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September 26, 2018

Online Video News

Rebuffering Frustration: 29% Will Stop Watching After One Problem

As people go online for more of their daily video, they have higher expectations than ever. Rebuffering is the top annoyance for many.

Roku Reintroduces Premiere and Premiere+ STBs, Now With 4K

The STB leader also announces two OS upgrades that add audio modes for easier listening, as well as new options when searching free content.

Amazon Releases Video Devices in Massive Echo Announcement

The Amazon Alexa ecosystem will soon include a larger Echo Show with streaming video support, and an OTA DVR.

Featured Articles

Behind the Scenes at Facebook Live: Architecting a Success

Facebook Live has changed the way publishers deliver live video. In this interview, learn about the tool's past, present, and future from two of the engineers responsible for creating it.

Short Cuts

Video: How AI Can Open Up New Markets for Your Video

REELY CEO Cullen Gallagher makes the business-growth case for content owners developing an AI strategy in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

Editor's Note

Bridging the Streaming Media Gender Gap

The Women in Streaming Media group, which strives to improve the visibility of women in our industry had its first meetup at IBC, but the entire industry needs to make a better effort to make sure women's voices are heard.

Streams of Thought

How Australia's Optus Missed the Goal at the World Cup

Optus claimed it experienced "unprecedented demand" for live video streaming during the 2018 World Cup, but what else would it expect?

Industry News

Fifth Annual 4K 4Charity Fun Run at IBC Show Raises More Than $65,000

Participation up nearly 23 percent for event focused on advancing equity in the media and entertainment industry www.4K4Charity.com

Global SVOD subscriptions to reach 777 million

SendtoNews becomes the #1 Digital Sports Video Platform

STN surpasses ESPN to rank first overall in Unique Viewers and Total Video Views in August 2018