Driving change in TV: Top 4 challenges in streaming services

Topic: AppCloud, OTT, Opinion

Every home has its own recipe for streaming content, with data showing that 63% of US consumers watch premium TV shows and movies in a typical week and two-thirds of families stream video weekly (1).

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Driving change in TV: Top 4 challenges in streaming services

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

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