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January 28, 2019

Online Video News

Analysts Respond to Hulu Price Drop, See the Move as Savvy

A recent price hike by Netflix could have consumers reevaluating their OTT spending. By lowering costs, Hulu helps avoid churn.

YouTube TV Expands to 95 New Markets, Now Has 98% U.S. Coverage

Just in time for the Super Bowl, YouTube TV is now available to nearly all households in the United States.

Featured Articles

Sling TV Readies its Offerings for the Coming SVOD Onslaught

Dish Network's live streaming service tackles mass personalization and aggregation in an effort to create something viewers can't get anywhere else.

Sky: Personalization is a Powerful Proposition

In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, Sky portfolio & program manager Deepa Kutty shares the broadcaster's current and future plans for targeted programming and advertising

Short Cuts

Video: Challenges of Digital Ad Insertion for Live Broadcasts

Adrenaline Garage's Jeff Harper and Zype's Steven Tripsas discuss the challenges of aligning ad inventory with live streams in this clip from Live Streaming Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Going Under the Covers With Video Engineering Tools

RealEyes CEO David Hassoun discusses Elecard Stream Analyzer, FFprobe, and other tools for deep content analysis in this clip from his presentation at Video Engineering Summit at Streaming Media West 2018.

The Producer's View

Solutions Abound for High-Volume Live Video Cloud Transcoding

Streaming Media West provided a look at new options for demanding live cloud transcoding jobs. Here's a rundown for those who couldn't be there.

Industry News

New consumer study finds strong appeal for features of ATSC 3.0 Next-Gen Television

Enhanced signals allow consumers to interact with live TV in new ways, highlighting benefits of broadcast television

MediaPlatform Names Eugene Kovnatsky as Chief Technology Officer

LA Tech Executive to Oversee Product Development and Innovation for Leading Enterprise Video Platform Provider

Parks Associates: 310 Million Households Worldwide Will Have More Than 586 Million OTT Video Service Subscriptions by 2024

New report explores global trends in OTT video services