission for Online, Interactive Shopping Experience on June 4

Imagine Communications Broadens Boundaries of Innovation at IBC2017

Company to showcase how the practical application of technology innovation is helping today’s media companies make the transition to next-gen architectures and business models seamlessly and without squandering investment

Verimatrix Extends Framework for Revenue Security with Secure Cloud-Hosting Service

Verimatrix Secure Cloud Offers Rapid Start-up and Cost-effective Management Alternative to On-premise Systems and Operations