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October 15, 2018

Online Video News

Apple's Latest Video Strategy: Give it Away to Device Owners

An unconfirmed report says Apple's latest video play is to give premium content away through an app, then sell third-party subscriptions.

AT&T's WarnerMedia to Launch OTT Video Service in Q4 2019

The upcoming service will combine programming from HBO, Turner, and Warner Bros, launching around the same time as Disney's OTT service.

Akamai Announces Support for Ultra-Low Latency With CMAF

Reducing latency for HTTP Adaptive Streaming video to 3 seconds or less is possible, but it requires a complex workflow.

Featured Articles

HEVC, VP9, AV1, and VVC: Presenting a Codec Update in 11 Charts

Is AV1 all that people expect it to be? How much better would HEVC be doing with a fair royalty policy? Look to these charts for the answers to tomorrow's codec questions.

The List of the 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2018

Presenting our 2018 list of the 50 companies doing the most interesting and innovative work in streaming video. We're shining a spotlight on the companies that enable the creation and delivery of today's video revolution.

The 2018 Streaming Media 50: The 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2018

Our industry-defining list takes a slightly new format for 2018. Here are the 50 most important companies in the online video industry, the ones leading us into the future. Making it onto the list is now even more of a challenge, as it should be.

Short Cuts

Video: How Video QoE Metrics Complement Network and Operational Metrics

Comcast Technical Solutions Architect Ribal Najjar discusses how operationalizing commonalities between QoE and QoS metrics to deliver a "super-powerful" dataset in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

Video: How Do We Define Quality of Experience for Streaming Video?

Comcast Technical Solutions Architect Ribal Najjar defines video QoE both in terms of subjective experience and qualitative measurement in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

Industry News

Vewd and iflix Partner to Bring the World’s Leading Entertainment to Emerging Markets

With Vewd Certification, iflix reduced time to market with app deployment and increased scale across Vewd’s millions of connected devices.

Parks Associates: 47% of U.S. Broadband Households Watch User-Generated Content More Than Once Per Month

New Parks Associates industry report addresses state of live broadcast video and the shift to online broadcasts