Proximus Selects Velocix’s CDN To Scale-out IP Video Streaming Services

Belgium’s largest telecoms operator leverages Velocix to support subscriber growth Velocix, the market’s leading provider of carrier-grade video streaming and advertising technology, today announced that Proximus, Belgium’s largest convergent telecoms player, has scaled-out its Pickx multi-screen video service using Velocix’s content delivery network (CDN) technology. Marketing Technology News: TVEyes Adds Listenership Data to its Global Podcast Monitoring Service and Expands into New… Driven by rapidly rising…

Entel Deploys Velocix Solution to Power Chile’s Newest IP Video Streaming Service

Velocix’s CDN, Origin, and Recording Manager power OTT TV services targeted at Chile’s 42M connected users Velocix, the market’s leading provider of carrier-grade video streaming and advertising technology, has announced that Entel, the largest telecommunications company in Chile, has launched Velocix’s IP CDN, origin server and video recording management software to support the country’s newest OTT streaming service, which uses the first Android TV Operator Tier Box in the country. Marketing Technology News: EY…

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.…

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…

Global Consumer Spending on Media Content & Tech Defies Pandemic, Surges 6.1% to $2.01T in 2020, Fueled by Streaming Audio & Video…

Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew an estimated 6.1% to $2.012 trillion in 2020, driven by the COVID-19 lockdown that kept consumers at home binging on multiple forms of digital entertainment as relief from the pandemic, according to new research from PQ Media®. Global consumer spending on media content and technology grew an estimated 6.1% to $2.012 trillion in 2020, driven by the COVID-19 lockdown that kept consumers at home binging on multiple forms of digital entertainment as…

Amazon Prime Video versus Netflix: Understanding The Two Streaming Service Providers

Founded way back in 1997, Netflix is clearly the veteran and arguably the most popular online streaming service. Now, after two decades, there are plenty of online streaming services competing against the streaming giant. One of those services is Amazon Prime Video. However, Amazon’s Prime Video is more than just a streaming service. Let’s see what are the differences between the two online streaming service providers. Video Format Netflix’s subscription model offers three format viewing experience. It offers Basic (480p),…

Product Launch: Amazon Interactive Video Service (Amazon IVS) with Live-Streaming Capabilities

User generated Content to build engaging live stream experiences -- Video, Podcast and Audio Books are Perfect Ways to Interact with Audience Groups and Generate Revenue with Scalable Effectiveness “Hey, create your own Amazon Prime Videos Series!” How would you feel if someone from Amazon Web Services informs you can actually do this now? OK, joking right? Oh, really, it’s awesome. I like watching videos, but can’t create one. I want to do it… let’s do it. That’s OK… The truth is, AWS has actually…

GoDog Sports Announces Launch of Live Streaming Video Service for Youth Sports Leagues, Schools, Facilities & Tournaments

Sports Facilities Looking to Implement Social Distancing Measures and Remote Viewing Can Now Deploy GoDog GameStream, a Live Sports Streaming Service with DVR, Archiving and Highlight Creation GoDog Sports, a live streaming service provider for youth sports leagues, schools, tournaments and private sports complexes, announced the availability of GoDog GameStream throughout United States. As youth sports prepares to return to fields and video increasingly aides in social distancing, live streaming video for youth sports…

Oracle Cloud Powers New Video, Gaming, and Sports Streaming Services

Leading content streaming companies turn to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to enable fast digital storage, retrieval, and delivery to meet growing global demand As live streaming continues to represent a huge portion of all internet traffic, leading content providers – Phenix, Net Insight, and Mynet Inc. – have selected Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to support growing global demand for streaming content. According to Go-Globe, live streaming is expected to account for 82 percent of all internet traffic this year, and the…

Vidaa and OTTera’s Streaming Video Service Join Power on Hisense Smart TVs with Vidaa Platform

Consumer electronics company Hisense and their subsidiary Vidaa have chosen OTTera, the white label OTT streaming video service, to onboard onto the Hisense VIDAA platform. Vidaa will work with OTTera to integrate long tail providers and utilize OTTera's simple-to-use integration and already integrated advertising solution for a speedier onboarding to its platform. "Hisense and Vidaa have been very aggressive since their entry into the connected TV space, and as an early partner, we are very happy to be a continued part…

Groopview Re-Defines the Video Viewing Experience with the Launch of Co-Viewing Platform

