Maintaining Demand for On-Demand: How Purchase Data Can Help Video Streaming Services Drive Spend

Video streaming trends have evolved dramatically in the last 6-8 months. The coronavirus pandemic has left many of us with idle time on our hands, largely stuck at home with few options for diversion. The best intentions of baking that sourdough loaf or learning to knit are easily set aside for the countless on-demand video options available. It’s no surprise then, that streaming media services have seen a lift in spending since March. What do Data show about Video Streaming Services? In fact, in Q2 of this year,…

Medianet Optimizes Video Streaming Service Delivery with Harmonic

AI-Powered EyeQ Technology Delivers Outstanding Video Quality and Reduced Bandwidth Expense Harmonic announced that Medianet, the largest independent pay TV and cable television provider in the Maldives, is using Harmonic's EyeQ™ content-aware encoding (CAE) to optimize video streaming and television service delivery. Powered by the latest developments in AI, EyeQ CAE significantly reduces Medianet's CDN costs while enabling the operator to deliver consistent, high-quality video experiences to subscribers on all screens.…

Dramz Global LLC Announces its Global Video Streaming App vRockk

The company looks forward to a dignified presence all over the world In its endeavor to create a social media platform with a difference that rewards the content creators, Dramz Global LLC an international software conglomerate with its teams across the globe announces the launch of its video streaming app vRockk. vRockk is a social media connectivity platform for video creation and streaming. The platform aims to work together with the content creators and to ensure the ethical, visual, and production quality of the…

AirDroid Business Introduces Dynamic Mode: Remote Control With Real-Time Voice Calls And Adaptive Video Streaming

MDM Solution Enables Two-Way Communication and Smooth Video Quality to Remotely Access and Troubleshoot Devices Sand Studio, a mobile device management (MDM) solution provider, announced Dynamic Mode for AirDroid Business, which allows IT professionals and tech support teams to have access to audio while controlling an Android device remotely. In addition, Dynamic Mode can automatically adjust video quality by adapting to unstable network connection to give users the most fluid remote-control experience. Marketing…

Mux Announces $37 Million Series C to Expand Video Streaming Technology

Led by Andreessen Horowitz, the funding round brings the total raised to $69 million Mux, the leading video platform for developers, today announced the close of $37 million in Series C growth financing led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Cobalt and Accel. Mux will use the capital infusion to expand product, sales, and marketing teams to help more of the world’s leading companies deliver the best online video streaming experiences. Mux does for video what Stripe does for payments - take the complexity out of…

RelayX Purchase Streamanity; Video Streaming Platform Where Creators Can Monetize Content

Relay Trade Limited, the company behind the RelayX Superwallet is today announcing it has acquired Streamanity.com - a video streaming platform founded in 2018 that enables content creators to earn money from every view. RelayX, founded in April 2019, is a Bitcoin SV powered superwallet that enables users to use the BSV blockchain with a non-custodial wallet that is connected to leading apps in the BSV ecosystem Streamanity is an application based on the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain using micro-payments to allow content…

Online Video Streaming Giant iQIYI Seamlessly Serves Over 500 Million Users During COVID-19 With Avaya Work-from-Anywhere Solutions

Avaya replaced legacy UC platform and is now scaling across multiple country locations iQIYI, one of the largest online video platforms in the world with over 500 million monthly active users, has ensured business continuity and its ability to serve its massive customer base at a time of enforced remote-working, with collaboration and communications solutions from Avaya Holdings Corp. . iQIYI has implemented what it refers to as its intelligent office system based on unified communications (UC) and collaboration apps from…

Tencent Cloud and SDMC Join Hands to Launch Cloud-Based SaaS Video Streaming Services to Expand Business Globally

Leveraging Tencent Cloud's technologies and SDMC's experience in OTT industry to provide services for OTT operators over the world Tencent Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Tencent, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SDMC, a global leader in the field of Digital TV, to expand their businesses in the cloud-based video streaming markets globally. Leveraging Tencent Cloud's advanced technologies and SDMC's profound experience and knowledge in the OTT (over-the-top) industry, both parties…

Harmonic Providing Free Access to Video Streaming Innovation During Global Lockdown

The current global health crisis has given rise to rapid growth in network traffic, resulting in strain across global broadband networks. In order to address the recent surge and to support its many customers during these unprecedented times, Harmonic today announced it will provide its EyeQ content-aware encoding (CAE) technology free for the next 90 days to help alleviate the current network constraints. Harmonic's EyeQ technology leverages artificial intelligence to reduce streaming congestion on broadband networks by…

Harmonic Announces Virtual Showcase to Bring Smarter Video Streaming to Life

Harmonic announced the launch of Live Connection, a 30-day virtual showcase highlighting Harmonic's latest video streaming innovations. The online interactive series will shine light on the powerful benefits of Harmonic's software solutions and cloud-based platforms providing increased agility, flexibility, efficiency and continuity to meet the growing consumer demand for streaming and broadcast services. The virtual showcase, commencing on April 16, will kick off with a webinar on how to cut streaming congestion without…

LENS Immersive, Stealth Australian Company Debuts New Encoder to Reduce Data Crunch for Online Video Streaming Sites

