Topic: online video streaming
Consumers’ appetite for streaming video seems to be growing at an exponential rate, according to Conviva’s latest State of Streaming report.
FreeWheel, Comcast’s video advertising business, reportedly has accused Google of using unfair practices to control video ad sales on YouTube.
Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley has looked out upon the incoming streaming wars, and has seen a landscape where media conglomerates will struggle to strive.
Amid pressure from federal regulators and consumers, YouTube might be planning to do away with advertising that targets children.
With an influx of new streaming services from Disney, WarnerMedia and others, streaming video viewing time will likely only go up from here. But, new Conviva data shows it’s already rising.
Both Netflix and Facebook are still chasing YouTube in the international online video service popularity contest. But, Netflix is continuing to set itself apart as the runner-up.
The ability to personalize viewing experiences at a granular level is one area in which online video separates itself from traditional TV.
There is no one size fits all strategy when it comes to using multi-CDNs to deliver video.
Sling TV doesn’t require any contract, commitment or equipment. And its President Warren Schlichting says the company has embraced the idea of restarts and pauses.
A panel of operator representatives agreed that there are too many OTT services as well as a lot of new players, causing marketplace confusion.