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Digital TV Europe Industry Survey 2019

Digital TV Europe’s fourth annual survey once again provides insight into what top industry executives think about the key issues and trends facing the business of distributing digital video. Over 560 executives from 64 countries answered the call to share their views on this year’s line up of seven topics. In addition to assessing views […]

Whitepaper I Building Over-The-Top Video Infrastructure In the AWS Cloud

For organizations considering cloud options for over-the-top (OTT) video services, the path to building and deploying is significantly faster than traditional architectures. This white paper outlines steps for building live and video-on-demand (VOD) workflows in the cloud, discusses cloud video deployment examples, and explains the technologies for ingest, storage, processing, and delivery in production today.. […]

eBook I Getting a Grip on OTT Churn

The rise of over-the-top (OTT) video has been driven in part by low-cost entry and the elimination of long-term contracts. Yet those same factors mean that the churn rate (the percentage of subscribers who cancel the service during a given time period) is also increasing. Overcoming high churn and incentivising retention are notable challenges for […]

Ooyala’s State of the Broadcast Industry 2019 Report

Ooyala’s State of the Broadcast Industry 2019 report helps make sense of the evolving world of broadcasters, operators, tech companies and studios as OTT increasingly becomes the focal point of their future plans: A massive surge of major streaming services into the market Acceleration of M&E M&A activity as broadcasters look to build content empires […]

eBook I Unite fans worldwide with cloud-based OTT

Technology has caught up to sports fans who want to connect 24/7 with their favorite teams. In September 2018 the NFL alone accounted for approximately 3% of all streaming plays and viewing hours in the US. This e-book explains how purpose-built media services and solutions from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and AWS Elemental use the […]

eBook I What Video Providers Need to Know about Cloud Video

As video quality, accessibility and utility skyrockets, the ways video providers create and deliver professional-grade video services is changing dramatically. Are you a video provider? If so, this e-book details what you need to know now, and how to prepare for the future. Download it and learn about… How video providers are adapting to a […]

Whitepaper I What can Artificial Intelligence (really) do for your video business?

Today’s entertainment industry technology vendors are reeling off jargon like “AI”, “machine learning”, and “deep learning”, touting the benefits these technologies promise. It can be difficult for video server provider decision makers to discern between the future promise of AI and what is truly feasible and effective today. In this white-paper you will learn what […]

Whitepaper | Applying Online Marketing Best Practices to TV Businesses

How can you make the most of your data? Read this whitepaper to discover how to: Leverage insights from analyzing your customer behavior to create higher engagement Learn tactics from effective online marketing that can be applied to TV businesses Optimize revenue streams and content investments based on informed, data-based decisions Download the whitepaper

Webinar I Preparing for glory in 2019: are you peak ready?

Last year’s FIFA World Cup – the most-streamed on Akamai’s platform to date – saw traffic peak at a staggering 22.52Tbps during the France-Belgium semi-final. And as more and more content is watched online, today’s peaks will become tomorrow’s averages. The ceiling has yet to come, and it probably never will — which means a […]