June 16, 2016

Featured News

Chromecast Now Shipping More Units Than Apple TV, Finds IHS

Netflix is now available on 32 percent of all connected devices in the U.S., making it the de facto rival to any other video service in the country.

90% Skip Pre-Rolls, Finds Mirriad Ad Blocking and Skipping Survey

The vast majority of young adults skip online video and TV ads at least some of the time, making them hard for marketers to reach.

Netflix and Amazon Prime Face European Commission Content Quota

Under new rules from the European Commission, the SVOD services must ensure that at least 20 percent of their catalogs are of European origin.

Featured Articles

Ad Personalisation is a Relationship, Not a One-Night Stand

As live streaming grows, providers and advertisers need to work together to offer viewers experiences that gain their trust and offer them a long-term, personal experience

Euro 2016, Then Olympics, Set to Break Live Streaming Records

Official streams may reach peaks of 15-18 terabits per second for the Rio Olympics, but the IOC is banning social streaming from the games, without saying how it plans to police or punish fans who use Periscope, Facebook Live to share the games

Service Velocity Taking Hold in the Online Video Space

We've moved from dedicated hardware to virtualized appliances, but a new approach to service velocity promises even faster ways to spin up new OTT services and bring them to market

Industry News

Groovy Gecko Streamed EU referendum event live on Facebook

Groovy Gecko, leading webcast provider, provided the live stream into Facebook of the EU referendum event. The event, which took place on 10th June was provided by BuzzFeed UK and Facebook.

BuzzMyVideos Partners With YouNow

The Creator-First Global Media Company Brings Live-streaming Monetisation Programme Direct To Its Vloggers Through YouNow Platform Partnership

Piksel Partners With Dr. Oz to Launch JungoTV: New International Content OTT Service

Piksel announces the launch of a new international content OTT service with JungoTV.

Paywizard enhances 'Bill' moment to help pay-TV operators drive subscriber ARPU and reduce churn

Enhanced functionality within Paywizard Agile offers greater visibility into subscriber billing processes to proactively manage the risk of churn

vMix Now Allows Broadcast Quality Live Video Production Direct To Facebook Live Streaming

vMix 17 now offers direct streaming integration for Facebook Live. Users can now stream their professional video productions to Facebook pages, groups, events and timelines through vMix.

bigCDN.com Announces Reseller Program