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May 06, 2019

Online Video News

YouTube Increases its Premium Video Ad Inventory: NewFronts '19

Also, Meredith goes in big for vertical video on IGTV, the Target Media Network gets a new name, and Digitas celebrates the moon landing.

Hulu Introduces Binge Ads for High-Volume Viewers: NewFronts '19

Also, Vudu creates a massive ad targeting network using Walmart first-party data and Vice bans the blacklist (in the name of diversity).

Live News Streamer Cheddar Sells to Altice USA for $200M

Altice believes the sale will broaden its news portfolio by providing a stronger appeal to young viewers and advertisers.

Featured Articles

NAB 2019: Brightcove Talks Cost Savings and QoE Improvements From Context-Aware Encoding

Per-title encoding is on the way out as Brightcove and others demonstrate the value of a more holistic approach. Streaming Media's Jan Ozer interviews Brightcove's Yuriy Reznic at NAB 2019.

NAB 2019: Telestream Talks Cloud Transcoding and Hybrid Workflows

When Telestream Vantage customers need a large video library encoded in a hurry, they can now turn to a hybrid cloud option. Streaming Media's Jan Ozer and Telestream's Ken Haren discuss Vantage Cloud Port on the show floor at NAB 2019.

NAB 2019: LiveU Explains What 5G Will Mean for the Future of Cellular Bonding

In this interview from NAB 2019, LiveU clears up some of the hype around 5G (it won't make an impact until next year and there's no special health risk) and talks about the testing it's already doing with 5G modems.

Short Cuts

Video: How to Balance Cost and Creativity in Live Video

Suite Spot's Ryan Durieux, BCLive's Brett Collins, and UFC's Tre James discuss how live event producers can balance budget, creativity, and sometimes unrealistic client expectations in their projects in this clip from Streaming Media West 2018.

Video: Where Streaming Latency is Today

Wowza Media Systems Senior Solutions Engineer Tim Dougherty surveys the recent and current state of streaming latency in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media West 2018.

Industry News

Streaming Global and HellaStorm Deliver 0.6 Second Live Latency

JW Player Expands to APAC by Opening Singapore Office

The company has hired ad-tech veteran Marc Irwin to lead the APAC headquarters to better support its clients in the region.