Upcoming Industry Conferences
Streaming Media West [19-20 November 2019]
Live Streaming Summit [19 November 2019]
Past Conferences
Streaming Media East 2019 [7-8 May 2019]
Live Streaming Summit [7-8 May 2019]
Content Delivery Summit [6 May 2019]
Streaming Forum [26 February 2019]

StreamingMedia Industry Whitepapers
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Sponsored By: Broadfield Distributing

The next stage of evolution in streaming for worship has arrived.

There are dozens of platforms offering live streaming for affordable rates, and churches can stream directly to their core audience in tailored, personalized ways that weren’t possible a decade or two ago. One thing that hasn’t changed throughout all of this progress is the need for high-quality, professional gear to capture and transmit the message.

In this guide, we emphasize gear that will work best for houses of worship in today’s high-tech streaming landscape.


Sponsored By: Axinom!

Introduction
Over-the-top (OTT) services have drastically transformed the video and entertainment landscape with premium content and new technologies. However, in the current media consumption era, the viewers are undoubtedly the king, and their expectations of content and experience decide the fate of a service. The race to please the viewer is quite evident by the fierce battle of OTT players for high-quality content, immersive experiences, and ultimately, the viewer loyalty. The motivation is the boom of the OTT industry and a very fruitful projected user base of over 700 million by 2023.

In this diverse global market, where choices in content and experience differ with regions and languages, no standard out-of-the-box solution can fulfill the need for a video service aiming to go international. Hence, in the end, it’s not just the content that makes the service successful; it’s also the reliable backend that can provide a seamless experience over multiple screens.

The question that arises is: How to thrive in the OTT world?
This paper investigates the needs and various nuances of an OTT platform that aims to go global with its content and generate revenue. So, keep reading to find out how different stages of media workflow needs to be optimized and managed to serve a massive global audience.


Sponsored By: AWS Elemental

Learn how Quality-Defined Variable Bitrate (QVBR) encoding leads to significant improvements in video quality your viewers value, saves storage and bandwidth costs your budget appreciates, and makes maintaining consistent video quality easy and cost-efficient.


Sponsored By: Neustar

Did you know password sharing is costing OTT and streaming media providers big money? At least $2.3 billion a year for Netflix, according to a recent study by Cordcutting.com, and an estimated $1.5 billion in 2018 for Hulu, according to a CNBC report.

Can you tell which of your subscribers are sharing their passwords? And, once you identify who they are, do have a process in place to prevent further password sharing that both enhances the subscriber experience and helps drive revenue retention?

Download this whitepaper to lean:

  • How to identify subscribers who are likely sharing their passwords
  • 5 recommended best practices for using IP decisioning data and analytics to address password sharing
  • How to mitigate password sharing in a way that balances both content licensing mandates and the customer experience


 
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