Conviva in the News

TelecomPaper_ITN

August 20, 2015

Sky deploys Conviva's Intelligent Control Platform

Entertainment company deployed Conviva's Intelligent Control Platform in the UK and Ireland to enhance the viewing experience enjoyed by its customers. Conviva … Continue Reading >

Fierce_ITN

August 19, 2015

Improved OTT user experience, increased devices boost video worldwide, reports find

Grabbing a viewer's attention and keeping them engaged is becoming all-important for online video industry players, two new studies from Tremor Video and Conviv… Continue Reading >

Forbes_ITN

August 16, 2015

How The Collapse Of The Cable Business Model Will Bring A New Era Of Television

Ever since the commercial Internet emerged, content has been at the center.  Bill Gates, quite famously, declared that content is king and called it the “… Continue Reading >

video-nuze

August 14, 2015

Quality of Video Experiences Improves in First Half of 2015

The range and quality of online original programs is unquestionably improving as investments by OTT services soar. What gets far less attention - but is equally… Continue Reading >

Media Post

August 10, 2015

Binge Watchers Fickle, Abandon Series If They Can't Find An Episode

Seasoned TV binge-watchers watch, on average, around two shows at any given time, have little patience for video snafus and use their computers -- more than oth… Continue Reading >

DTVE_ITN

August 7, 2015

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 say… Continue Reading >

FairmileWest_ITN

August 7, 2015

30% will abandon poor video quality experience

Viewers are looking for a TV-like experience and will quickly abandon their show if the spell is broken and they are reminded they are online, according to the … Continue Reading >

TVBEurope_ITN

August 7, 2015

Don’t break the spell: Conviva releases latest findings on viewing behaviour

Despite Ofcom’s recent report on the rise of smartphone use, a recent study by Conviva found that large screens still rule, and while mobile is certainly impo… Continue Reading >

AdvTV_InTheNews

August 6, 2015

30% will abandon poor video quality experience

Viewers are looking for a TV-like experience and will quickly abandon their show if the spell is broken and they are reminded they are online, according to the … Continue Reading >

IPTV_InTheNews

August 6, 2015

1/3 stop streaming instantly if confronted by poor quality

Nearly a third of viewers will abandon a poor quality experience immediately, according to a new report from Conviva.   … Continue Reading >

TVTechnologyEuropeBW

July 31, 2015

Opinion: The Data Game

Dr. Hui Zhang, co-founder and chief executive at Conviva, explains how data driven intelligence can empower TV providers Engaging content – supported by sm… Continue Reading >

MuviStudio

July 10, 2015

How to Stop a Binge: Study Shows Viewing Pitfalls

Binge viewing, it would seem, is a precarious pleasure – with 42% of viewers ready to abandon a series after just one negative experience, and more than half … Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

July 10, 2015

Binge Watching Usually Limited to 2 or 3 Streamed Episodes

Binge-watching is a defining trend of our time, and thanks to a report from video optimization specialist Conviva we now have data showing how viewers watch mul… Continue Reading >

DigitalTrends

July 9, 2015

Binge watchers want an entire series at their fingertips—or else, says new study

As services like Netflix and Hulu have led to a binge-watching TV culture, entertainment execs want to understand exactly how people binge watch. Conviva, a “… Continue Reading >

telecompetitor

July 9, 2015

Binge Watcher Survey: Unavailable Episodes are a Major Pitfall

“Binge watching” TV series’ episodes has grown in popularity , but along with it comes a new pitfall, notes OTT video experience specialist Conviva. Surve… Continue Reading >

RapidTVNews

July 9, 2015

Study: Binge-watchers give up on series if episodes are unavailable

Unavailable episodes – defined as either impossible to find, or delivered with sub-par playback – prompt nearly half (42%) of all OTT binge-watchers to give… Continue Reading >

MAAGG

July 9, 2015

Binge Watchers Quick to Abandon Displays Following One Poor Experience, More than 50% May Not Return

Although an undisputed and hugely preferred trend when in arrives to streaming video clip usage, opinions on binge-viewing run the gamut from those people who l… Continue Reading >

fierceonlinevideo1

July 8, 2015

Losing a binge-watcher could cost an OTT provider $29, report says

Looks like Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) has got it right when it asks, "Are you still watching?" after two to three episodes of a single series have streamed. The maj… Continue Reading >

Paste

July 8, 2015

Survey Says Binge Watchers Have Little Patience for Poor Quality Services

A new survey has given us a glimpse into the viewing habits of people binge watching TV and what that means for content creators and providers. Sitting down … Continue Reading >

