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August 12, 2020

Online Video News

Mux Gets $37 Million Series C Funding

With this round, led by Andreesen Horowitz, the company has raised $69 million

OTT TV & Video Revenues Reached $83 Billion in 2019

SVOD accounted for the lion's share of revenue—$12 billion or 58%

Pirate Subscription Services Now a Billion-Dollar U.S. Industry, Joint Digital Citizens Alliance-NAGRA Report Finds

New report called "Money for Nothing" exposes that an estimated 9 million fixed broadband subscribers in the U.S. use a pirated IPTV service, which can be found on more than 3,500 websites, social media pages, and online stores.

Featured Articles

Revry Takes the "Tribrid" Approach with its LGBTQ OTT Network

Revry is the first global LGBTQ video service, and it's growing like crazy. This year, it expanded with Brightcove's Beacon to offer a three-pronged approach to programming and monetization: live linear, SVOD, and AVOD.

The 2020 Streaming Media 50: The 50 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video

Who made our annual list of the most important, most innovative, and just plain most interesting companies in the online video space? Read on ...

Short Cuts

How to Find the Optimal Data Rate for Encoding

Jan Ozer explains how to use constant rate factor encoding and per-title encoding to find the optimal data rate for encoding different types of video files, ranging from talking heads to high-action movies.

Best Practices for Streaming Ingest and Distribution

videoRx CTO Robert Reinhardt walks viewers through the basics of streaming ingest and distribution in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

Blog

Tricky Tracking: Inside CTV’s Metric Room

Ad message delivery is a delicate art. It's not just about declaring brands' solutions that are designed to meet prospects' needs and wants. It's about resonating with the context of an ad slot, and staying on the same page with the audience.

Post-Pandemic Storytelling: The New Fault Tolerance

Using remote production, houses of worship, schools, concerts, and creative individuals can utilize their flexible, software-backed systems to keep their messages moving out to the world during the pandemic and beyond.

Industry News

Cinedigm Expands Distribution of Fast Growing The Bob Ross Channel on XUMO Streaming Television Service 

XUMO Now Offers Six Streaming Channels from Cinedigm’s Rapidly Expanding Portfolio of Premium Ad Supported Channels.

KDDI Selects VisualOn Media Player to Deliver High-Quality Streaming Video Services for its au Smart Pass Subscribers

Leading Japanese telecommunications provider KDDI further enhances its au Smart Pass app with video, featuring VisualOn’s cutting-edge MultiStream Sync on its Media Player

Ownzones Releases New Features in Connect

OWNZONES Entertainment Technologies, the leading cloud-based video supply chain company, has announced today the release of three new features in its OWNZONES Connect™ platform to support customers and optimise user experience.