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October 23, 2019

Online Video News

Verizon Will Offer Free Disney+ for a Year to Some Customers

Verizon 4G LTE and 5G unlimited wireless, as well as Fios Home Internet and 5G Home internet customers, will get a year of free access.

Blocking Multiple Piracy Websites Can Decrease Levels of Piracy

Blocking is an effective way to curb piracy and direct people to legal alternatives, it turns out. But it only works if many sites are blocked, finds Carnegie Mellon.

Quibi, T-Mobile Announce Partnership, Although Details Are Scarce

The short-form mobile video service will partner with T-Mobile for its April 2020 launch, but what that means is unclear. Can subscribers expect a discount?

Featured Articles

How to Jump-Start Your Multi-CDN Strategy and Deliver Every Time

Ensure your viewers get the best experience possible. A multi-CDN strategy adds robustness that makes streams more successful. Here's what customers need to know when looking for providers.

7 Steps to Live Stream a Local Sporting Event Like a Pro

In the age of streaming video, as long as you have the right equipment you can live stream just about anything for the world to see. Here's how to make sure remote fans can enjoy every play of the game.

Will Ferrell, Shonda Rhimes, Questlove Creating Podcasting Slates

Entertainment celebrities are no longer content to create their own personal podcasts. The power play now is creating an entire slate of new productions.

Short Cuts

How to Leverage Data in VOD Monetization

Comcast Executive Director, Business Development & Strategy Matt Smith discusses the role of analytics in VOD revenue models in conversation with Streaming Media Senior Associate Editor Troy Dreier at Streaming Media East 2019.

How OTT Sports Streaming Will Change

UI Centric Director, Digital Strategy Moe Hamdhaidari discusses how shifting rights models will affect the future of OTT sports streaming services in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media East 2019.

Blog

Apple, Amazon Fire TV, and Google Anchor Streaming Media West '19

This year's Streaming Media West has a new location—in downtown L.A.!—but the same impressive roster of streaming visionaries that the industry has come to expect.

Esports and Sports Streaming Summit Preview: Jamie Horowitz, DAZN

Sports leagues need to adapt to a new world of live streaming delivery. At the Esports and Sports Streaming Summit, DAZN will explain what interactive video can provide.

Industry News

Animoto Social Video Trends Report Forecasts Growing Demand for Video Marketing in 2020

In the past 12 months, 96% of marketers have placed ad spend on video marketing on social.

Marvel Entertainment and SiriusXM Enter a Major Multi-Year Deal to Create Original Podcasts for SiriusXM and Pandora

The agreement includes multiple podcasts to be released over several years including original scripted series based around established Marvel characters as well as unscripted original shows

Comscore Announces Agreement with Premion to Provide Measurement for Leading CTV/OTT Platform