January 24, 2019
SpotX Parent Company RTL Group Acquires Yospace for $33M
Creating a well-rounded ad tech portfolio, RTL Group adds Yospace's server-side dynamic ad insertion technology to its assets.
Worldwide Pay TV Subscribers in Decline for First Time Ever
According to Informitv, the number of cable and satellite subscribers fell, but is this a sign of things to come or just a weak quarter?
Movie Tickets Sales Are Declining, But Don't Blame SVOD Services
Think SVODs are the reason people don't go to the movies as often anymore? Think again: High prices are the true culprit.
DAZN CTO: OTT Will Replace Broadcast TV
In this Streaming Forum keynote preview, DAZN Group CTO Florian Diederichsen talks about the future of OTT and the sport SVOD service's rapid growth: "Our vision is to do for sport what Spotify has done for music and Netflix has done for TV."
What Does the Future Hold for TV Authentication?
TV today is fragmented, with most consumers subscribing to several different services, each with a different password. Biometrics and a log-in-once approach could change that.
Deutsche Telekom Presents World-First 6K VR Live Stream
A behind-the-scenes look at the demonstration in Bonn of another attempt to get VR off the ground at higher resolution and lower bitrates
Streamroot joins the Streaming Video Alliance to help shape the future of online video
As a principal member, Streamroot joins industry leaders in developing best practices, guidelines and technical specifications that address critical challenges in online video.
NHK WORLD-JAPAN, Japan’s Global 24-Hour, English-Language Television Channel, Joins ROKU, America’s Most Popular Streaming TV Platform
NHK WORLD-JAPAN Now Distributing Japanese Lifestyle and News Programming in English to U.S. Markets via Roku