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February 26, 2018

Online Video News

U.S. Now Has 125M Streaming Subscriptions, Says Futuresource

The SVOD and skinny bundle markets are picking up subscribers, although they're still far smaller than the pay TV industry.

YouTube TV Adds Turner Channels, Raises Price to $40/Month

At what point does a skinny bundle stop being skinny? YouTube TV now offers over 50 channels, and the price will rise next month.

Go90 Becoming Part of Oath, Focusing on Multi-Platform Delivery

With Oath focused on distribution at scale and building an audience across platforms, a standalone video service just didn't make sense.

Featured Articles

DIY: Streaming to Multiple Destinations

Want to stream to YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch, but don't need a commercial streaming service and don't mind doing a bit of coding? Read on!

AI and Machine Learning Push Video Quality to New Heights

Artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with deep learning and neural networks, are solving OTT challenges from encoding quality to closed captioning.

Seed Money: 6 Ways Streaming Video Plays a Role in Farming

In chores such as cattle wrangling and crop rotation, streaming video is surprisingly important to those working in agribusiness.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Use Rebuffering Metrics to Optimize Delivery

At Content Delivery Summit 2017, Jon Alexander explain why rebuffering metrics are so critical to gauging end-user QoE and pinpointing delivery issues, and how analysis of those metrics can help content publishers optimize delivery with great specificity.

Video: How Will Machine Learning Impact the Media Supply Chain?

Google's Leonidas Kantothanassis explores the vast range of applications for machine learning in the media workflow and supply change in this clip from his Content Delivery Summit keynote.

Industry News

MX1 Transmits AFP News Feeds to Broadcasters Around the World

Hosted on the Cloud, MX1 360 Speeds up Distribution of News Feeds

Global Technology Group to Launch OTT Streaming Service Powered by SaaS Solutions From Harmonic and Viaccess-Orca

Using an End-to-End, Fully Managed Cloud Service Solution, Myanmar's Leading Telco Operator Set to Deliver Live and VOD Content

Streaming Is a Pain, Downloading Video Would Make a Difference, Say Consumers

More Than Half Expect to Be Able to Download Videos from Their Streaming Services and Many Would Pay A Premium For That Function

Piksel Faith Introduces Enhanced Viewer Analytics at National Religious Broadcasters Convention

Service provides faith-based organizations with powerful ‘at-a-glance’ viewing analysis

Harmonic Announces VOS Software Cluster for Fast Origination and Delivery of OTT and IPTV Services

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery technology and services, today announced the next evolution of its award-winning VOS™ offerings, addressing the need for increased agility, adaptability and state-of-the-art technology for OT