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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

Do you know your VOD alphabet?

Topic: OTT

Netflix and Amazon are prime examples of companies at the heart of a fast growing video on demand (VOD) industry. By going over the top (OTT) with web streaming technologies, VOD service providers are expanding reach worldwide, delivering movies, TV shows, documentaries and more, to all our screens.

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Do you know your VOD alphabet?

2021 - the year of OTT service re-aggregation

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

We’re kicking off 2021 with the latest episode of The Business of OTT - a conversation between Chris Linden and Jeff Miller, during which Jeff predicts that 2021 will be the year re-aggregation of OTT services will begin, with the operator at the heart of this.

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2021 - the year of OTT service re-aggregation

2020 in perspective - an interview with Jeff Miller

Topic: OTT, Opinion

In the latest episode of the Business of OTT, Chris Linden is in conversation with Jeff Miller discussing what has been a very interesting year.  Jeff talks about the impact COVID has had on the ActiveVideo team - from the positive perspective of being a software organization that was able to quickly pivot to 100%...

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2020 in perspective - an interview with Jeff Miller

The Business of OTT - Part 2: OTT Distribution

Topic: OTT

In the second edition of the Business of OTT, Chris Linden and Ed Lee discuss the OTT distribution dilemma. Is direct-to-consumer the way to go? Or do operators still hold the key to distribution success? Ed also shares some thoughts on how revenue sharing works out and what happens when OTT providers go global.

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The Business of OTT - Part 2: OTT Distribution

Webinar - Dec. 10: Dreaming of Streaming Video

Topic: Webinar

Led by Apple, Disney, NBCUniversal and AT&T, some of the world’s largest media companies are now entering the booming streaming video space.

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Webinar - Dec. 10: Dreaming of Streaming Video

Introducing Martin Gibson as VP Device Ecosystems

Topic: AppCloud, Team, OTT

Martin Gibson recently joined the ActiveVideo team, and will lead all device ecosystem efforts worldwide. Martin will build out ActiveVideo’s client engineering and integration initiatives, and will define a partner integration and certification program, helping scale the number of devices that can access AppCloud.

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Introducing Martin Gibson as VP Device Ecosystems

The Business of OTT - Part 1 - OTT Providers

Topic: Industry, OTT, Opinion

We're introducing a new series of insights from the ActiveVideo team - the Business of OTT. Hosted by Chris Linden, our COO, the Business of OTT introduces and explores some of the hottest trends, biggest themes and latest challenges for the OTT marketplace.

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The Business of OTT - Part 1 - OTT Providers