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

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

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