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November 16, 2020

Online Video News

Netflix Goes 'Direct' to Older Viewers in France

The new live linear channel being trialled in France could be rolled out internationally, including in the U.S.

Mediasite Events Announces New Complete Virtual Event Platform

Virtual experience includes customized website, streamed sessions, e-posters, an expo hall with sponsors, interactive activities, live chat and more

Featured Articles

The Algorithm Series: Live Event Scaling

There are four key delivery methods for live content, and understanding the math behind them can help decision makers determine which is the best for their applications.

5G's Future Is Broken. Here's Why We Need 6G

InterDigital, one of the chief architects of generational telecoms developments, says true immersive video experiences are a bust at 5G

Short Cuts

Is Now the Time to Launch a New Streaming Channel?

Cinedigm's Erick Opeka discusses the growth of live linear and the smart TV market and what these shifts for OTT providers considering introducing a channel to the market in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.

Server-Side vs. Client-Side for Streaming Ad Insertion

Katz Networks' Yazmin Wickham, Optus' Jeremy Brown, CBS Interactive's Jarred Willichinsky, and Comcast's Larry Allen make the case for server-side ad insertion in this clip from their panel at Streaming Media West Connect.

Industry News

LTN Global Delivers SportsGrid with Broadcast Quality Video Transport & Cloud-Based Production Solutions

LTNĀ® Global, an industry leader in transformative media technology and video transport network solutions, announced today a multi-year agreement with SportsGrid, Inc.

Nokia brings AI to network edge for superior 5G experience

AVA Quality of Experience (QoE) at the Edge enables artificial intelligence (AI) to be deployed closer to the customer, allowing real-time improvements in customer experience

Globo Selects Bitmovin to Set New Quality Standards in 4K Video

Bitmovin, a world leader in digital video technology, announces that Globo, the largest mass media group in Latin America, has selected Bitmovin Encoding ( to speed up the delivery of 4K video streams to its digital subscribers.