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June 27, 2018

Online Video News

AT&T WatchTV Offers Free Bundles for Unlimited Data Customers

Following its Time Warner merger, AT&T introduces two plans that offer a free skinny bundle for unlimited data customers, but read the fine print carefully.

AT&T Acquiring AppNexus to Grow Addressable TV Advertising

Following its purchase of Time Warner, AT&T buys a company that will help it sell and serve ads on its digital video platforms.

NFL, CBS Extend Streaming Agreement Through '22, Expand Platforms

CBS All Access subscribers will be able to stream games on their mobile devices for the first time, as Verizon no longer has an exclusive on mobile

Featured Articles

Did 2017 Suck for Online Video? A VidCon 2018 Panel Says Yes

Brand safety concerns, walled gardens, and general lack of direction: 2017 was a difficult time for many creators and companies.

YouTube Debuts Tools for Monetization and Community at VidCon '18

YouTube Stories will let creators shoot quick videos on-the-go, while membership and merchandizing tools will let them earn more money from fans.

Content Licensing Gets Complicated: Who’s Minding the Store?

The video ecosystem is getting more complex, so managing licenses manually is becoming impractical. Learn how publishers and broadcasters are turning to automation to solve the problem.

Short Cuts

Video: How Are Content Owners Contending with OTT Fragmentation?

Roku's Bernarda Duarte and A + E Networks' Raj Bahl discuss emerging channel strategies in a fragmented OTT market in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media East 2018.

Video: How DRM and Real-Time Watermarking Have Converged to Curtail Content Piracy

IDVIU's Vincent Viteau and BuyDRM's Christopher Levy explain how hardware-based DRM and forensic marketing are now working in lockstep to reduce piracy in this clip from their Streaming Media East 2018 panel.

Industry News

Cleeng raises €5 Million to strengthen Over-The-Top video technology and fuel international expansion

Cleeng just raised €5 million to strengthen its OTT video technology. The Series B round, lead by Walvis, will be used for product development and growth in key markets.

Kaltura Launches New TV Platform Player for the Ultimate Cloud TV Viewing Experience

Kaltura’s video player offers the industry’s fastest load time - initiating playback in under 1 second

SeeUplay and Pixellot to Boost Mexico’s National Team and Liga MX Performance

Mexican National team and Entire Liga Mx to Deploy Pixellot Video Coaching Systems

VidCon and Hank Green Launch the VidCon Emerging Creator Grant Program

VidCon and founder to gift $2000 to a different emerging creator every week to help fund and fuel the democratization of online video and the creator economy