Streaming Fix: As the coronavirus pandemic forces people around the world to stay inside, streaming platforms have been forced to throttle video quality around the globe while coping with unprecedented network demand ENS Immersive launched access to their proprietary encoding tool TORII (T264.lens-immersive.com). The incredible amount of new network traffic, due to work-from-home and entertain-at home, has put major new strains on national and international internet infrastructure. Citing this incredible global demand,…

Intertrust and Friend MTS Extend Partnership to Fight Video Streaming Piracy

Intertrust's ExpressPlay Offers Award-Winning Friend MTS Anti-Piracy and Watermarking Technology Services to Protect Live OTT Streaming and Broadcast Delivery Intertrust, a pioneer in Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology, and Friend MTS, a leading global provider of content protection services, announced an extended  partnership agreement that enhances Intertrust's ExpressPlay content protection platform with cutting-edge Friend MTS anti-piracy and watermarking technology services. Now, an additional layer of…

ATX Adds OTT Video Streaming Capabilities to Media Distribution Solution

New Capabilities of MD16 Enhance Guest Experience and Enables Service Providers to Differentiate Video Offering ATX Networks, a global leader in digital access and media distribution solutions, introduced an enhancement to the MD16 bulk media distribution gateway that will enable service providers to offer hotels, hospitals, universities, apartments and other commercial customers streaming media capabilities. The new MD16 OTT streaming blade enables an over-the-top (OTT) video experience anywhere within the commercial…

Brightcove’s Award-Winning Live Platform Releases Broadcast Features, Lowers Video Streaming Costs

An End-To-End Solution, Brightcove Live Increases Value by Simplifying Workflows and Enabling Greater Reach to Users Globally Brightcove Inc., the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced new features and functionality for Brightcove Live, once again pushing the envelope and establishing a best-of-breed user experience. The award-winning Brightcove Live solution enables broadcasters, publishers, brands, and enterprises to deliver and monetize live video at a low cost with the flexibility to scale with…

Video Streaming Is Best for Telecom Industries in Delivering Customer Satisfaction

Video streaming expands its lead over subscription TV service in terms of customer satisfaction, rising 1.3% to a score of 76 on the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI ® ) 100-point scale, according to the ACSI Telecommunications Report 2018-2019. Subscription TV service sits stagnant at 62, tied with internet service providers (ISPs) for last place among all industries tracked by the ACSI. American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) results for telecom 2018-2019 (Graphic: Business Wire) Among the five…

Telstra Acquires Video Streaming Solutions Provider Ooyala

Driven by the Market Adoption of Its Video Streaming & Media Logistics Product, Flex Media Platform, Ooyala Is Poised for Continued Growth Ooyala and Telstra announce the completion of the management buyout of Ooyala. Building on the success of Ooyala under the current management team, combined with Telstra’s new focus on its Telstra2022 strategy, this transaction provides the foundation for the next phase of growth for Ooyala. Telstra will remain a valued go-to-market partner and customer. Driven by the market…

Smarter, Faster, Simpler: Harmonic Brings a Bold Approach to Video Streaming at IBC2018

At IBC2018, Sept. 14-18 in Amsterdam, Harmonic will demonstrate how its software-defined and SaaS solutions are changing the face of OTT and next-gen TV delivery, driving better-quality video experiences on every screen. Embracing Harmonic's smarter, faster and simpler software-centric approach for video delivery, broadcasters, content owners and service providers can increase their business agility, launching services faster and more reliably. "The media and broadcast industries are evolving at a rapid pace as…

Video Streaming Dominates Subscription TV in Customer Satisfaction, ACSI Data Show

Netflix, PlayStation Vue, and Twitch Lead are Among Streaming Services Atop the Telecommunications Segment, says ACSI Report Customer satisfaction with video streaming services far eclipses that of subscription TV service, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) 2018 Telecommunications Report. Video streaming services make their debut in this year's telecom report with an ACSI score of 75, far and above subscription TV's score of 62 – a 3.1 percent decline over last year. By nearly every measure,…

Streamroot & castLabs Partner to Simplify Video Streaming

castLabs, a global partner in premium digital video technology, and Streamroot, the provider of the world's most extensive distributed delivery network for OTT video, announced their new product integrations. Streamroot DNA is now fully compatible with PRESTOplay, castLabs' suite of player SDKs which includes an HTML5 player for browsers, as well as SDKs for Android/iOS and desktop apps. Also Read: The Remaining Barriers to OTT Advertising’s Boom Streaming providers using PRESTOplay SDKs can now benefit from the easy…

Brandlive Releases 2018 Live Video Streaming Benchmark Report

New Research from Brandlive Reveals That 94.8% of the Executives Surveyed Said Live Video Will Be an Important Part of Their 2018 Marketing Mix Leading omnichannel live video platform, Brandlive has released the results of its live video survey in partnership with IBM Cloud Video on the state of live video streaming in the present marketplace and what 2018 will look like. Alden Fertig, the Senior Offering Manager at IBM Cloud Video, said, "As part of our continuing partnership with Brandlive, we’re seeing first-hand…