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January 20, 2020

Online Video News

66% of National Advertisers Have Purchased OTT or CTV Ads, says FreeWheel Survey

The survey also predicts that linear TV ad spending will drop significantly in the next 12 months, while all forms of advanced TV advertising continue to grow

Balance of Power Shifts Among HEVC Patent Pools

Nine members of the MPEG LA HEVC pool—including ETRI, KBS, NTT, and NTT DOCOMO—have left and joined the HEVC Advance pool

Featured Articles

L.A. Stories: Facebook and Verizon Bring Video Production In-House

Nestled in Los Angeles' Playa Vista neighborhood, Facebook and Verizon Media's RYOT 5G Studio are using the latest social strategies and technologies to create innovative content that connects with viewers in unpredictable ways

Vizbee: Darren Feher’s Next Act

The longtime industry vet and his team are betting on an innovative approach to casting as the next big thing for OTT platforms

The HBO Max Formula

How will HBO Max stand out in the crowded SVOD landscape? WarnerMedia execs laid out plans for the service at CES 2020.

Short Cuts

How Do Viewers Choose Streaming TV Providers?

Streaming Media VP & Editor-in-Chief Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen and Philo CTO Ben Chambers discuss price and other points of differentiation that drive live linear OTT buying decisions in this clip from their fireside chat at OTT Leadership Summit at Streaming Media West 2019.

How Can Niche OTT Providers Build an Audience?

TV4 Entertainment CEO Jon Cody, Shout! Factory SVP Gene Pao, and Ovation SVP William Marks discuss strategies for niche services increasing their reach in this clip from their OTT Leadership Summit panel at Streaming Media West 2019.


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Industry News

Intinor joins SRT Alliance

Intinor, Sweden’s leading developer of products and solutions for high-quality video over internet, has joined the Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) Alliance.

Haivision Announces Play Pro, the Free SRT Player for Viewing Ultra Low Latency Video Streams

Haivision Play Pro enables broadcasters, streamers, and developers to monitor high performance SRT video streams on mobile devices anywhere over any network

Indianapolis-Based WISH-TV Selects FUEL from Bitcentral to Optimize Digital Content

Installation of FUEL kicks off three-year agreement for Circle City Broadcasting-owned stations

Brightcove Launches New Demand Generation Application, Brightcove Campaign

Brightcove Campaign offers engaging, video-driven marketing with insightful analytics to measure performance across industry benchmarks