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November 13, 2017

Online Video News

Starz, YouTube Red Enter Top 10 for OTT Subscriptions: Parks

The OTT market is booming, as 69% of broadband households now have a subscription, and many subscribe to 3 or more services.

Cord-Cutting, Multitasking, and Distracted TV Viewing All Up

Viewers want to see it all, but there are only so many hours in a day. To get more done, viewers increasingly surf on their phone or computer while watching video.

YouTube Introduces SDK for Spatial Audio on Mobile and Desktop

With its latest software development kit, Resonance Audio, YouTube makes immersive video environments even more convincing.

Featured Articles

Survey: HEVC Encoding and HLS

We're looking to find out how publishers are using HEVC with their HLS streams. Take our survey to help us find out—and get a copy of the report when it's published.

Roundup Review: Looking at Sub-$2,000 Hardware H.264 Encoders

Is there one single encoder that stands apart when live streaming a range of content in H.264? This roundup looks at the best equipment for lower-budget productions.

Short Cuts

Video: How Can CDNs Measure and Improve QoE?

CBS Interactive's Zac Shenker and Level 3's Ryan Korte discuss the challenges of meeting heightened user QoE expectations for live streams in this clip from Streaming Media West 2017.

Video: How Much Latency Will Consumers Tolerate for NFL Live Streams?

Amazon's Keith Wymbs and Jim De Lorenzo discuss how they've met the challenges of improving latency and time-to-first-byte to serve the millions of viewers who are tuning in to Amazon's Thursday night NFL broadcasts in this keynote from Streaming Media West 2017.

Industry News

Denver Broncos Turn to MainStreaming to Expand Global Reach of Fans on Social Media Sites

MainStreaming, a leading Global Delivery Network, announced it has been selected by the Denver Broncos to deliver the team’s video content.

Frankly Partners with IRIS.TV to Launch Frankly Artificial Intelligence (AI) Initiative