Why is virtualization strategic to OTT app performance?

Topic: AppCloud, OTT

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Why is virtualization strategic to OTT app performance?

What’s life like as a software engineer at ActiveVideo?

Topic: AppCloud, Hilversum, The Netherlands, CloudTV, Team

Since the early years of digital pay TV ActiveVideo has played an important role providing a refreshing technology viewpoint and perspective for the industry. From time to time, changes in the technology landscape have required us to pivot. Back in 2012, I was a software engineer when we created CloudTV, a...

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What’s life like as a software engineer at ActiveVideo?

Top 10 examples of OTT content in 2020 (so far)...

Topic: OTT

When it comes to OTT content, original series are often what drives people to a particular platform or service. This means that not only do OTT providers want to secure the rights to the most potentially popular shows, they are in many cases producing their own content (Netflix for example) or in the case of...

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Top 10 examples of OTT content in 2020 (so far)...

How do OTT providers battle for shelf space on operator set-tops?

Topic: OTT

How do OTT providers battle for shelf space on the operator set-top box? The short answer is - they no longer need to face that battle.  The slightly longer answer is outlined below, but let’s first set the scene...

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How do OTT providers battle for shelf space on operator set-tops?

Living & breathing OTT at ActiveVideo - we’re fans of mainstream and niche OTT!

Topic: OTT

Working at ActiveVideo requires us all to be fully immersed in the world of OTT content. We obsess day in, day out about the very best ways to get the wealth of OTT video that’s out there to consumers in the most efficient way possible.  It’s no longer about the 4 or 5 established apps. Yes, Netflix, Prime Video...

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Living & breathing OTT at ActiveVideo - we’re fans of mainstream and niche OTT!

Getting to know...Chris Tripp

Topic: Team

In the first of our series 'Getting to know...' Chris Tripp, our SVP Global Sales and Customer Engagement answers a few questions about his role, his views on the industry and the best advice he's been given. Is Chris an aisle or window guy? Is he a cat or dog person?  Read on to find our more:

What's your role at...

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Getting to know...Chris Tripp

Industry Insights: Ozark or Tiger King? Smartphone or TV? Netflix or Disney+?

Topic: Industry

The world of TV and entertainment is moving, shifting, evolving in all directions - here are four areas that caught our eye recently:

1. “If I was kidding, I would've said you're witty and handsome.” ( Ruth Langmore, Ozark

The most watched shows this month across streaming platforms were the money laundering...

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Industry Insights: Ozark or Tiger King? Smartphone or TV? Netflix or Disney+?

Putting virtualization and the cloud to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic

Topic: AppCloud, CloudTV

As we move through another calendar month with many countries still enduring lockdown situations, we are reflecting on the past few weeks of what has become the ‘new normal’ for our business operations.  With employees predominantly based in the US and The Netherlands, but also in Asia Pacific, the ActiveVideo team...

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Putting virtualization and the cloud to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic

Simplicity is key to positive sentiment and will fuel Operator success

Topic: AppCloud

Traditionally, Operators have been able to establish an enduring relationship with their subscribers than OTT providers and they remain in a good place to maintain this position provided they can deliver a simple and uniform consumer experience across both linear and OTT viewing. 

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Simplicity is key to positive sentiment and will fuel Operator success

Ed Lee and Tyler Bell Join ActiveVideo

Topic: AppCloud, News

With the OTT industry in growth mode, here at ActiveVideo we are in a great position to help our operator customers provide the very best next-generation OTT experiences to their subscribers.  With a truly innovative approach in our AppCloud solution, we are able to bridge between the content community and the...

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Ed Lee and Tyler Bell Join ActiveVideo