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QoE

How Fast Are We Moving Over The Top Anyway?

The world of TV is reeling from the pace of innovation. But not everyone is ready to declare defeat: CBS declared that TV viewing continues to rise, and Richard Freudenstein, CEO of Foxtel confidently noted that the Netflix threat is…
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Marketing

Pay TV Morphing, Not Dying

James Dolan (Cablevision’s CEO), normally a fan of throwing the cat amongst the pigeons, actually posited the potential longevity of cable this week—catnip, doubtless, to those hoping today’s business model isn’t as endangered as it seems. Disney also feels like…
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Social

Snapchat is a Burrito

I was asked to give a five minute presentation at a Producer’s Guild of America event recently on Snapchat and their influence in the area of mobile video.  Five minutes isn’t much time to talk about the future of mobile…
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QoE

Canary Deployment with NGINX

You have just deployed the first version of your web service, your users like it and can’t stop using it, and now you contemplate deploying an upgraded version of the service such that: There should be no interruption of the…
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Company

Conviva Shortlisted for CSI and Digiday Signal Awards

Conviva, the leading video experience optimization company, has been shortlisted for both a CSI Award for Best Monitoring or Network Management Solution, and a Digiday Signal Award for Best Analytics Platform. Conviva partners with top tier media companies and premium…
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Marketing

The Only Constant Now Is Growth

The OTT space is not only expanding in entrants, it is growing apace. We see that an increasing number of Canadians are cutting the cord; that six times as many Australians are using online video; and projections for market growth,…
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Marketing

What A Week for OTT

What a week for OTT! Virgin appointed a Chief Digital Entertainment Officer, Vivendi bought Daily Motion and Showtime launched their cable-free subscription. TV is an industry in full-scale transition to a new model, and the winners are the consumers who…
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QoE

More Control Than You Think

At TV Connect, Simon Trudelle, Senior Director Product Marketing at NAGRA, sat down with IPTV News to discuss trends in Internet TV and how the ecosystem has changed in just the last year. Mr. Trudelle noted that NAGRA is a…
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