Approaching OTT app integration at scale

Martin Gibson joins Chris Linden in episode 8 of The Business of OTT, to discuss what it takes to integrate or define an OTT application. Martin shares his experience of app development from the perspective of the integrator and the definer of the application.

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Approaching OTT app integration at scale

Riding a new wave of innovation to launch AppCloud

Topic: AppCloud, Opinion, Business of OTT

In the second part of their discussion in the Business of OTT series, Chris Linden and Ronald Brockmann discuss some of the technological challenges they faced when launching AppCloud, ActiveVideo’s new solution for delivering OTT content to the TV. AppCloud lives in the public cloud and delivers apps from a...

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Riding a new wave of innovation to launch AppCloud

Leveraging the cloud for a multitude of benefits

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion, Business of OTT

Ronald Brockmann, CTO of ActiveVideo joins Chris Linden, COO, in this edition of the Business of OTT. They discuss the challenges faced by content providers and operators delivering OTT apps to their customers, and how ActiveVideo stands out in its approach to helping overcome these challenges.

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Leveraging the cloud for a multitude of benefits

Client Integration: An Exercise in Lego Building

Topic: Insider, AppCloud, OTT

Many of the stumbling blocks faced during integration projects - in this case integrating local streaming clients onto set top boxes and digital media players - are not technology issues, but people issues. Habits, clarity, and interpretation can become enemies or friends on the journey. And once we accept this and...

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Client Integration: An Exercise in Lego Building

Why cloud-based delivery of OTT video applications makes sense

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

The TV experience is increasingly becoming app-driven, which presents challenges for both pay TV providers and content providers alike when it comes to reaching the living room TV screen at scale. As OTT apps are now essential to the viewing experience, a key question is how best to provide apps at scale to the...

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Why cloud-based delivery of OTT video applications makes sense

Webinar: Dealing with Dueling Devices

Topic: OTT, Webinar, Opinion

With the streaming video giants and other consumer electronics super powers all producing different streaming devices with their own video player software and specific requirements, streaming providers and OTT platform operators are often left in a precarious position: How is it possible to support them all while...

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Webinar: Dealing with Dueling Devices

Overcoming Device Fragmentation to Deliver OTT Content Applications

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

Device fragmentation refers to the wide variety of devices that are in use at any given time and occurs when some users are using devices with older versions of an operating system or chipset while others have the latest and greatest. 

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Overcoming Device Fragmentation to Deliver OTT Content Applications

Trends in VOD service monetization

Topic: OTT, VOD

For OTT VOD providers, choosing how you will monetize your content and service is a key decision.  Will you charge a monthly or annual subscription?  Will you earn revenue from serving advertisements? Do you go the ‘hybrid’ route and offer ad supported and subscription based packages? Or even offer transactions for...

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Trends in VOD service monetization

The top 4 challenges of delivering OTT VOD services

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, VOD

2020 was a record breaking year for video on demand (VOD) services as households signed up in droves for entertainment to entertain and distract from world events. The growth last year was seen by many to be an acceleration of a trend that was already well underway, with major brands, such as Disney+ and HBOMax,...

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The top 4 challenges of delivering OTT VOD services

North American operators will win subscribers by combining OTT & Pay TV experiences

Topic: OTT

With the backdrop of a significant rise in streaming OTT video services, the latest episode of The Business of OTT, with Chris Linden and Chris Tripp, looks at the implications for operators in North America, and answers the killer questions - is pay TV as we know it today dead? Or can pay TV operators flatten the...

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North American operators will win subscribers by combining OTT & Pay TV experiences