Groopview, the latest advancement in group-viewing technology, unveiled the first-of-its-kind collaborative social viewing app, for users to discover and enjoy YouTube content through a unique interactive viewing experience. Now, iOS and Android users can host virtual family-rooms, get-togethers with friends, family and co-workers all viewing millions of free videos. Marketing Technology News: Strata Introduces Identity Orchestration Platform for Multi-Clouds Founded by Delmond Newton in 2018, Groopview's platform…

Sherpa Digital Media Delivers Key Metrics on Virtual Events and Video Streaming in 2020

The company shares its event attendance and video consumption metrics for the past year, spotlighting the growing demand for video-powered experiences. Sherpa Digital Media, Inc., a leading provider of virtual events, webinars, and webcasts for enterprise Marketing and Communications, shared usage metrics of its flagship platform for live and on-demand video hosting and streaming. Over the course of 2020, Sherpa hosted and streamed over 11,000 events, due in large part to a surge in demand for virtual events and online…

Google Cloud Launches Three New Services to Empower Customers with Unified Data Cloud Strategy

New data cloud technologies provide an intelligent fabric across data lakes, data warehouses, and databases providing real-time insights powered by machine learning Today at Google Cloud's inaugural Data Cloud Summit, the company announced three new solutions across their database and data analytics portfolio to provide organizations with a unified data platform. With the preview availability of Dataplex, Analytics Hub and Datastream, organizations can break free from data silos to securely predict business outcomes,…

Youtbe-MP3.me Releases New Music Converter Service

Making Listening to Music Easier for All Users Youtube-MP3.me launched a new website. The site aims to assist users in downloading videos from any streaming site and convert them to playable audio files that users can listen to anywhere. Youtube-MP3.me offers a seamless process for anyone to download their favorite videos and make them easily accessible as audio files that can be listened to without the need for an internet connection. Marketing Technology News: MarTech Interview with Sharon Harris, Global Chief…

Bitmovin Launches Cloud Agnostic Video Encoding Solution

Bitmovin, a world leader in online streaming video technology, announced Bitmovin Cloud Connect, a new offering that enables over-the-top (OTT) content providers working on Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Azure platforms to deploy Bitmovin’s encoding solution  in their existing cloud. Bitmovin Cloud Connect is a new offering that may be used simultaneously with the company’s Bitmovin Managed Cloud. The powerful combination of these two services provides developers with more flexibility and added…

JW Player Acquires VUALTO to Strengthen Its Comprehensive Video Platform for Success in the Digital Video Economy

JW Player, the leading video software and data insights platform, announced it is acquiring VUALTO, a leading provider of live and on-demand video streaming and Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions. The acquisition deepens JW Player’s already robust offering to global broadcasters and further accelerates its vision to empower customers with independence and control in today’s Digital Video Economy by offering easy-to-use, scalable video technology. Marketing Technology News: Vericast Survey: How Deals Play a Role…

Agora and Wipro Announce Partnership to Power Real-Time Engagement Through Voice and Video Services

Agora, Inc. , a pioneer and leading platform for real-time engagement APIs, announced a partnership with Wipro, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to power the company's real-time engagement (RTE) and communication solutions. Through the partnership, Wipro furthers its commitment to fast, high-quality, and reliable real-time voice and video capabilities. Marketing Technology News: AtScale Delivers “Live” Connection Experience for Microsoft Power BI "We're excited…

Stingray Announces Further Launches of Free, Ad-supported TV Channels and SVOD Services with 13 Partners Worldwide

Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company,  announced the launch of free, ad-supported TV channels and premium SVOD services with thirteen major OTT providers: Alteox (Luxembourg), Amazon Prime Video Channels (Italy, Spain and Netherlands), ChannelBox (United Kingdom), Maskatel (Canada), Pluto TV (Latin America and United States), Pzaz (Global), Rakuten TV (Europe), Redbox (United States), Rostelecom (Russia), Ruutu (Finland), Samsung TV Plus (Brazil, Mexico, Netherlands and Sweden) Totalplay (Mexico) and…

Leading Spanish-Language Entertainment Company Estrella Media Partners with Google Ad Manager for Monetization of its Streaming TV Platforms

Estrella Media, a leading vertically integrated, multi-platform, Spanish-language media company, announced that it has selected Google Ad Manager for monetizing its live and on demand streaming TV platforms. Free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) platforms will span across connected TV, gaming consoles, mobile, and online beginning with the EstrellaTV and Estrella News channels streaming live on multiple partner apps and on demand at estrellatv.com and on Estrella Media’s multi-channel network on YouTube. Plans are in the…