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August 20, 2018

Online Video News

vMVPDs Are on the Rise: ComScore Shows Use Growing for All Ages

Viewing habits are shifting as more households get live linear feeds from skinny bundles. The number of subscribers is low, but they're enthusiastic streamers.

Gracenote Unveils Mobile Video Analytics to Track App Performance

With this offering, content provides learn how their services perform, how quality issues impact engagement, and how their offerings compare with competing services.

Facebook Acquires Vidpresso for its Interactive Technology

After Vidpresso's tech is integrated, small video creators will be able to use the same interactive video elements as major broadcasters do.

Verizon Launching Residential 5G in 4 U.S. Cities This Year

The telco is partnering with Apple and YouTube to bring streaming video to home customers, but hasn't yet offered price or plan details.

Featured Articles

Sports Streaming Summit Now a Part of Streaming Media West 2018

Live sport video is exploding online, and the Sports Streaming Summit will be the best place for leagues, teams, and producers to share knowledge and do some networking.

Live Streaming Summit Returns to SMW 18 With Real-World Strategies

"Live" isn't just a buzzword at the Live Streaming Summit, where experienced live video professionals will offer proven strategies for delivering live video and creating successful revenue models.

QoE Working Group to Deliver Standards Document by End of Year

A working group overseen by the CTA is creating recommendations for measuring performance quality, and some of the biggest names in the industry are participating.

Short Cuts

Video: Do the Operator-Side Benefits of Cloud-Based Streaming Also Improve Quality?

Tektronix Video Product Manager outlines the efficiency gains of cloud-based streaming and raises the question of how those advantages enhance video quality in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East.

Video: How to Manage New Playback Challenges Associated with Next-Gen Codecs

Bitmovin Solutions Architect Paul MacDougall outlines the playback challenges associated with emerging codecs in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East.

Industry News

Tubi Honored in The Annual Inc. 5000 List of The Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

Tubi Among the Top 5 Percent in the 2018 Inc. 5000

Stringr Engages Leading Online Video Platform Brightcove

Media Tech Company Stringr Joins Forces with Brightcove to Enable Users to Source, Edit and Publish Content in one place

StreamGuys to Preview New Live Stream Rewind, Resume and Restart Technology at IBC2018

SGrewind lets broadcasters differentiate their offerings by giving audiences greater control of live streaming experiences

XUMO, a Leading Disruptor in Free Streaming TV, Releases Growth Metrics for its Popular OTT Service; Adds an Additional 6 Premium Channels to Programming Slate

Viewership Increases by 325 Percent and User Consumption is up 90 Percent; XUMO Signs ELEVEN SPORTS, ATTN:, Endemol Shine Group, and Genius Brands to Join Existing Roster of Over 140 Channels, Available in 30 Million U.S. Households and Beyond

MedicosTV Launches Channel for Traditional Broadcast and Online Delivery of Spanish Language Health and Wellness Programming for the Hispanic Market

MedicosTV is dedicated to providing important health information for Spanish-speakers in the United States.

Adam Corolla and Pluto TV Gear Up to Launch Chassy

Exclusively on Pluto TV - Chassy Media Debuts a Channel for Car Connoisseurs and Racing Enthusiasts on August 21st

Combination of Dejero GateWay and FileCatalyst gives broadcast field crews even faster ‘on the go’ file transfer abilities

Dejero and FileCatalyst Team Up to Increase File Transfer Speeds in the Field Launches First Real-Time AI Video Analysis Platform for Live Streams Broadcasts AI live stream technology analyzed 2018 World Cup games, resulting in double digit growth for live stream consumption