OPINION: Quibi's End is a Triumph for TV

Topic: OTT, Opinion

Quibi will shut down on December 1, five weeks after co-founder Jeff Katzenberg announced that the short-form video streaming service was not viable. This is death without resurrection: the company will be liquidated, the cash refunded to investors, and the content IP returned to its creators after four years. Six...

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OPINION: Quibi's End is a Triumph for TV

What caught our eye this month?

Topic: News, Industry, OTT

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What caught our eye this month?

Meeting the OTT disaggregation challenge head on

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Webinar

We recently took part in a webinar discussion hosted by Digital TV Europe looking at TV as an app. Kicking off the discussion, Omdia analyst Sam McLaughlin painted the picture of a crowded, disaggregated OTT market. He shared two options available to address disaggregation chaos: re-aggregate - with operators...

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Meeting the OTT disaggregation challenge head on

Wouter Postma Joins to Lead Cloud Platforms & Operations

Topic: News, Hilversum, The Netherlands, Team

 

This month, we welcomed Wouter Postma to ActiveVideo as our new VP Cloud Platforms and Operations.

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Wouter Postma Joins to Lead Cloud Platforms & Operations

Getting to know...Chris Linden

Topic: Insider, AppCloud, Team

What is your role at ActiveVideo?

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Getting to know...Chris Linden

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!