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December 18, 2017

Online Video News

T-Mobile to Launch Streaming TV Service in 2018, Buys Layer3

While the details are scarce, T-Mobile seems intent on launching its own skinny bundle, and it thinks Layer3 can help make it a reality.

Amazon Prime Video and Samsung Announce First Use of HDR10+

Dolby Vision isn't the only HDR game in town, although consumers might wish it was. Royalty-free HDR10+ is finally available for streaming.

YouTube TV Expands to Additional 34 Markets, Brings Total to 83

The skinny bundle streaming service has been on a roll with new market announcements. Many smaller metro areas now have access.

Featured Articles

Announcing the Call for Speakers for Streaming Media East 2018

The conference that sets the stage for the entire online video ecosystem has some exciting news: We're getting even bigger in 2018!

Engaged and Mobile: Charting the Shifting TV Viewing Landscape

At the TV of Tomorrow conference, panelists took stock of the changing ways viewers get their media, and noted that not all changes are for the better.

Short Cuts

Video: What Works Today in Video VR?

Streaming Video Alliance's Jason Thibeault, Wowza's Chris Michaels, and Neulion's Jim Clements discuss what content owners can do today, strategically and technically, to make VR viable in the consumer entertainment space.

Video: Choose a Social Media Network That Aligns With Your Streaming Content

Wowza's Tim Dougherty explains the importance of developing and adhering to a sound content strategy when syndicating streaming content to multiple social media platforms.

The Producer's View

Divideon Creates xvc, an HEVC Codec With Reasonable Pricing

The surprise royalty payments on HEVC have some publishers looking for alternatives. Learn how one company created a better codec price plan.

Industry News

VR Industry Forum to Publish Industry Guidelines at CES

Experts to discuss VR trends and guidelines at CES Masterclass on January 8

You.i TV breakthrough brings React Native to all 10-foot platforms

CES C-Space showcase to demonstrate cross platform strategy reaching Roku devices

Redbox Launches On-Demand Service

Redbox Now Offers More Ways to Watch Movies and TV Shows— On Disc and On Demand