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July 17, 2018
Swing and a miss. Air ball. Hit the post. A rookie move. Dropped the ball. Pick any of those well-known sports adages the define failure, and you’re dead on the money with a description of YouTube TV’s missed opportunity to shine during the World Cup.
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June 21, 2018
With the World Cup matches still in the Group stage, the likelihood that more streaming records will be set is quite high.
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June 21, 2018
With the World Cup matches still in the Group stage, the likelihood that more streaming records will be set is quite high.
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June 21, 2018
It’s the 89th minute, Ronaldo is stepping up for a penalty kick… and your live stream decides to buffer or go down entirely. Imagine the agony of your thousands of viewers. Imagine the scalding social media posts. Imagine the hit to your reputation. Even when the World Cup isn’t on the line, viewers will abandon your service if a video doesn’t play within two seconds. After five seconds of start time, drop-off rates climb exponentially.
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June 19, 2018
Two-thirds of consumers in a recent study say they have live streamed content and nearly half say they are live streaming more content today than they did a year ago. Notably, two thirds also said they intend to live stream the World Cup.
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June 18, 2018
Solid growth is being predicted for the online video platform market, with an expected CAGR exceeding 18% through 2022. Brands and enterprise segments – which represented 35% of the market in 2017 – will continue to be significant contributors to growth.
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June 15, 2018
The deals to bring more premium sports over the top is an indication of just how far we’ve come in the streaming world. Just a couple of years ago, sports rights were seen as the last bastion of pay-TV, the one set of content rights the industry would never give up.
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