Industry Posts

August 16, 2018
Italian football club Juventus has shelved its traditional official TV channel in favor of a mobile OTT streaming platform, the better to leverage its recent signing of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Content Distribution, live sports online
August 16, 2018
Hopefully, you have heard and read about GDPR in recent months. If not, it’s clear that you’ve been living under a rock. For those informed, you are aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on May 25th, 2018 to unify how data is processed, used, stored and exchanged for EU citizens and residents.
GDPR, Artificial Intelligence
August 14, 2018
The State of the Media Industry 2018 report confirmed: data is the key driver of businesses in media organizations and data-driven video is the way to go. From consumer engagement and privacy to technological advances, content strategies and monetization, data in its various forms is everywhere and companies are challenged with harnessing and analyzing it smartly for greater returns.
Content Distribution, data, AI, VR, AR, VR360, Social, mobile
August 02, 2018
Like in many areas, AI is disrupting the media industry, as large amounts of data become available from the hours we spend watching videos. For media executives, it's almost a given: AI can help automate workflows for greater productivity and provides insights to make smarter decisions.
Content Production, Artificial Intelligence, Content Production, Live
July 30, 2018
Subscription video on demand (SVOD) is growing on a global scale, nowhere more so than in APAC where users are expected to more than double by 2023 to more than 351 million.
Content Distribution, APAC
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.
Live, YouTube TV, world cup, live sports online
July 11, 2018
Will Virtual Reality meet the same fate as that other highly touted video technology, 3-D? A new report says consumer interest in VR is waning, at least according to sales-rank data from Amazon.
Content Distribution, VR 360
June 26, 2018
Content Distribution, emea, ott
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.
Live, world cup, live streaming, live sports online
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.
Live, live streaming, live sports
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.
Live, enterprise video, live streaming sports, SVOD
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.
Live, world cup, us open golf, live sports online