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Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Canal+ Group and Kudelski Group Shut Down Illegal On-Demand Content Distributor KBoxServ

Content piracy organization, with servers in multiple European countries, provided access to an on-demand content catalogue of more than 77,000 TV episodes and 7,000 movies

Netflix Goes 'Direct' to Older Viewers

The new live linear channel being trialled in France could be rolled out internationally, including in the U.S.

V-Nova Announces Completion of MPEG-5 LCEVC Standard

Independently validated to deliver higher quality at up to 40% lower bitrates, LCEVC enhances compression and computational efficiency of any codec on any device

Quickstream Unveils First Rapid-Deployment Live Video Exchange Cloud Service

Quickstream Cloud enables easy IP video channel exchange, with global connections, over any transport stream

Nordic TV Week Coming Up 26-30 October

Northern Waves TV organisers will present a week of presentations focusing on technology and UI/UX

Global Online Content Consumption Has Doubled in 2020, Says DoubleVerify

Connected TV and TikTok lead the way as consumers flock to online video for content and advertising

Western Europe Will Add 101 Million Subs by 2025

Netflix will lose market share despite adding 25 million subs in the next 6 years, says Digital TV Research.

Moving Picture, Audio, and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence: "A New Way to Make Money"

New standards body MPAI plans to develop new specifications for data coding, using AI to bridge the gap between technology and licensing.

IBC: 5G Live Broadcast Demo Shows Work Needs To Be Done

An ambitious demo for IBC's Showcase brought together multiple broadcasters and vendors to demonstrate 5G's potential for remote production, but showed that it's a long way from ready for primetime

Sky: "It's All Digital Now"

It's time to get beyond the notion that it's pay TV vs OTT, argued executives from Sky, ViacomCBS, YouTube, and Roku at a "virtual IBC" event hosted by Bitmovin

Join Us for Streaming Forum Connect

Tune in for a series of online panels and presentations to discuss sports streaming, live streaming, and the state of the OTT market on Wednesday, 16 September. Read on to find out how you can sign up to join us.

Synamedia Unveils Iris, New Addressable Advertising Solution

Iris creates addressable advertising opportunities for pay TV, OTT, and hybrid service providers to unlock new revenue streams

OTT TV & Video Revenues Reached $83 Billion in 2019

SVOD accounted for the lion's share of revenue—$12 billion or 58%

Haivision's Teltoo Acquisition Adds WebRTC and P2P to Its SRT Offerings

Spain-based Teltoo's real-time analytics and WebRTC-enabled P2P gives Haivision an end-to-end low latency ecosystem

Where Will Video Streaming Services Cost You the Most?

Data from VPNpro points to Switzerland, Denmark, and Sweden as the priciest for leading video services, which are considerably cheaper in South America, Africa, and India

International Coalition Brings Down Piracy Ring Boasting 40,000 Video Channels and VOD content, and 2 Million Subscribers

Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), the Spanish Football League (LaLiga), NAGRA and Nordic Content Protection thank the Spanish National Police, and law enforcement agencies throughout Europe, for crackdown on international illegal IPTV streaming network

Disney+ Is the #3 SVOD Service in the UK, According to Omdia Survey

Disney+'s catalog including Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars propelled the service to a 16.8% market share in its first month, just behind Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Global OTT Revenues to Hit $167 Billion in 2025

Disney+ has helped SVOD revenues continue to rise on a steady pace, while COVID-19 has temporarily stunted AVOD's growth

IBC Cancels Due to COVID-19

IBC CEO Michael Crimp cites "many unknowns" and concerns over exhibitor and attendee safety in decision to pull the plug on the event, scheduled for September 11-14 in Amsterdam