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

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

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

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

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

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?

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