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September 02, 2020

Online Video News

Consumers Go to Streaming Before Pay TV: Hub Research

Netflix and other OTT services are now the first stop when consumers are looking for something to watch

Bingie Spotlights Word-of-Mouth Streaming Recommendations

The app, which launches on iOS today, aims to improve search and discovery by putting focus on friends, family, and other trusted sources

Take the State of the Streaming Fall 2020 Survey

How has the streaming industry changed in the last 6 months, and what's in store for the future? Take our Fall 2020 State of the Streaming Industry survey and get a copy of the exclusive report before anyone else.

Featured Articles

The Algorithm Series: Video Player Performance

Multiple algorithms for encoding, transfer, and playback intersect in the end user's player. So how can you make the numbers work in your favor?

Short Cuts

Biggest Challenges Facing OTT Providers

Verizon's Darren Lepke, fuboTV's Geir Magnusson, and Reality Software's Nadine Krefetz discuss the present and future of OTT in this clip from Streaming Media East Connect 2020.

How CDNs and Content Providers Flatten Network Peaks

Akamai's Peter Chave discusses how CDNs and major content providers like Netflix "flatten the peaks," adjusting bitrates and deploying other strategies to manage network congestion during traffic spikes.

Blog

The ABCs of the "New Normal" for Streaming Services

Streaming usage is way up, and it's not going back down anytime soon. By focusing on analytics, bandwidth, and compression, OTT services can deliver high-quality experiences at scale.

Industry News

ZUMSTREAM DVEO Division Emerges from Stealth Mode with Cloud Services

Wurl Network Has Launched 42 Channels on Plex

Wurl, the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), announced today that Plex, the popular streaming media platform for all your favorite media, recently launched 42 channels on the Wurl Network.

NDI Showcases the Power of Moving Video – and Moving the World – With Newly Launched NDI TV

NDI®, the free protocol enabling video over IP and a part of the Vizrt Group, is launching its own unique, digital-first communication platform under the banner of NDI TV (www.ndi.tv). The new programming schedule on NDI.tv highlights relevant and tangibl

Cobalt Releases "Ultra-Low Latency Mode" for Encoder

Development designed to dramatically improve live production