TBIVision

July 8, 2015

Bingers 'give up' on unavailable shows

Nearly half of viewers who enjoy binging on TV series will look for something else to watch and may abandon a show completely if the next episode is not immedia… Continue Reading >

dtv

July 7, 2015

Almost half of binge viewers 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, a… Continue Reading >

ATV

July 7, 2015

Just 22% of binge-watchers willing to wait for episodes

A survey exploring the shift in behaviours towards sustained viewing of content over a short time has found that unavailable episodes – defined as either impo… Continue Reading >

topTechNews

July 7, 2015

Hulu Subscribers Can Soon Access Showtime Content

Hulu and Showtime, two unlikely partners in the increasingly raucous TV battlefield, are teaming up to build up their streaming arsenals.… Continue Reading >

TVBEurope

July 7, 2015

Binge-watching habits revealed by Conviva

Conviva has released the findings of its report, Binge Watching: The New Currency of Video Economics, based on a recent survey of 750 consumers. The survey foun… Continue Reading >

TechCrunch

July 7, 2015

Binge Watchers Quick to Abandon Shows After One Bad Experience, More Than Half May Not Return

Though an undisputed and hugely popular trend when in comes to streaming video consumption, opinions on binge-watching run the gamut from those who lament how t… Continue Reading >

IPTV News

July 7, 2015

Survey: 87% of Binge-viewers Watch 3 Series or Fewer at Once

With binge-viewing becoming a mainstream activity, there’s more and more energy being devoted to understanding the behavior and how to profit from it. The lat… Continue Reading >

CSI

July 7, 2015

Binge viewing trends demystified

A new survey has found that the vast majority of people binge view only three or less episodes in one go. According to Conviva, 87% can only handle binge-wat… Continue Reading >

Media Post

July 7, 2015

How a Bad Binge Experience Can Just Ruin Everything

If you buy lots of certain kinds of products--shirts let’s say--it stands to reason that you know a good collar and bad cuffs, and after a few bad fittings, y… Continue Reading >

videoinkgray

July 7, 2015

Binge Viewers are Intolerant of Missing Episodes, Study Says

For those who choose to stockpile their TV programming, choosing to binge on lengthy sessions of viewing, nothing can spoil the party more than coming across a … Continue Reading >

home-media-magazine

July 7, 2015

Study: 500 Million Hours of Binge-viewing Video Per Week

Binge-viewing, the social media terminology for watching consecutively two or more episodes of a TV show, is changing the television industry and how viewership… Continue Reading >

multichannel

July 6, 2015

Streaming: The New Normal?

Just a couple of years ago, over-the-top (OTT) service was being called “an attractive new gateway to reach TV viewers.” But, today, it seems that almost ev… Continue Reading >

Media Post

July 2, 2015

Tech Glitches Send OTT Viewers Packing

Although over-the-top TV services may be the hot thing for many TV executives, retaining customers could be difficult -- after just a few video mishaps, they ma… Continue Reading >

ATV

July 2, 2015

Conviva does something awesome

This is an In The News Post and should link you over to an external site if all is going as planned. The featured image should show up as the media outlet's log… Continue Reading >

Media Post

June 26, 2015

Tech Glitches Send OTT Viewers Packing

Although over-the-top TV services may be the hot thing for many TV executives, retaining customers could be difficult -- after just a few video mishaps, they ma… Continue Reading >

TVBEurope

June 15, 2015

Conviva Aims to Disrupt and Empower

Although over-the-top TV services may be the hot thing for many TV executives, retaining customers could be difficult -- after just a few video mishaps, they ma… Continue Reading >

VideoNet

June 3, 2015

OTT Viewers Now Care More About QoE Than Choice Of Content, Says Conviva

Viewers of OTT video streaming services are now more concerned about the quality of experience (QoE) they receive than how much content they can access. That… Continue Reading >

Telecoms.com

June 2, 2015

Spotify adds to capacity crunch with streaming video service

Music streaming company Spotify has announced the addition of video clips to its service, which has the potential to add significantly to the exponential growth… Continue Reading >

ATV

June 2, 2015

Spotify reveals video enhancements

As well as introducing a raft of enhancements to its music service, Spotify is adding video clips and audio shows to the music mix. “We know there are times i… Continue Reading >

radpid-tv-news

June 2, 2015

Spotify looks to video to change financial fortunes

Spotify, the subscription Internet music service, has implemented short- and long-form video content into its popular platform. Content partners at… Continue Reading >

