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April 16, 2018

Online Video News

Hulu and Spotify Team Up to Offer Combined Subscription

Following a successful pairing aimed at college students, Hulu and Spotify create a music and TV subscription for $12.99 per month.

Dish Creates Group to Sell Bundled Video Services Through ISPs

Dish sees partnering with ISPs as a win-win, as the ISPs get access to video services and Dish gets access to new households.

HLS and H.264 Top Dogs in 2018 Encoding.com Global Format Report

The strong got stronger in 2017, with HLS and H.264 growing while VP9 took a tumble. Despite all the noise around 4K, it still isn't used much.

Featured Articles

Streaming Media Announces the Best of NAB 2018

We walked hundreds of miles of conference floors and watched scores of demos to determine the best streaming video products from this year's show.

The State of Live Video 2018

Live sports video is streaming on every platform, skinny bundles with live channels are thriving, and social video apps are creating the next generation of celebs. Are we near the saturation point for live?

Spotlights

NAB 2018: Harmonic Talks SaaS-Based UHD/HDR Live Sports Streaming

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Harmonic Director, Market Development Jean Macher in the Harmonic booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: VDMS Talks End-to-End Live Event Managed Services

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Verizon Digital Media Services CMO Mary Kay Evans in the Verizon booth an NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Akamai Talks OTT, Hacking, and DDoS Protection

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Akamai Director, Industry Marketing Shane Keats in the Akamai booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Lightcast Talks Cloud Media Management and Delivery

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Lightcast's Andreas Kisslinger in the Lightcast's booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Magewell Talks UltraStream Standalone Encoders

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Magewell's Mike Nann in the Magewell booth at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Zype Talks Social Media Multicasting

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Zype's Ed Laczynski at NAB 2018.

NAB 2018: Tulix Talks Quality Live Streaming at Optimal Cost

Streaming Media's Anthony Burokas interviews Tulix's George Bokuchava at NAB 2018.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Use Live Content to Push Viewers to Other Platforms

LiveU's Claudia Barbiero, Funny or Die's Dustin Butler, and Oomba TV's David Compton discuss strategies for re-using live content to drive viewers to other platforms.

Video: Can Standards Make the Ad Ecosystem Easier to Manage?

Bitmovin's Stefan Lederer discusses ad-insertion standards and how to deploy them in this clip from Streaming Media West.

Industry News

Sports Illustrated TV Launches for the First Time as a Linear 24/7 Channel in FuboTV's 'Sports Plus' Package

SI TV Now Available on Desktop, Mobile and TV-Connected Devices, As fuboTV Becomes the First Live Streaming TV Service to Carry the Network

DLVR and Deluxe Team Up to Integrate intelligent Video Delivery Optimization Data and Services Into New Deluxe One Platform

Custom portal opens access to advanced video measurement and delivery data including CDN performance, access network performance, multi-CDN decisioning and business rules

Ericsson Media Solutions launches MediaFirst UHD for end-to-end UHD experiences

Industry first end-to-end media processing, encoding, storage and experience solution delivers content from camera to consumer in UHD and HDR

User engagement spikes by 50% after Unreel Partners With Popcornflix to Launch new OTT Apps

Unreel’s innovative design and features have greatly improved Popcornflix viewer engagement.

Ooyala and MPP Global Team Up to Increase Worldwide Video Revenue for Clients

Haivision Announces the KB Max Portable 4K Video Encoder at NAB 2018

New small form factor delivers unprecedented encoding density for delivering adaptive bitrate streams up to 4K UHD on an Intel platform

Streambox Delivers Better Pixels with ACT-L5 Codec

Streambox will present next generation video compression technology, ACT-L5 codec, supporting 4K, 2K, HD and 2K stereo videos, at NAB 2018.