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The Swedish group is also targeting emerging markets in APAC and MEA with its VoddlerNet peer-assisted delivery platform
Just as Netflix's domestic growth is tapering, its international investment is paying off. Netflix will have more international than domestic subs by 2018.
At least that's what both TV and OTT video service providers believe, according to a study from SNL Kagan and Irdeto

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Electrifying OTT Services With the Cloud: Going Beyond the Box Though fraught with challenges, the move to the cloud for DVR, UI-UX, and ad insertion is helping service providers and operators maximize revenue and deliver a better experience to their subscribers. Thu, August 25, by Adrian Pennington
Streaming and Politics: Can Video Escape the Online Echo Chamber? The promise of the internet was free and open discussions, but increasingly it feels like the powerful are the only ones doing the talking. Can viewers break down those narratives and create their own? Wed, August 24, by Dom Robinson
Online Video Piracy: Serious Threat or Seriously Overblown? Video piracy is widespread, but there's no consensus on how big the problem is or the best response to it. Are the biggest media companies in Hollywood throwing their money away trying to fight it? Wed, August 24, by Troy Dreier
Review: Capella Systems Cambria FTC Offers Per-Title Encoding The benefits of per-title optimization aren't just for the major players, anymore. Streaming Media reviews the first solution for smaller content owners and finds the results promising. Wed, August 24, by Jan Ozer
Making the Case for Government-Mandated Online Video Standards Will there ever be one ring to rule them all? it's time for the online video industry to take a page from TV and create interoperable standards. Tue, August 23, by Jason Thibeault
The Decline of the Standards-Based Codec—and Good Riddance Online is different from broadcast and doesn't need formal standards. HEVC isn't considered by many online video streamers, as the future belongs to VP9 and AV1. Tue, August 23, by Jan Ozer
Infographic: Next-Gen Video Formats OTT decision-makers are bullish on HDR, HFR, VR, and 4K, according to results of a survey by Streaming Media and Unisphere Research Tue, August 23, by Tim Siglin
VP9 Finally Comes of Age, But Is it Right for Everyone? Publishers and encoding companies alike are beginning to embrace VP9, Google's open source codec. Here's how it stacks up on quality and data rates. Tue, August 23, by Jan Ozer
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