February 28, 2019
UK TV Looks Inward for Brexit BritBox
ITV and BBC announce belated SVOD plans—with Channel 4 and Channel 5 to join down the road—but will UK viewers pay for a 'Made in Blighty' streamer?
SeaChange Acquires Xstream
The Copenhagen-based Xstream, which generated $6.6 million in SaaS revenues in 2018, sold to SeaChange in a cash and common stock deal valued at $5.5 million
Cord-Cutting Is Only a Factor in North America, Says Kagan Report
The number of broadband-only homes in the U.S. will continue to decline, but globally cable and IPTV are strong.
Streaming Forum: Sky Not Taking Competition Lying Down
Sky's Deepa Kutty talked about the competition from Netflix, YouTube, and Amazon as part of a deep dive into the importance of innovative approaches to advertising at Streaming Forum
Streaming Forum: DAZN's Fan-First Sports Service
Fans watched 265 million hours of live content on DAZN in 2018, and that's just the beginning, said CTO Florian Diederichsen in his Streaming Forum keynote.
How to Automate FFmpeg and Bento4 With Bash Scripts
With just a few beginner-level scripts, you can encode and package multiple filds to HLS and DASH output using open source tools.
ATEME TITAN Software Encoder Enables ATSC 3.0 Testing for Pearl TV and the Phoenix Model Market Project
Major Broadcaster Speeds Up Delivery of Flagship Content With Bitmovin
Simplestream delivers rich multiscreen experience upgrades for Law&Crime Network.