Industry Posts

September 10, 2018
Content Distribution, SVOD, Western Europe
September 06, 2018
Live sports continue to hold a hallowed place in the television industry - and with viewers - and leagues are embracing streaming as a key lure to re-bond with Millennials and Gen Edge.
Content Distribution, NFL, super bowl, CBS, live sports
August 31, 2018
The biggest players in the rapidly maturing OTT industry are looking to create new services to generate additional revenue streams.
Content Distribution, Amazon Prime, ott, AVOD, SVOD
September 05, 2018
In North American and APAC markets, a whopping 86% of operators offer video services, followed by the Middle East and Africa at 71%, according to a new study.
Content Distribution, Mobile Video, APAC, emea, North America
August 27, 2018
More research that shows the continuing adoption of SVOD services in the United States: 69% of all U.S. households now are subscribing to at least one over-the-top video service, up from just 52% in 2015. And, the survey counts just Netflix, Amazon Prime or Hulu, just more than 1% of the roughly 220 SVOD services available to U.S. consumers.
Content Distribution, pay tv, SVOD
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 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
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.
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, VR360, mobile
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, 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