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November 23, 2020

Online Video News

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Limelight Brings Even Lower Latency to Realtime Streaming

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models

Canada Moves to Regulate OTT, Charge Netflix and Other OTT Services Millions

Canada could follow European countries in requiring global OTT services to help fund local content

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.

Riding the 5G Wave

Carriers are moving to standalone networks to fulfill 5G's true potential, but it remains a work in progress

Short Cuts

One-to-Many Broadcasts with WebRTC

VideoRx CTO Robert Reinhardt discusses WebRTC's emergence as a low-latency option for one-to-many streaming, and the challenges of scaling it in this clip from his presentation at Streaming Media West Connect.

Stopping Piracy in Sports Streaming

Intertrust's Ali Hodjat discusses strategies and technologies for identifying and shutting down sports streaming piracy sites in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.


The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Winners

26 categories. 220 nominations. More than 25,000 votes. Who took home the big prizes in this year's Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards? Read on.

Industry News

Telstra Launches the Telstra Octagon Platform to Speed up Trading Across Eight Global Exchanges

Telstra Octagon leverages the company’s low latency subsea network, direct exchange connections to support hyper-competitive global asset, currency, commodities and futures trading activities

Float Left Launches New Children’s Brand Founded by Former Head of Walt Disney TV on Roku

Float Left launched, a new children’s brand founded by the former head of Walt Disney TV, globally on Roku earlier this year. The Beani app is a free, ad-supported (AVOD) channel built with Flicast, Float Left's flagship OTT solution. The app is