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November 01, 2017

Online Video News

AT&T Sees Big Losses with Pay TV, But Gains With DirecTV Now

An Android box uncovered in FCC filings points the way to DirecTV's future: More streaming, less satellite. Will that be enough to attract subscribers?

Recruitment, Education, Healthcare Lead on Live Video Adoption

Live video helps companies save on travel costs, and leads to patients getting better medical care. Here are the three areas succeeding the most with live video.

Roku Plans Video Streaming to Non-Roku Devices, Says Report

While customers currently need a Roku box or stick, or a licensed Roku TV, to stream from its channels, soon they might only need a mobile app.

Featured Articles

Fresh Blood: Look Outside the Industry for Marketing Geniuses

Hiring a sales manager? Promote from within. Looking for a marketing pro? Look anywhere else. Here's why video companies should disrupt the hiring process.

Status Update: Encrypted Media Extensions and the Future of DRM

While publishers wait for a single content encryption system that works across all browsers, standards bodies debate the future of EME. Here's what rights management will look like in a post-plugin world.

Short Cuts

Video: What Emerging Technologies Will Drive the Future of Education Video?

Video technology experts from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Southern California discuss emerging trends in education video.

Video: How Has Mobile Engagement Changed Video Monetization?

Agora co-founder Tony Wang discusses how mobile engagement, via multi-host talkback and interaction, has changed the way his company has monetized live video.

Future in Focus

The Four Problems Facing OTT Services—and How to Solve Them

When will over-the-top video services finally get more viewing time than broadcast channels? When they finally overcome these four main problems.

Industry News

DVEO to Demo Unique Video Streaming Solutions at Streaming Media West 2017 – including "Revolutionary" Virus Scrubber, Secure Accelerated File Transfer Solution, and a 16 Channel Content Delivery Platform

DVEO will demonstrate numerous innovative streaming and file transfer solutions at Streaming Media West 2017 in Huntington Beach, California, November 2-3, in booth 212.

Parks Associates: More Than 50% of U.S. Broadband Households Subscribe to Pay TV and at Least One OTT Video Service

Dish Expands Amazon Alexa Voice Control Support to Hopper ‘Joey’ Clients for Whole-Home, Hands-Free TV

First pay-TV provider to offer whole-home Alexa experience