ContentStandard

June 2, 2015

3 Digital Video Qualities Millennials Crave

We’ve all heard the stereotype that Millennials are entitled and lazy—and according to recent research, these characteristics are true in terms of the digit… Continue Reading >

valuewalk

May 19, 2015

Netflix ISP Speed Index: Australia At 17 In 29 Countries

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has revealed Australia’s worst ISPs for its services on the basis of the ISP Speed Index in a blog post. In a comparison of 29… Continue Reading >

LightReading

May 19, 2015

Multiscreen Viewers Want Better Views

Although the quality of streaming video may be improving at a modest pace, it's not improving nearly fast enough for the majority of video viewers. In a new st… Continue Reading >

dtv

April 27, 2015

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… Continue Reading >

radpid-tv-news

April 22, 2015

OTT Challenges Pile Up as Viewing Experience has Huge Impact on Profitability

Whether it is traditional TV or new services such as over-the-top (OTT), quality of experience (QoE) impacts the profitability of every digital media business, … Continue Reading >

IPTV News

April 22, 2015

Buffering remains public enemy No 1 for OTT viewers

Internet video start failures are diminishing but other factors remain relatively unchanged, according to a new report from Conviva. Conviva’s third annua… Continue Reading >

CSI

April 22, 2015

Streaming experience still marred by playback

Playback interruptions remain a key issue for multi-screen viewing but video start failures are decreasing, finds new research. Video start failures have dec… Continue Reading >

ATV

April 22, 2015

QoE impacts profitability of OTT

Conviva, the OTT video optimisation specialist, has released the findings of its third annual Viewer Experience Report, which found that even as audiences swell… Continue Reading >

fierceonlinevideo1

April 22, 2015

Multiscreen viewing reaches 'all-time high,' but mobile growth is splintering measurement

The number of multiscreen devices used within each household worldwide has reached the highest point yet, averaging two devices, such as a smartphone or tablet,… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

April 21, 2015

Conviva: 1% Interruptions Lead to 14 Minutes of Lost Engagement

In its annual viewer experience report, Conviva finds that OTT streaming is improving, but multiscreen viewers are more demanding than ever. While the qualit… Continue Reading >

ThePlatform

April 21, 2015

Teaching Grid Engine To Speak Mesos

The HPC and hyperscale camps do not always get along, but they are often trying to solve similar problems when it comes to application scheduling and resource m… Continue Reading >

videoinkgray

April 21, 2015

Quick Breaks: Vice Launches Finance Series; Connor Franta Releases Memoir

Quick Breaks is a daily column from the VideoInk editorial staff, which rounds up and features interesting developments in the larger digital video space that … Continue Reading >

ibe-connects

April 17, 2015

Video: Interview with Simon Jones - VP Marketing Conviva at NAB Show 2015

Simon Jones being interviewed live at Connected Media IP NAB2015… Continue Reading >

TechZone 360

April 17, 2015

March Madness: The All-Important 'Missing' Stat

March Madness 2015 was a success in terms of many metrics including ratings, ad revenue, audience size and live stream volume - all of which should come as litt… Continue Reading >

emarketer

April 17, 2015

Digital Video Better Be up to Millennials' Standards

Millennials don’t find videos; videos find them, according to February 2015 research by Trendera. When the trend forecasting and brand strategy firm asked … Continue Reading >

HuffPost Tech

April 7, 2015

Streaming TV Is Bigger Than Ever -- But Pause Before Cutting The Cord

A colleague of mine was considering ditching his Time Warner Cable subscription in favor of PlayStation’s new Vue TV service, which streams live TV over the I… Continue Reading >

video-nuze

April 3, 2015

VideoNuze Podcast #267: New Data Shows Low Tolerance for Inferior Video Quality; Mobile Live-Streaming's Potential

I'm pleased to present the 267th edition of the VideoNuze podcast with my weekly partner Colin Dixon of nScreenMedia. First up this week, Colin shares highlight… Continue Reading >

Sydney Morning Herald

April 2, 2015

Slow Netflix? Report warns sluggish streaming a turn-off for viewers

Netflix and its local competitors' push into Australia could face significant challenges with a report stating 75 per cent of people abandon subscription video-… Continue Reading >

PCC Mobile Broadband

April 2, 2015

Quality and Streaming Issues Result in 75% Video Viewers Giving Up in the First Four Minutes of Playback, says Conviva

Conviva, a company that provides video experience optimization solutions in partnership with top tier media companies and premium OTT video broadcasters and ope… Continue Reading >

ibe-connects

April 2, 2015

Iterative publishing in an OTT world (Part 2)

For part 2, Hui Zhang, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Conviva, examines how operators can move iterative publishing theory to practical application t… Continue Reading >

