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.
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
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.
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