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January 24, 2018

Online Video News

Unlimited Data No Longer Gets Mobile Subscribers to Change Plans

While mobile video viewing is on the rise, unlimited data plans no longer get subscribers to switch. Carriers now offer OTT services as extras.

Snap Lays Off 22 Staff Members as Part of Reorganization

The bad press won't stop for the beleaguered video social platform, which is rearranging the deck chairs as quickly as it can.

Facebook Watch Party Makes Live Events Out of On-Demand Videos

Watch parties aren't just for awards shows anymore. Facebook is testing a feature that makes online video viewing social.

Featured Articles

Survey: The Impact of Apple's HEVC Adoption

New Unisphere report indicates that OTT services and other video publishers are making the move to HEVC, but are equally interested in AV1

Review: Blackmagic Television Studio Pro HD

This is the first ATEM model that isn't a rackmount switcher but rather an all-in-one switcher with hardware control panel.

Short Cuts

Video: What Type of Content Will Drive Growth in Live Streaming?

Bulldog Digital Media's John Petrocelli predicts that live music experiences will be the next key driver in growth for live streaming.

Video: How to Boost Cellular Bonding Performance in High-Traffic Areas

ReelSolver's Tim Siglin and BlueFrame's Chris Knowlton discuss the challenges of streaming via cellular bonding in congested cell-traffic areas, and strategies for boosting performance, in this panel discussion from Streaming Media West 2017.

Editor's Note

Stakes Are High, but Joe Inzerillo Is Batting 1.000 With BAMTech

BAMTech's EVP and CTO faces challenges such as international expansion and a lack of standards as he attempts to out-innovate the competition.

Industry News

Verimatrix Announces MultiRights OTT API Integration with Amazon Web Services for Secure Cloud-based Video Delivery

Haivision Introduces Video Solution for Multi-Site Churches to Strengthen Culture, Collaborate and Improve Worship Experiences

New Multi-Site Monitoring service helps maintain church vision across all locations