TVPredictions.com

April 1, 2015

Online Video's Dirty Little Secret

Do you stop watching online video if the picture breaks up, freezes or displays the dreaded 'buffering' message? If so, you're not alone.… Continue Reading >

Media Post

March 31, 2015

OTT Viewers Click Off With Great Frequency

New over-the-top (OTT) TV service consumers don’t have much patience. Around 75% of OTT users quit a video experience after more than four minutes, according … Continue Reading >

nScreenMedia

March 31, 2015

75% millennials bail on faulty OTT video stream within 4 minutes

With so many device types and operating environments, ensuring a video service shines on the most popular platforms sounds like a good compromise to satisfy the… Continue Reading >

multichannel

March 30, 2015

TV Everywhere Makes Strides Against OTT Rivals: Study

If TV Everywhere aims to help traditional pay TV providers fend off a surge of over-the-top competition, new data suggests that the needle is moving in the righ… Continue Reading >

MobileMarketerLogoNew

March 30, 2015

CNBC Android users can finally stream TV programming on app

NBCUniversal’s business news channel CNBC has redesigned its Android application with a focus on the new TV Anywhere feature to better reach  more viewers wh… Continue Reading >

ScreenAFricaLogoNew

March 30, 2015

OTT viewers have low tolerance for poor streaming

Conviva, specialists in Over the Top (OTT) video experience optimisation for media companies, has released the findings of its inaugural report, which found tha… Continue Reading >

dtv

March 30, 2015

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… Continue Reading >

TVBEurope

March 30, 2015

Three quarters of OTT consumers quick to abandon poor service

Conviva has released the findings of its inaugural report, which found that streaming interruptions, inadequate picture quality and other poor experience issues… Continue Reading >

cue-entertainment

March 30, 2015

Poor quality streaming is a turn-off, says Conviva

Three quarters of US viewers switch off a streaming service within four minutes if they experience quality issues, according to OTT [Over The Top] delivery spec… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

March 27, 2015

75% of Viewers Leave Poor-Quality Video in 4 Minutes: Conviva

The delivery optimization company finds that viewers quickly stop watching poor video and often leave the site that's providing it.… Continue Reading >

ibe-connects

March 27, 2015

Iterative publishing in an OTT world (Part 1)

Dr. Hui Zhang, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Conviva, discusses how operators can leverage the iterative publishing process to drive optimized viewi… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

March 27, 2015

Report: 29% Of Viewers Abandon Videos When They Encounter Quality Problems

A new consumer survey report from Conviva titled “How Consumers Judge Their Viewing Experience: The Business Implications of Sub-Par OTT Service” highlights… Continue Reading >

ATV

March 27, 2015

75% abandon poor streaming within 4 min

Conviva, a specialist in OTT video experience optimisation, has released the findings of its inaugural report, which found that stream interruptions, inadequate… Continue Reading >

IPTV News

March 27, 2015

3/4 viewers abandon problematic OTT viewing after 4 minutes

Stream interruptions, inadequate picture fidelity and other poor streaming experience issues prompt nearly three-quarters of all OTT video viewers to give up in… Continue Reading >

VOD Professional

March 27, 2015

OTT Consumers’ Patience and Loyalty Tightly Tied to Viewing Experience, Conviva Report Finds

75% of Viewers Abandon Poor Video Experiences within 4 Minutes, Place Blame across Service Providers, Device Platforms and ISPs… Continue Reading >

Online Video Daily

March 26, 2015

Conviva Study Shows One Out Of Three Will Immediately Ditch Bad Video Stream

Everybody and their brother is getting into the over-the-top space now, and nearly four out of ten broadband households now subscribe to some service. A new rep… Continue Reading >

videoinkgray

March 26, 2015

Going OTT Won’t Mean Much If Streaming Quality Sucks (Study)

For all the hype around HBO and Showtime cutting the cord and launching standalone video services this year, it’s important to note that customers won’t car… Continue Reading >

multichannel

November 25, 2014

Liberty Global Gives Conviva A Go

Liberty Global has already deployed Horizon Go in seven European countries, with more on tap, said Conviva, which is providing the MSO with a granular look at t… Continue Reading >

CED

November 25, 2014

Conviva improves QoE for Liberty Global’s Horizon Go

Liberty Global, the largest international cable operator, has tapped into real-time data processing and quality of experience reporting for its Horizon Go app v… Continue Reading >

ATV

November 18, 2014

Conviva for Dutch online audience reporting

Conviva’s Intelligent Control Platform received official SKO certification and will be used to arm Dutch broadcasters, advertisers and content delivery networ… Continue Reading >

dtv

October 3, 2014

Divital TV Europe discusses Big Data with Conviva's Ian Franklyn

Conviva’s managing director for EMEA, Ian Franklyn discusses big data, the commercial benefits of data analysis for service providers and how this is improvin… Continue Reading >

radpid-tv-news

September 23, 2014

Rapid TV News discusses the state of the streaming industry with Keith Zubchevich at IBC 2014 in Amsterdam: Video

