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For many consumers, the mobile phone has gone from last resort to first choice for viewing streaming video, and with the rollout of 5G networks, cellular video delivery is growing. Explore the latest news, trends, and analysis on mobile video here.

Q&A: Zoom CTO Brendan Ittelson

Zoom has become the go-to communications tool for everything from business meetings and conferences to online learning and virtual happy hours. We talk to CTO Brendan Ittelson about the company's remarkable growth and its plans for the future.

The Streaming Media Europe 101

Our annual list of the most innovative, influential, and interesting companies in the European online video market.

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

Vote Now in the 2020 Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards

Cast your vote until 13 August in the only awards programme in our industry where the winners are chosen by the people who actually use their products and services.

Why Broadcasters Should be Utilising Second-Screen Culture

Almost half of your audience is using a second screen while watching your shows. If you're not using Facebook Live or another second-screen experience, you're missing out on crucial fan engagement

The 2019 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Award Winners

Who took home the prizes in the only awards program where the winners are chosen by the people who use the products and services every day? Read on!

The 2019 Streaming Media Europe 101

Our annual list of the most important, most innovative, and most interesting companies in the online video space

The Shortlist: 2019 European Readers' Choice Finalists

The votes are in, and we'll announce the winners in November. In the meantime, here's the list of the top three vote-getters in each of our 17 categories.

IBC 2019: Codecs Top the Agenda

Also trending: 8K TV, data-driven personalised content, and automated production solutions

Readers' Choice Voting Deadline Extended Until August 23

It's time to cast your vote in the 10th-annual Readers' Choice Awards, the only awards program in the industry where the winners are picked by the people who actually use their products and services

The State of Mobile Video 2019

Mobile viewing is already on the rise even before mobile operators prepare for 5G to skyrocket data demand. But monetisation remains up in the air.

Vote Now in the 2018 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

It's time for you to cast your vote in one or all of our 17 categories in the only industry awards program in which the winners are decided by the people who use their products and services.

Children’s OTT: Standing Out in a Congested Market

OTT services targeting kids need to keep four things in mind: content, convenience, user experience, and safety.

HQ Trivia and the Race to Ultra-Low Latency Live Streaming

Live video is getting interactive requiring bidirectional communication with low latency. Companies like Ex Machina, Haivision, nanocosmos, and Wowza—as well as the SRT Alliance—are working on solutions.

The State of Mobile Video 2018

Vodafone and Liberty play chess over a megamerger, 5G hunts for business, and AR makes ground over VR. Small devices will make big moves in the year ahead.

State of the Industry Report: Content Delivery Puts Development in the Fast Lane

New report from TV Connect, issued as part of Media + Networks Digital Week, outlines the importance of original content and cloud-based distribution to keep up with viewer demand for multiscreen video. Findings will be shared at a webinar today at 3 p.m. GMT.

MWC 2018: With 5G, World Is 'On the Cusp of Hyper Connectivity'

After years of demos and trials, 2018 is the year when 5G finally becomes commercialized. Look for a dramatic impact on the internet of things—but only if security problems are conquered.

IMF: One Format to Rule Them All or Just One More Format?

The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) offers the appeal of a universal distribution format for all video, but it's not quite there yet. Here's where development stands today.

New Video Meetup Features Streaming Media Editors

The SMAdvancedForum video meetup looks to resurrect the spirit and substance of the Streaming Media Advanced Forum email list of yore, and launches this Thursday.

Facebook Primes Watch for Video Explosion in IBC Keynote

The social network pitches its new video service as the community-based OTT platform broadcasters have been waiting for.