Archive for the ‘OTT’ Category

Over the Top TV from Traditional Broadcasters: Many choices, Price Pressure Downward, but Confusion

March 6, 2015 9:21 pm

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Want to watch HBO on your tablet? There’s an app for that. Want to watch CBS too? Get another app. NBC? You betcha they have an app for...

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How Digital Video Can Achieve The TV Standard: Verification AND Viewability

February 26, 2015 11:54 am

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How Digital Video Can Achieve The TV Standard: Verification AND Viewability by Alvin Bowles The lines between what we watch on TV, desktop and mobile devices continue to...

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Target’s internet video service you didn’t use is shutting down

February 12, 2015 12:21 pm

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  Following in the tracks of other retailers like Walmart (Vudu) and Best Buy (CinemaNow), Target launched its own video on-demand service in late 2013, but now it’s...

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Imagine Communications, Sony to Tackle 4K Transport

February 4, 2015 6:07 pm

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DALLAS — Imagine Communications announced a huge initiative underway with Sony (their Wonder Technology Lab!) to enable ultra high-definition/4K, and transitions from legacy SDI to IP-based network infrastructures....

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Why has Netflix’s Transition to 4k HEVC been so challenging so far

February 3, 2015 10:39 pm

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Netflix’s chief product officer, Neil Hunt, talks about Netflix’s switch to HEVC, or Ultra high definition, or 4K content, refers to the size of images in pixels in...

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Amazon, YouTube, Netflix rank 1, 2, 3 in brand perception in US

January 18, 2015 10:52 pm

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Streaming media companies Netflix and YouTube claimed two of the top three spots in this year’s YouGov Brand Index, with Amazon – which is a streaming service in...

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Dish’s Sling TV service: It has ESPN, and that may be what it takes to win.

January 7, 2015 11:12 pm

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If you’ve been looking to get rid of your cable and replace the video with a streaming option, Dish’s announcement of a $20/month service that brings you TV channels over the internet may be the most exciting news of CES.

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Streaming Video Services are Taking On Cable

December 7, 2014 11:44 pm

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  The numbers are in from Nielsen’s third-quarter 2014 Total Audience Report and it appears that video audiences are increasingly opting for streaming services over traditional TV. According...

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Amazon’s shipping new Fire TV Stick, but new orders won’t arrive until 2015

November 25, 2014 12:28 pm

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Just starting your holiday shopping? If so, you might want to check out Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, which the e-tailer is calling its fastest-selling Amazon device ever. You...

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Will Cloud-Based Streaming Services be the Real Replacement to Your Cable Box?

November 25, 2014 7:00 am

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With Sony announcing details of its new cloud-based streaming service, PlayStation Vue, last week – designed to offer an internet-only TV package as a replacement for cable or...

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Study says OTT is both friend, and potential problem, for pay-TV

November 15, 2014 8:45 am

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For years, a common breakout session at industry conferences carried a title something like this: “OTT: Friend of Foe?”   Consumers who use best streaming video service are...

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Major content networks launch Streaming Video Alliance without Netflix or YouTube

November 15, 2014 8:28 am

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  Float around the internet long enough, and you’ll find a video stream that just doesn’t wanna work. Maybe you’re lacking some plug-in, or something’s up with your...

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NYC Television Week: 3 Key Takeaways

November 14, 2014 2:40 pm

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As New York Television Week comes to an end, let’s look at the three key takeaways from this year’s conference. The event brought together a diverse group of...

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Disney says ‘No’ to OTT

November 13, 2014 10:48 am

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ESPN and Disney a la carte or OTT? Not happening, said Disney CEO Bob Iger during the company’s Q3 earnings call Thursday. At least, not right now. “We...

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Sea change in television as viewers flock to digital

November 13, 2014 8:15 am

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Cable and broadcast networks are feeling the effects of their viewers’ growing digital migratory patterns and taking steps to plan for the future. Variety reported that most of...

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NYC Television Week, discussion on OTT heats up

November 13, 2014 4:58 am

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Live from the floor of New York Television Week, the show is already abuzz with discussion on how to streamline authentication, as well as the future of over-the-top...

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Industry evolving from a broadcast world to transactional one

November 13, 2014 4:23 am

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There is a proliferation of services being birthed in the in the digital video industry and the question in most minds is: Where are we heading? It’s a...

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DISH CEO on OTT: The world is changing and some people are going to change with it

November 6, 2014 8:56 am

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Dish Network Founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen isn’t one to pull punches, and his comments to analysts and media at Dish’s Q3 earning call were, as usual, frank....

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Showtime plans to follow HBO with cable-free streaming in 2015

November 5, 2014 8:09 pm

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Let’s say that your premium cable-drama tastes range more toward Homeland or Masters of Sex than they do Game of Thrones or Girls. Good news, then! If you’re...

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For LatAm operators, OTT is an opportunity… and a threat

November 3, 2014 7:52 pm

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Latin American pay-TV operators have a window of opportunity to offer video-on-demand or subscription video-on-demand services to compete with – or be complementary to – Netflix in their...

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Verizon: New OTT plays by HBO, CBS ‘opens up a lot of doors’

October 21, 2014 10:11 am

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While Verizon today reported Q3 earnings and revenues close to analysts’ forecasts (see below) much of the earnings call was spent talking about its plans for wireless LTE...

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Mobile Said To Take Budget From Print, TV

October 20, 2014 8:50 am

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Marketers plan to increase mobile ad spending this year at the expense of print, television and digital display media, according to new findings by research firm Advertiser Perceptions....

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CBS, HBO Content Migration Shots Across Cable’s Bow

October 17, 2014 7:35 am

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Fence-sitting cord-cutters might finally rid themselves of one hyphenate, say analysts. Television is being redefined, two influential analysts say. Via:: http://feeds.mediapost.com/~r/video-daily/~3/BBX7wp-yZFE/ Related video hosting services & informaion: AT&T,...

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With Iffy TV Ad Market, Digital Video Tries To Entice Traditional TV Marketers

October 10, 2014 12:35 pm

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The TV advertising market may have been wavering a bit in recent months. Some warning signs exist, especially when it comes to falling viewership — not just among...

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Pay TV is getting worried about cord cutters

October 10, 2014 9:06 am

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Ask (almost) any service provider what worries them most about the pay-TV industry and cord shaving likely will be in their Top 5. With good reason. The Wall...

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Best TV shows online: Top 7 Online Shows

September 1, 2014 9:18 am

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Streaming video has quickly become a natural setting for scripted drama and comedy. With Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and more, you can watch at …

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All-In-One Live RTMP Video Streaming Hosting Plans

September 8, 2013 12:00 pm

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StreamingVideoProvider has just released the EzeCaster Pro HD All-in-One Video Encoder box.

It comes packed with features such as Multi Bitrate, Full 1080p HD Streaming to iOS, Android and Flash; Fully controllable from your Panel; Remote Start/Stop Broadcasting & Recording + many, many more features.

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