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October 31, 2018

Online Video News

5G Deployment Will Dramatically Increase Mobile Video Traffic

With higher resolutions and AR services coming to mobile, 90 percent of 5G traffic will come from video, predicts an expert council.

OTT Services Make Pay TV Look Like a Poor Value, Parks Finds

Consumers are comparing high-priced pay TV services with lower-priced streaming plans, and for many streaming wins out.

Apple OTT Service Coming to Over 100 Countries in 2019: Report

While a late entrant to the OTT space, Apple has big plans, taking its free service to over 100 countries shortly after launch.

Featured Articles

OTT Leadership Summit: Crunchyroll on How to Super-Serve Fans

At the OTT Leadership Summit at Streaming Media West, Michael Dale of Ellation—which runs both Crunchyroll and VRV—will join panelists from Fox, Tribune Media, and Vubiquity to discuss how to create OTT services consumers want.

Reaching Multicultural Audiences in a Fragmented Media Ecosystem

Horowitz Research data shows that multicultural audiences are ahead of the curve on streaming TV, watching on multiple devices. Brands need to be bold and innovative to speak to these viewers.

Review: Subjectify.us, a Site for Subjective Video Comparisons

Moscow State University makes subjective comparisons less time-consuming with an online service that enlists other people to watch and rank videos.

Short Cuts

Video: Tips for Getting Started with Video AI Platforms

RealEyes Director of Technology Jun Heider outlines the first steps in choosing an AI platform in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East 2018.

Video: How Reinforcement Learning Enables Personalized Viewing Experiences

Microsoft Principal Product Manager Rafah Hosn makes the case for reinforcement learning as a machine learning paradigm for content personalization in this clip from Streaming Media East 2018.

Industry News

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Announces Acquisition of Truli.com

Brings Total Hours of Programming to Over 35,000

Streamlabs Collaborates With Intel to Power Integrated PC Platforms Optimized For Live Streaming

Hardware Partners And Manufacturers Assembling These Devices Include Shuttle, SimplyNUC, Zotac, And Acer

Telestream Vantage Helps Adstream Integrate Media Processing Within its AWS Cloud Platform

Global ad services network realizes greater scalability, flexibility and growth potential