IBM buys live video service Ustream

IBM has bought cloud-based live video streaming service Ustream, in a bid to extend its IBM Cloud platform and help business customers “unlock the value of video”. Ustream claims to stream live and on-demand video to about 80 million viewers per month for customers such as NASA, Samsung, Facebook, Nike and The Discovery Channel. Initially […]

Streaming video alliance forms to help guide future of online video

A consortium of content providers, network operators, content delivery networks and technology providers have joined together to form the Streaming Video Alliance. The alliance is designed to encourage deeper collaboration and the development of open architecture and interoperability for streaming video. It aims to help create standards and best practices that will scale the infrastructure for […]

Ustream to make content available via Blinkx

Internet video platform provider Blinkx has struck a deal with social video platform provider Ustream to enable Ustream events to be shown live on the portal.  The first Ustream event to be shown on will be this week’s 2013 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. Ustream will place advertising against the […]