Netflix makes its encoding metric available as open source; AT&T and Chernin Group to launch SVOD bundle

More online video news from across the web:

> Netflix is making its Video Multimethod Assessment Fusion (VMAF) metric open-source. Streaming Media article

> BroadwayHD, an SVOD service that offers select Broadway plays to viewers, is now available on Roku and Apple TV. Post

> Julie Andrews and The Jim Henson Company are teaming for a Netflix original kids' series, Julie's Greenroom. E News article

> Online video is pushing broadband data caps upward, but perhaps not enough to take overage costs out of the streaming equation. CBS News article

> The Washington Post dispensed advice on integrating video into news stories in a way that gives them context. article

> AT&T and The Chernin Group are launching an SVOD bundle targeting younger viewers, on a platform developed by Ellation. Variety article

> Creatv, an investment and advisory company, is pulling together online video executives along with VC and social media veterans to help clients navigate a crowded OTT landscape. Los Angeles Times article

> NBCUniversal launched hayu, a reality-based SVOD service, on Australia's Foxtel pay-TV service. Home Media Magazine article

And finally … The horror: Netflix original series Fuller House was one of the most-watched TV series this winter, pacing close to viewership for The Walking Dead, says Symphony Advanced Media. Indiewire article

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