In this IABM TV interview, we are joined by Todd Erdley, President at Videon to hear how they are transforming and impacting the streaming market and the opportunities that are available.
If 2020 was a banner year for any business, that would undoubtedly be OTT. The global lockdown induced an unprecedented surge in OTT viewership resulting in a meteoric growth of subscribers, revenue, and investments into content creation/acquisition. While the heightened interest has been primarily COVID-led, it’s improbable the patronage will subside once the pandemic ends. Audience habits around content consumption have changed forever.
As we are hurdling into a new data-driven world, it is important to understand how this has an impact on your business. #Agility is one of the keys to success.
In this IABM TV video, we are joined by Chris Wood, CTO at Spicy Mango to hear more about the company and his role.
In the days, not so long ago, when terrestrial television was pretty much the only game in town, technology limited us to just a handful of channels. That was eased by the first cable systems which could deliver a few more, but in many territories, cable was available to only a small part of the population so there was no commercial market for more channels.
This week, we speak to David Griggs from The Walt Disney Company. Neil and David discuss the lifespan of linear television, how too much choice is baffling on-demand video customers, and what David envisions for the future of our industry. Enjoy!
The world’s greatest dog show, Crufts, and the organisation behind it, The Kennel Club, has expanded social and digital output over recent years. Keen to shine a light on lesser known parts of its organisation and show, 2020’s focus was on the Young Kennel Club. Sunset+Vine was chosen to live stream the entire programme of the Young Kennel Club Ring across all four days of Crufts 2020, collaborating with us to do so.
Between 11-15 May 2020, CoinDesk with the support of Tellyo alongside JW Player delivered the five-day virtual conference – Consensus: Distributed – which consisted of continuous live streamed content, including a 24-hour pop-up TV channel, as well as video clips of various durations – from entire talks of up to two hours to shorter highlights.
For episode 43, Neil speaks to a legend of the streaming industry – Jason Thibeault, Executive Director at the Streaming Video Alliance. How did streaming perform during worldwide lockdowns? How are advertisers benefitting from OTT content platforms? What is in store for the future of streaming? Find out in this week’s episode.
HD+ operates a satellite DTH platform in Germany to deliver HD/UHD content to 2M+ paying subscribers. Intertrust offers a cloud-based broadcast security solution, ExpressPlay XCA (based on Marlin DRM), which protects content that is broadcast directly to smart TVs (D2TV) without requiring set-top boxes/CAMs.