Rapid TV News' Editor in Chief, Joseph O'Halloran speaks with Conviva's Chief Strategy Officer, Keith Zubchevich, about Internet-enabled television. "Experience… Continue Reading >

multichannel

August 13, 2014

EchoStar Adds OTT Smarts

Conviva has inked a deal that will bring its video optimization platform to EchoStar Technologies and its technical support for two IP offerings from corporate … Continue Reading >

CED

August 13, 2014

Conviva signs deal with EchoStar

Dish Network will use Conviva’s Intelligent Control Platform to help ensure high-quality streaming delivery for Dish Anywhere and DishWorld.… Continue Reading >

video-nuze

August 13, 2014

EchoStar Selects Conviva to Guarantee Video Quality of DISH's TV Everywhere Services

EchoStar will use Conviva's Intelligent Control Platform to optimize streaming video quality in real-time, on a per user basis. Conviva's platform monitors stre… Continue Reading >

CED

July 30, 2014

Conviva picks up new client in Europe

Wuaki.tv, a European video-on-demand (VOD) provider, is using video analytics and big data processing capabilities from Conviva to deliver a high-quality video … Continue Reading >

radpid-tv-news

July 30, 2014

Wuaki.tv enables Euro OTT expansion with Conviva partnership

As it looks to expand across Europe after establishing itself in the UK and Spain, over-the-top (OTT) video-on-demand (VOD) service Wuaki.tv has inked a technol… Continue Reading >

IPTV News

July 30, 2014

Wuaki.tv plots expansion through improved viewing & intelligence

Spanish streaming service Wuaki.tv is looking to ensure continued European growth by enhancing its video analytics, delivery optimization and big data processin… Continue Reading >

dtv

July 30, 2014

Wuaki.tv taps Conviva for video analytics

Over-the-top TV service Wuaki.tv has turned to video analytics and data processing specialist Conviva across the territories in which it recently launched its s… Continue Reading >

ATV

July 30, 2014

Conviva for Wuaki.tv EU expansion

VoD service Wuaki.tv is working with Conviva, a specialist in video analytics, delivery optimisation and big data processing, to deliver its streaming experienc… Continue Reading >

VOD Professional

July 29, 2014

Wuaki.tv Looks to Conviva to Underpin European Expansion

Maturing video-on-demand (VOD) service, Wuaki.tv today announces that it is working with Conviva, the leader in video analytics, delivery optimisation and big d… Continue Reading >

ATV

July 29, 2014

World Cup shows multi-screen behaviour

Conviva, a provider of video analytics, delivery optimisation and big data processing, has revealed its findings from the World Cup. Conviva’s analysis of the… Continue Reading >

IPTV News

July 28, 2014

World cut? Connected TV viewers make up 8% of World Cup total

This year’s World Cup set numerous records for audience scope and size for streaming across devices. With a unique, Internet-scale view of the event, Conviva … Continue Reading >

IPTV News

July 28, 2014

World cut? Connected TV viewers make up 8% of World Cup total

This year’s World Cup set numerous records for audience scope and size for streaming across devices. With a unique, Internet-scale view of the event, Conviva … Continue Reading >

VOD Professional

July 23, 2014

World Cup Data Reveals Emerging Multiscreen Viewer Engagement Trends

Conviva, the leader in video analytics, delivery optimisation and big data processing, today revealed its findings from the World Cup. Conviva's analysis of the… Continue Reading >

home-media-magazine

June 4, 2014

Conviva: Video Buffering Down

It’s taking less time for online video streams to buffer, and the delivery of low-resolution content online has increased dramatically, according to a new rep… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

June 3, 2014

Conviva Research Shows Viewers Expect High Quality on Any Device

Thanks to its work improving video streaming for clients, Conviva has a unique view on what viewers want and how broadcasters are meeting the challenge. At the … Continue Reading >

ATV

May 31, 2014

Viewer expectation outpaces QoE efforts

Video analytics, delivery optimisation and big data processing specialist Conviva has released its 2014 Viewer Experience Report, detailing the state of online … Continue Reading >

CED

May 21, 2014

CED: Live From the Show: Conviva

Conviva chief strategy officer Keith Zubchevich on the how the Internet remains a hostile environment for video, even as more video is traversing the open netwo… Continue Reading >

