February 01, 2018
Sky Moves to All-Streaming Era
Pay TV operator, soon likely to be owned by Disney, details plans to ditch the dish and continues drive to go beyond its traditional long-term subscription with streaming services.
Subscription Entertainment Plans to Double by 2020, Says Deloitte
Advertisers, beware: Consumers are increasingly willing to pay for streaming video and music services in order to avoid ads.
OTT Revenues to Nearly Double in 5 Years, Finds Juniper Research
The subscription services are fueling their rise with lavish original content budgets, outspending traditional broadcasters.
Streaming Forum Preview: Broadcaster Streaming Strategies
Hear speakers from Sky, BT, and CenturyLink discuss their organisations' approaches to OTT technologies, including virtualisation, containerisation, micro services, and encoding, as well as their overarching strategies for reaching multiple devices and audiences.
The Challenges of Live Streaming 360° Video
Live 360° video offers an immersive experience like no other, and presents a way for publishers to stand out in the crowd. But it presents unique—thought not insurmountable—technical and creative challenges.
Commentary: It's Not AV1 vs. HEVC
With Apple joining the Alliance for Open Media, there's been a lot of talk about AV1 vs. HEVC. But we no longer live in an either/or world, and can now give viewers what they want with minimal cost and effort compared to years gone by.
Encoder Farm Undercuts Competition for Video Encoding Costs by 90%
New Dash.Js V2.6.5 Released
Epic Labs, proud member of the DASH Industry Forum and Digital Production Partnership, announces that version 2.6.5 of the dash.js player has been released.
Interra Systems Announces Interoperability With AWS Elemental to Streamline High-Quality Video Delivery via the Cloud
Pairing Interra Systems' QC and Monitoring Systems and AWS Media Services Results in a Scalable and Cost-Effective Video Distribution Approach
Globecast increases live streaming successes with project wins across multiple sports
Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, is hailing the last year as one of streaming successes after it completed a range of projects.