October 20, 2016
Netflix, Amazon Double TV Programming, Outspend Most Countries
The largest online networks are moving away from licensed Hollywood movies and toward premium original series, rapidly changing the TV industry.
YouTube Creating App for Slow-Connection Video Viewing in India
Called YouTube Go, the app should roll out in early 2017, letting people choose the resolution they want for each video, then share videos without using data.
IBC Wrap: IP Lifts Media Into a Phase of Experimentation
IP and IT are transforming the broadcast industry, causing seismic shifts in both technological and business strategies, say execs from EBU, ITV, IABM, and Ericsson in this look at the most important trends coming out of IBC 2016
IBC '16: Google Says Nobody Owes Publishers a Living
Google blames some publishers' ineffective digital strategies for "waterfalls of intrusive ads" but says technology offers opportunities to innovate out of the impasse
IBC '16: Netflix Re-Engineers as a Premium Play to Drive Growth
The SVOD service is overhauling its program library to move from a longtail warehouse to a premium platform
Unified Remix Combats Ad Blockers
Unified Remix is a software engine that creates a single stream from a playlist created by a call to an ad network, a rule set, or by CMS generation, preventing ad blockers from identifying ad server URLs
Nevion adds UHD/4K support to Sublime X2 hybrid compact routers Router a key part of the transition to IP in facilities
Nevion announces UHD/4K capabilities in the Sublime X2 family.
Ericsson signs raft of content deals for Nuvu
Ericsson acquires more than 2,500 hours of content from leading international distributors including Viacom (MTV, BET, Nickelodeon), MGM, CBS, Al Jazeera, DHX Media and Mattel
ADB Releases Independent iTV Research Findings as ‘2016 In-Room Entertainment Preferences Study’
Best-in-Class Research reveals which Interactive Television features are important to guests and hoteliers
Global Video Communication Platform as a Service (PaaS) Market Revenues Slated to Reach US$ 97.67 Mn by 2016 End; North America Continues to Dominate Market
Global video communication Platform as a Service market to surpass US$ 95 Mn by 2016 end. N America dominates video communication Platform as a Service market.