LightReading

May 16, 2014

Live Sports Push Boundaries of Online Delivery

Conviva Inc. found that if a streamer encounters buffering when watching a live sports stream, average viewing time plummets from 40 minutes to just one minute… Continue Reading >

VideoNet

May 8, 2014

Achieving Broadcast-Grade Quality For Live Streaming TV

When it comes to multiscreen TV, one of the big stories from the last two years is the growth of linear streaming. As consumers spend more time on laptops and t… Continue Reading >

beet-tv

April 10, 2014

Conviva Now Analyzing 4 Billion Monthly Global Streams for ESPN, HBO, others

Conviva, the streaming video analytics firm used by many digital publishers including ESPN and HBO, is analyzing some 4 billion monthly video streams to help pu… Continue Reading >

multichannel

April 7, 2014

March Madness: A Record of 61 Million Streams and Counting

Picking up an additional 13 million live streams during the second week of the tourney, NCAA March Madness Live has posted a 31% gain over the entire 2013 event… Continue Reading >

Media Post

April 2, 2014

Video Quality Troubles Continue, Viewer Tolerance Lessens

Consumers have high expectations for video quality, and they don’t differentiate or make exceptions for the delivery mechanism, according to a slate of new re… Continue Reading >

Media Post

April 1, 2014

The Myth Of Family Viewing; The Pain Of Ever-Buffering Video

In the typical way video industry reports just become a blur of often-stunning numbers in this biz, here’s one in Conviva’s new 2014 Viewer Experience Repor… Continue Reading >

video-nuze

March 31, 2014

Study: Video Buffering and Quality Improve in 2013, But Offset By Rise in Start Failures

Conviva has released its 2014 Viewer Experience Report, finding that of the 45 billion video views in 2013 that it analyzed, 26.9% were impacted by buffering, a… Continue Reading >

LightReading

March 31, 2014

Multiscreen Viewers Want Better Views

Although the quality of streaming video may be improving at a modest pace, it's not improving nearly fast enough for the majority of video viewers. In a new … Continue Reading >

IPTV News

March 31, 2014

Report: Concurrent household streaming up 28%

Conviva today released its 2014 Viewer Experience Report, detailing the state of online video streaming performance across multiple devices. The report is based… Continue Reading >

multichannel

March 31, 2014

Study: 27% Of Online Video Views Experience Buffering

A new study from online video optimization firm Conviva offered a dose of good and bad news for streaming world – video buffering is on the decline, but consu… Continue Reading >

nScreenMedia

March 31, 2014

Video streaming quality gains negated by low tolerance to problems

In the new Conviva 2014 Experience Report, the company states that “The multiscreen future is now our television present.” However, the report shows we stil… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

March 31, 2014

Buffering Is on the Decline, Says Conviva Report

It doesn't matter how high the video quality is: Viewers don't have a good streaming experience when the content buffers. Luckily, that frequent irritation is b… Continue Reading >

tvweek

March 21, 2014

NCAA Basketball Tournament Setting Records for Digital Viewing

This year’s "March Madness" NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is setting records for digital viewing, Turner Sports announced. While viewership for the tourn… Continue Reading >

fierceonlinevideo1

March 21, 2014

Turner's NCAA March Madness Live mobile app passes 51M live streams

Updated: Second-screen viewership of the NCAA March Madness tournament hit record levels in its first week, with more than 51 million live video streams. The en… Continue Reading >

variety

March 21, 2014

March Madness Dunks Record Digital Views in Early Play — with Apparently No Glitche

Turns out somebody can deliver a high-volume digital video event without any noticeable snafus. The web and mobile NCAA March Madness Live service, managed b… Continue Reading >

CED

December 5, 2013

Solving the Friday Night Deluge

The reactions to Netflix have varied throughout the cable industry. Some are irritated by a competitor highjacking their broadband pipes for free. Others see Ne… Continue Reading >

fierceonlinevideo1

November 7, 2013

Finalists Announced in Second Annual Fierce Innovation Awards

The publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable today released the names of the finalists in the second annual Fierce Innovation Awards. Finali… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

November 6, 2013

The 2013 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards Finalists

he 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 Hunt… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

October 3, 2013

The Streaming Media 100: The One Hundred Companies that Matter Most in Online Video in 2013

The Streaming Media 100 list is only 3 years old, but it’s already undergone significant changes. Between the first and second installments (2011 and 2012, re… Continue Reading >

August 7, 2013

Why quality of experience is the most critical metric for internet video profitability

Thirty-six million UK internet users watched video online this February, according to comScore's April 2013 report. A rapidly growing library of online video of… Continue Reading >

