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January 18, 2021

Online Video News

CES 2021: The Dial's Not Moving on 5G

Mobile edge compute and in-person experiences provide the strongest use cases for 5G, but the pandemic has stalled progress. Wi-Fi 6, on the other hand, will have a real impact in the short term.

CES Talks Seismic Impact of Streaming

Netflix's "Ozark" led the SVOD original content pack in 2020 with 30 billion minutes viewed, in a year when the average U.S. household subscribed to four streaming services. 2021 looks even bigger.

Sony Is All Ears at Virtual CES

Sony showcased its 360 virtual mixing environment and 360 Reality Audio Services at its CES 2021 showcase

Short Cuts

How to Improve OTT Ad Revenue

Verizon's Darren Lepke discusses traditional and emerging OTT ad operations strategies in this clip from Streaming Media West Connect.

How to Ease Consumer Confusion in OTT

Axios' Sara Fischer, Fandango's Mark Young, and Roku's Mike Gamboa discuss how innovations in OTT services and aggregation can make content more discoverable and subscription management more transparent to viewers.


What Will CTV Look Like in 2021? Hint: It Might Be Different from 2020

While obstacles remain, connected TV advertising should see a rebound this year.

Industry News

Datazoom Announces 3rd CDN Integration, Releases Collector for Amazon CloudFront

New Collector Integration Facilitates The Real-time Analysis of Amazon CloudFront Performance Alongside Other CDN Logs and Video Playback Datasets for Content Owners

Firstlight Media-NPAW Partnership to Tackle CDN Switching for OTTs

YOUBORA enables visibility into, execution on CDN options to deliver premium quality data analysis for top Streaming VOD and live providers.

TAG Video Systems Adds Dolby Atmos® Support to Monitoring and Multiviewer Solution

TAG Video Systems Adds Dolby Atmos® Support to Monitoring and Multiviewer Solution

IBC2021 Technical Papers Submission is Now Open

IBC announces that the call for Technical Papers is open for the IBC2021 Conference.

24i Partners with Float Left to Deliver Leading OTT Solutions for Roku

Float Left and streaming video experience specialists 24i announce that 24i will now leverage the power of Float Left OTT technology to offer advanced applications on Roku, one of the leading connected TV devices.

Haivision Continues to Foster IP Video Transformation and SRT Adoption with Latest Release of Award-Winning Play Pro App

Haivision’s Free SRT Player for Remote and At-Home Workflows Now Available for Android and iOS Users