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January 30, 2019

Online Video News

Streaming Hours, On-Demand Viewing, CTV, and Expectations All Up

According to Conviva's 2018 report, global streaming is way up, especially on connected TVs. But viewer expectations are higher than ever.

StreamElements Raises $11.3M in Funding 18 Months After Launch

Providing production and monetization tools to Twitch and YouTube live streamers, StreamElements has grown a 200,000 member user base.

The Roku Channel Begins Offering Premium Subscriptions Today

Set-top box users will get access first, followed by Roku TVs. On mobile, the Roku iOS app can now view The Roku Channel.

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: How Does Live Content Monetization Differ From On-Demand?

M2A Media's Marina Kalkanis and Zype's Steven Tripsas discuss the unique demands of live content monetization in this clip from their Live Streaming Summit panel at Streaming Media West 2018.

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.

Streams of Thought

3 Things the Streaming Industry Must Do to Prepare for ATSC 3.0

This is "The Year Before the Year of ATSC 3.0," and that means preparation—not just for broadcasters, but for the streaming industry, as well.

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

Haivision Moves Montreal Headquarters to Accommodate Continued Growth, Advanced Research, and Product Development

Video streaming technology company continues global expansion