July 26, 2013

Entrepreneur's 'double happiness' day

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 b… Continue Reading >

July 24, 2013

M-Go taps Conviva for video optimisation support

Digital entertainment service M-Go has selected online video platform provider Conviva's real-time, per-viewer video quality metrics and preemptive optimisation… Continue Reading >

July 23, 2013

M-GO Looks to Optimize Digital Video Experience with Conviva

The M-GO mobile video service has tapped Conviva for preemptive video optimization. Conviva’s real-time, per-viewer video quality metrics and optimization too… Continue Reading >

wired logo

June 19, 2013

Spark: Open Source Superstar Rewrites Future of Big Data

RAM SRIHARSHA WORKS in the engine room powering one of Silicon Valley’s most influential companies. He’s an engineer at Yahoo. Even after naming ex-Googl… Continue Reading >

ibe-connects

June 14, 2013

Better video streaming could net an extra $20 billion by 2017, says Conviva

Video stream monitoring company Conviva has shared the results of its 2013 Viewer Experience report, which predicts that a growing number of viewers is increasi… Continue Reading >

June 14, 2013

Quality boosts revenues for OTT providers

Tolerance of poor OTT quality is falling fast as consumption rises, according to a survey of UK online TV services. The report, from QA (Quality Assurance) s… Continue Reading >

dtv

June 13, 2013

Viewers tolerance of buffering falling, says Conviva

Viewers tolerance of buffering when viewing online video declined sharply between 2011-12, while UK online video publishers were only able to deliver 23.5% of v… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

June 13, 2013

Streaming Media East: Content Is King in Online Sports

Content is king, Damon Phillips, ESPN’s vice president for ESNP3 and Watch ESPN, said in the opening day keynote for Streaming Media East 2013. But not just a… Continue Reading >

ATV

June 13, 2013

UK needs to improve video buffering and quality

Despite 2012 being a year of great live content, UK video publishers and operators were only able to deliver a quarter of it (23.5 per cent) at optimal quality.… Continue Reading >

radpid-tv-news

June 13, 2013

Poor quality streams threaten UK online TV

Despite 2012 being an annus mirabilis for online TV and online video in the UK thanks principally to the Olympics and Euro 2012, only a quarter of services … Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

May 1, 2013

Think Streaming Will Replace Cable TV? This Data On Streaming Quality Proves Otherwise

These days, many want to suggest that cable TV offerings will be “killed” or “replaced” by content services being delivered over the Internet using cont… Continue Reading >

April 24, 2013

Conviva Incorporates Preemptive Optimization, Performance Analytics for CBC

CBC, a national broadcaster in Canada, has strategically collaborated with Conviva to incorporate Conviva’s anticipatory optimization and per-viewer performan… Continue Reading >

reelseo

April 4, 2013

VIDEO BUFFERING AND INTERRUPTIONS CAUSED MAJOR HEADACHES IN 2012

A few weeks ago, we went over some data compiled by Conviva that came up with the astounding statistic that buffering, low resolution due to bitrates, and slow … Continue Reading >

onlinevideo

March 29, 2013

Ban Buffering: Why Audiences Won’t Sit Still for Poor Playback

Online video audiences are famously intolerant to poor quality streaming. There are many distractions online, so if a video won’t play well they’re happy to… Continue Reading >

Media Post

March 29, 2013

The Cost of Not Being On Time

Woody Allen famously observed that, “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” The Video Experience Report from Conviva has a version of that. It says in 20… Continue Reading >

gigaom

March 28, 2013

Content for cord cutters is going to get harder to find predicts industry executive

While millions of cord cutters are eagerly awaiting their chance to subscribe to HBOGo, the CEO of the company that helps ensure that HBO’s over the top conte… Continue Reading >

Media Post

March 27, 2013

NCAA's March Madness Gets Big Digital Scores

Live streaming video activity continues to rack up soaring results over a year ago for the CBS and Turner’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament -- with live st… Continue Reading >

multichannel

March 26, 2013

NCAA March Madness Live Dunks Record 36.6 Million Video Streams

As linear TV coverage produced the best Nielsens for the first week of the tournament in 20 years, the digital presentation of NCAA March Madness Live dunked th… Continue Reading >

reelseo

March 20, 2013

YouTube Working on Adaptive Streaming for Mobile and TV

According to a piece in GigaOM, YouTube wants to make its player on mobile devices and internet-connected TVs adapt to the strength of your internet connection… Continue Reading >

bloomberg-businessweek

March 7, 2013

Innovator: Hui Zhang's Hiccup-Free Streaming Video

There are seven words you can’t say on television, but only one that would-be viewers hate to see fill their online video screens: buffering. Researcher NScre… Continue Reading >

gigaom

February 26, 2013

Improving online streaming experience — multibillion dollar opportunity

We have all hit play to watch an internet video, only to be met with that annoying buffering wheel. You begin to debate how much longer you will wait. “Just o… Continue Reading >

emarketer

February 25, 2013

What Makes Streamers Abandon Video Content?

