Voddler teams up with Conviva for emerging markets

Cloud TV specialist Voddler has teamed up with data analytics provider Conviva to integrate its VoddlerNet peer-assisted video delivery system with Conviva’s Precision and Experience Insights paltforms to improve the experience of receiving video over the web in emerging markets. VoddlerNet is a hybrid platform that combines controlled peer-assisted delivery with direct streaming from the […]

Online video viewers moving to long-form content

Consumers are increasingly watching longform video on online platforms, with the proportion of screen time dedicated to shortform decreasing, according to new research. A report from video analytics firms Conviva concludes that 2015 was the year that premium TV came into its own on online platforms. It said the proportion of online viewing dedicated to […]

HBO extends data deal with Conviva

HBO has extended its partnership with video analytics and optimisation company Conviva to also cover its standalone streaming service, HBO Now. HBO can use Conviva’s platform for metrics and analytics about how HBO Now content is performing across devices, allowing it to make decisions to ensure the best viewing experience for Now users. Conviva has […]

Conviva: one in five will quit poor streaming experience immediately

Up to one in five viewers will abandon poor streaming video experiences immediately, while the same proportion will never return to a particular service once they have had a poor experience, according to to consumer research from data analytics specialist Conviva. According to Conviva’s OTT Beyond Entertainment customer survey, over 90% of viewers actively choose […]

Six in 10 UK viewers take SVoD, computers still main device

Six out of 10 UK TV viewers pay for a subscription VoD service, according to research by OTT quality assurance and data specialist Conviva, with three in 10 saying they looked at the breadth of a content library as the key reason to stay with a service or churn. The majority of online TV viewers […]

Almost half of binge viewers to give up on unavailable shows

Nearly half of binge viewers will look for something else to watch and may abandon a show completely if the next episode of a series is not available to view, according to new research. The binge viewing study, by video optimization firm Conviva, claims that only 22% of respondents would wait for an episode to […]

Arkena taps Conviva for OTT analytics

Media services group Arkena has turned to OTT audience analytics and quality assurance specialist Conviva to provide data from its Global Intelligence Report to help it expand its busienssin france and the Nordic markets. Conviva said its report, based on analysis of 50 billion streams across the globe annually, providing insights into changing consumer expectations, […]

Conviva appoints chief revenue officer

Over-the-top video optimisation firm Conviva has appointed industry veteran Brian Carr as its fist chief revenue officer.  Carr was previously chief revenue officer at Appcelerator, prior to which he was senior vice-president of worldwide field operations for Good Technology. He has also held executive roles at firms like Simplex Systems, Clarify and Synopsys. “Having a […]

First experience crucial for streaming services, says report

Stream interruptions, inadequate picture fidelity and other poor streaming experience issues prompt nearly three-quarters of all OTT video viewers to give up in the first four minutes of playback, according to a report by Quality of Service and data analytics specialist Conviva.  According to the company’s “How Consumers Judge their Viewing Experience” report, only 25% […]

Liberty Global taps Conviva for Horizon quality reporting

Liberty Global has struck a deal with data processing and video optimisation firm Conviva, which will provide audience and quality reporting for Liberty’s Horizon TV. Conviva will ensure quality of experience for Liberty Global’s multi-screen Horizon Go offering, which lets viewers watch live and on-demand content across different devices. Horizon Go is currently live in seven […]