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January 02, 2019

Online Video News

Roku Adds Premium Subscriptions, Unified Billing to Roku Channel

Viewers will be able to trial and sign up for over 25 premium services on the Roku Channel, viewing content on a TV or mobile device.

JW Player Launches a Free Developer Edition to Spur Innovation

Getting back to its open source roots, JW Player offers six-months of free access so developers and engineers can create and explore.

AT&T to Launch Standards-Based 5G Access Later This Week

Select individuals and businesses will get free access for 90 days. After that, they'll need a $500 hotspot and $70/month service.

Featured Articles

DAZN, Sky to Keynote 2019 Streaming Forum

The London event is set for 26 February, and will also offer sessions on AV1, HEVC, ATSC 3.0, latency, and more. Registration is now open.

Elecard Video Quality Estimator: Review

This video analysis tool—VideoQuest for short—offers deeper metrics and is more configurable than others on the market, especially when exploring the differences between two encoded files.

Speak at Streaming Media East 2019

Executives and engineers from companies like Facebook, Google, Netflix, Hulu, and Disney have presented at Streaming Media East in the past. This year, we'll be featuring the OTT Leadership Summit, Video Engineering Summit, and Live Streaming Summit, and it could be your turn.

Short Cuts

Video: How is IP Video Changing Sports Streaming?

FloSports Operations Technician Jack Lavey discusses the benefits of NDI in sports live production and streaming in this clip from Sports Streaming Summit.

Video: Demo: Automated Live Sports Production and Streaming

Keemotion's David Bober demos the company's automated, fixed remote-camera system for live sports production and streaming in this clip from Sports Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Industry News

Dish TV deploys MediaKind AVP Video Processing Platform to enhance viewing experience for its customers

DishTV India Limited selects MediaKind to replace its entire headend infrastructure and cater towards the direct-to-home operations of its brands-DishTV and D2H

Credential sharing is costing video providers millions in lost revenue

New research from Cartesian shows streaming video providers miss out on subscribers by ignoring credential sharing

Akamai Hits New High for Peak Web Traffic Delivered

World's largest CDN exceeds 72 Tbps of data delivered; concludes record-setting year with another milestone