May 31, 2018

Featured News

Canal+ Gives Subscribers the Option of Renting an Apple TV 4K

In an effort to appeal to younger customers, Canal+ subscribers can rent an Apple TV 4K for the same price as the company's standard decoder.

Simplestream Bundles NPAW Data Into its VOD-in-a-Box Product

Customers of Simplestream's white label product will get help analyzing, predicting, and improving viewer experiences thanks to NPAW analytics.

EU to Impose a 30% European Content Quota on OTT Services

Subscription services such as Netflix will need to invest directly in European productions or pay into a group fund that promotes local works.

Featured Articles

Hey, Streaming Industry: Fix This!

In which our resident crank opens his craw, unleashes the italics, and goes to town on problems with the cord-cutting experience, why industry pundits lie about latency, and what's wrong with advertising (hint: everything)

DIY: Icecast Internet Radio Server

In the latest installment of our do-it-yourself series, we'll look at how to set up an Icecast server on an AWS cloud instance.

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.

Industry News

Livestreaming for the EU GDPR to be launched May 25

Cyberscope TV is a livestreaming platform that enables users to get paid for professional video chat without leaving the app and share the stream in real time on Linkedin, FB and Twitter.

Anevia Supports Extension of HiNet’s OTT Streaming Platform Capacity

Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, has been selected by HiNet, the data communications business group of Chunghwa Telecoms, to further expand its extensive TV network.

Broadpeak 2018 ANGA COM Show Exhibitor Preview

At ANGA COM 2018, Broadpeak® will demonstrate its multicast ABR solutions and cloud PVR, which are transforming video distribution across both managed and unmanaged networks by providing superior quality of experience (QoE) and an efficient content delive

London Video-on-Demand Provider Alchemiya – Transforming the image of Islam

East London based Video on Demand (VOD) service, Alchemiya, launches campaign on ‘LaunchGood’ to offer 500 new titles of video content.

ATEME Enables Swisscom’s Innovative Video Headend to Go Virtual at Lower Costs

ATEME announces today that Swisscom, Switzerland’s leading telecoms company has selected ATEME’s TITAN virtual encoding solution.

SMPTE® Partners With IRT to Conduct IMF Interoperability

SMPTE®, the organisation whose standards work has supported a century of advances in entertainment technology and whose membership spans the globe, is collaborating with the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) to conduct a face-to-face Interoperable Master