Digital content has grown exceedingly in the last decade, both in size and type. With streaming taking the lead, consumption habits and the level of intricacies in content management have also grown complex. The legacy methods to backends always ended up in monoliths, which allowed little to no interoperability or expandability. Modern service-oriented architectures further pose unique challenges, commercially and technically. Let’s look at how to develop, manage, orchestrate, and deploy an ideal service-oriented architecture.
It has been hard to imagine a life without streaming service subscriptions and binge watching in recent months. In April, it was reported that Disney Plus had already racked up a whopping 50 million subscribers in the space of 5 months. It’s not surprising – as a result of the ongoing pandemic, providers like Disney Plus, Amazon Prime and Netflix have experienced increased viewing figures, and even all-time record subscriber increases. But why? You might have already guessed – such platforms have provided a valuable escape to millions of people confined to their homes during worldwide lockdowns, acting as an entertainment lifeline to the isolated.
NMS OTT/e-Commerce services include OTT platform with SVOD/TVOD/AVOD support, full CMS, native app development (mobile, gaming consoles, smart TVs), subscription creation and management, customer/user service portal, full commerce (digital/physical transactions) and CDN management.
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‘Business Transformation’ is a phrase we hear bandied about a lot today – but what does it really mean? We spoke to IABM CEO, Peter White, to get an insight based on his own experiences of change management and what Business Transformation is all about in the broadcast and media industry – just how vital it is if the industry is going to continue to thrive in these turbulent times.
How using Red Bee Media’s White-Label Proposition has enabled a Swedish tech conference to establish global thought leadership with a dedicated video site.
Malorie Delaporte (Solutions Manager, Pixel Power)
I want to talk about my vision of the relationship between broadcaster and supplier. So first, here are my qualifications to talk on the subject….
Can pay TV providers really compete and win against the more nimble, over-the-top (OTT) content providers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video? Yes, they can. But to do so, they must focus on customer experience. In this presentation, Olivier Jorda, Global Media & Entertainment Director – Industry Solution Group, Oracle, discusses how combining emerging technologies such as IOT, AI, mobile, chatbot, and remote video support with modern digital customer management can deliver the next generation capabilities of digital home services to improve customer experience while reducing cost-to-serve.
By Oliver Jorda (Global Media Industry Lead, Oracle)
Pay TV providers were once the 800-pound gorillas of the media industry. Not only did they deliver television content via cable, satellite, and telephone lines, but they were also the primary aggregators of content, including basic and premium channels and pay-per-view…
Article taken from IABM Journal 108 written by Bhavesh Vaghela (Chief Executive, Paywizard)
Paywizard recently launched an artificial intelligence-driven subscriber intelligence platform, Paywizard Singula™, which is designed to help Pay-TV operators and OTT providers take a more data-driven approach to precise customer engagement. Singula™ uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate ongoing subscriber insights, enabling operators to reduce churn, grow average revenue per user and acquire new customers.
Native IP not only means less cables, multi-signal capabilities and faster connections but it’s also able to become the basis for a new kind of live production network featuring virtualised media processing functions. In this presentation, Joop Janssen (CEO, Aperi) explains how by employing an app-based live production network, users benefit from only needing to install the functions that are required on specific productions. By using a community of developers, each with the ability to create apps on demand, software-based functionality can be introduced to the platform’s app store and easily installed into the network as and when its functionality is needed by the content producer. This kind of functionality is only possible through native-IP virtualisation. [maxbutton id="136" url="https://theiabm.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/JoopJanssen.pdf"]