June 27, 2019
Most Pay TV Operators Will Gain Subscribers and Revenue: Forecast
A report created by Digital TV Research finds that, for 505 operators in 135 countries, three-quarters will increase their subscribers between 2018 and 2024.
Amazon Rebrands Freedive as IMDb TV, Plans European Rollout
The ad-supported service will still be free, and new deals with Warner, Sony, and MGM are helping bolster its catalog with more recent blockbusters and catalog titles
Vimeo Announces Support for AV1 Codec, Starts With Staff Picks
Vimeo announced that it now supports the AV1 codec, which it believes will let it deliver videos with a low bitrate and high visual quality.
VVC and AV1 Show Efficiency Gains; MPEG Announces Third Next-Gen Codec
BBC R&D finds that AV1 produces better low-bitrate quality than HEVC, but the codec picture will get even muddier in 2020 as MPEG fast tracks VVC, MPEG-5 EVC, and LCEVC
Mainstreaming Targets New Lows in Encoding and Latency
Fresh funding expected to take MainStreaming's video delivery network into new territories
Encoding & Transcoding 2019: ATEME
Continuing our look at the major players in the encoding and transcoding space, we look at what ATEME has been up to.
Live Nation Unveils Augmented Reality Products Elevating The Fan Experience
Hyundai to promote its all-new 2020 Sonata at Music Midtown festival with Live Nation's AR experiences
G-Core Labs launched in Paris the new point of presence of its international network infrastructure
Blackbird in multi-year deal to drive major video productivity efficiencies at A+E Networks in US
Astro Partners With Broadpeak to Strengthen OTT Delivery
Broadpeak's nanoCDN Multicast ABR Solution Enables Video Streams to be Delivered Over Satellite, Guaranteeing Exceptional Quality on Connected Devices