According to video optimization company Conviva, most online video viewers deem a few seconds too long to wait for a video to load. The longer content takes to … Continue Reading >

business-insider

February 20, 2013

Study: Slow Video Start Will Doom Your Video Views

Even the most entertaining, well produced video will lose a viewer's attention the instant it buffers or stalls. Understanding the implications of just one s… Continue Reading >

reelseo

February 18, 2013

Low Quality Video Caused $2.16 Billion in Damages to the Bottom Line in 2012

It's something that we all should know at this point: low quality video will turn your viewers off in a heartbeat.  And we're not talking just poor production … Continue Reading >

TechZone 360

February 14, 2013

Conviva Viewer Experience Report Says $20 Billion Opportunity Could be Missed by 2017

We all are more than well aware of two things when it comes to streamed video. First, whether from commercial sources or downloads of personal content on YouTub… Continue Reading >

nScreenMedia

February 13, 2013

2 seconds to deliver: start your stream or lose your audience!

If your business is the delivery of video on the Internet there are certain problems that you may not like, but have had to learn to live with. Video stalls, po… Continue Reading >

fierceonlinevideo1

February 13, 2013

Report: Poor quality costing content providers billions

Delivering a poor viewer experience cost global content brands about $2.16 billion in revenue in 2012, and "without a shift to higher quality, content brands wi… Continue Reading >

home-media-magazine

February 13, 2013

Study: Poor Online Video Quality Costly

Global video content companies left as much as $2.16 billion on the table in 2012 due to poor online video streams, according to a new study. San Mateo, Cali… Continue Reading >

nScreenMedia

February 6, 2013

Free ad-supported TV a hit online, but only to the PC?

In the U.S. TV viewing is completely dominated by pay TV providers. With 90% of TV households relying on cable, satellite or telcoTV as their primary source of … Continue Reading >

multichannel

January 23, 2013

HBO Inks Six-Year Deal With Video-Optimizer Conviva

HBO has re-signed Conviva, a provider of online video-optimization technology, to a six-year deal to support the premium programmer’s HBO Go and Max Go “TV … Continue Reading >

video-nuze

January 23, 2013

Conviva Wins 6-Year Deal For HBO GO Video Delivery Optimization

Conviva, whose software preemptively optimizes video streams on multiple platforms, has renewed and expanded its existing deal with HBO for another 6 years. Con… Continue Reading >

fierceonlinevideo1

January 23, 2013

HBO signs six-year deal with streaming video tech firm Conviva

HBO said it signed a six-year extension on an agreement to use streaming video optimization technology from Conviva for its HBO Go and Max Go mobile video appli… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

November 9, 2012

thePlatform Customers Gain Conviva Analytics

Thanks to a partnership between thePlatform, the online video publishing company owned by Comcast, and video optimization company Conviva, customers of thePlatf… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

May 20, 2012

Conviva Breaks into TV Everywhere with Subscriber Extension

Innovative video optimization company Conviva is jumping into the growing TV Everywhere market today with the announcement of Subscriber Xtension, a service tha… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

March 16, 2012

The State of the Connected Home 2012

Popular culture embraced the dream of the "connected home" decades ago. Need proof? Just watch an episode of the futuristic 1960s-era cartoon series The Jets… Continue Reading >

multichannel

February 6, 2012

Time Warner Inc. Leads $15M Round In Net-Video Startup Conviva

Conviva has closed a $15 million round of funding led by Time Warner Inc., whose HBO and Turner Broadcasting System divisions use the startup's online-video opt… Continue Reading >

gigaom

August 9, 2011

When Akamai goes down, it takes the Internet with it

Updated. Major Internet sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Apple.com, Best Buy.com and Buy.com saw an outage this afternoon, as content delivery network Akamai fa… Continue Reading >

Streaming Media

June 9, 2011

Conviva Debuts Solution for Smoother Ad Streaming

Conviva announced its latest offering, Video AdVantage, at the Elevate online video advertising summit in New York City yesterday. With pre-roll video ads now c… Continue Reading >

video-nuze

June 9, 2011

Recapping All of the Product and Partnership News from ELEVATE

At the ELEVATE conference on Tuesday a number of our partners made product and partnership announcements which I mentioned were coming in a teaser last Friday. … Continue Reading >

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