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September 20, 2017

Online Video News

IBC '17: Kantar Offers Facebook Video Metrics

Comparisons between video performance on Twitter and Facebook offer advertisers and broadcasters a new layer of understanding audience behavior

Two Strikes and You’re Out: Limelight Measures Viewer Sentiment

Almost 60% of viewers will move on after the second time a video buffers, Limelight finds in its 2017 State of Online Video report.

Wowza ClearCaster Streams up to 1080p to Facebook Live

Wowza's first hardware appliance is a rack-mountable unit that can stream 1080p with real-time stream monitoring using Facebook Live's new Live API

Featured Articles

IBC '17: Cisco Says It Will Make IP Better Than Broadcast

Cisco says "IP better than broadcast" initiative is about video-aware networks

IBC '17: Cheap SVOD Bundles Cannot Support Content, says Fox

Fox executive Brian Sullivan argues for a return to aggregation, new mid-priced pay-TV bundles, and traditional media to retain control over premium content

Facebook Primes Watch for Video Explosion in IBC Keynote

The social network pitches its new video service as the community-based OTT platform broadcasters have been waiting for.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Optimize Video Delivery to iPhone Users

StackPath's Nathan Moore explains the protocols, latency, and bandwidth challenges inherent to delivering video content to iOS devices and how content providers can stream to these devices more effectively.

Video: The Cost of Delivering Low-Quality Video

Touchstream's Mitch Askenas outlines the fiscal consequences--and damage to an organization's reputation--of delivering bad video experiences to subscribers and other end users.

Industry News

Bottle Rocket Partners with Baltimore Ravens and Launch New Apple TV App

Leveraging Bottle Rocket’s proprietary video distribution platform, The Baltimore Ravens are one of the first NFL teams to offer streaming video on Apple TV

Honeycomb Builds Automated Workflows with Telestream Building Blocks to Create New Generation Digital Delivery Service

Enables first UHD commercial deliveries to major UK broadcaster; Now expanding throughout Europe

BuyDRM To Secure Premium Digital Content For British Broadcaster

The KeyOS Platform includes Mobile SDKs for iOS and Android Devices and licensing support for PC, Mac, iOS devices, Android Devices and Connected TVs.

Telia CLOUDY CDN Deploys The BuyDRM KeyOS Multi-DRM Platform

KeyOS Platform’s Multi-DRM Support Enables the Best User Experience On Today’s Popular User Platforms