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The reactions to Netflix have varied throughout the cable industry. Some are irritated by a competitor highjacking their broadband pipes for free. Others see Netflix augmenting the value of their broadband product or as a complement or add-on to their own video services.
The publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable today released the names of the finalists in the second annual Fierce Innovation Awards.
The votes are all in for the 2013 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards, and in just a few weeks we’ll be announcing the winners at Streaming Media West in Huntington Beach, Calif. We started out with more than 300 nominees, and over the course of six weeks of voting, our readers let us know which nominees are their favorites in 26 categories.
Ion Stoica, Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Conviva will bring his expertise in analytics and big data to the newly established startup, Databricks, while continuing his role at Conviva.
Presenting our annual list of the companies that matter most in online video. In the fiercely competitive streaming media space, these companies are doing jaw-dropping work today and leading us into tomorrow.
The TV industry is undergoing a massive transformation in the delivery of content to its consumers. With more devices for watching content, come new techniques of content delivery particularly to meet the demands of TV Everywhere and social entertainment.
Henry A. Wallace once said: “… the only certainty in life is change”. Today content owners and publishers globally are experiencing the most significant change in the way content is distributed for the last 60 years. And it’s very disruptive.
With content delivery issues accounting for nearly 70% of viewers’ frustration with online video, streaming services should prioritise user experience or see advertising and subscription revenues suffer
Watching what happens with broadband consumption — which is still growing at an unprecedented 50% or more per year — just never seems to get old, especially considering that nothing in the history of consumable goods has ever grown this fast for this long.
It was a “double-happiness” day for Hui Zhang, CEO of Conviva, a San Mateo, California-based startup specializing in pre-emptive video-stream optimization and big-data video analytics technologies.