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November 18, 2020

Online Video News

Connected TV & OTT Ad Spending Is Up 70% in 2020, Says Pixalate

Programmatic OTT/CTV advertising marketplace continues rapid growth in 2020 despite ad fraud rates hovering around 20%; Apple TV gains significant market share, but Roku remains the top OTT/CTV device

NASA Seeks New Partners to Help Put All Eyes on Artemis Moon Missions

NASA is seeking partners to help the agency tell the story of lunar exploration in new ways that engage, excite, and inspire a worldwide audience.

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.

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

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.

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.

Industry News

Vevo expands global reach through partnership with NetRange that further accelerates the app driven renaissance of Music on the TV

The NetRange/Vevo collaboration widens music fans’ access to Vevo’s music video service in nearly a dozen countries with Smart TVs powered by the NetRange Smart TV App Store

Streaming Learning Center Announces New Course: Getting Up and Running With Wowza Streaming Engine 4.8

This first-of-its-kind online course teaches those new to Wowza Streaming Engine how to install, configure, and deliver live and VOD DASH and HLS adaptive bitrate streams in under a day. Includes over 40 lessons and quizzes and three hours of video instru

Net Insight selected to deliver a major network expansion for The Switch

Net Insight’s next-generation Nimbra platform has been selected by The Switch, a leading provider of production services and global delivery of live video, for a significant expansion of its US network. The deal will create a new 100Gbit fiber network, br

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

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