Streaming Video


Streaming Video is Gold: The Chaos of Content

by Andy Marken

Entertainment organizations are going through major structural changes to keep a firm cash flow. It’s all about getting a large number of viewing subscribers.

Tags:Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Market Data| OTT TV| Streaming Video

Piracy: Address the Problem, Provide a Better Option

by Andy Marken

Awhile back – quite a while – we spent frustrating days divorcing our cable bundle of hundreds of channels (we only watched a few, the rest were just “there.”). It wasn’t a messy divorce, …

Tags:Piracy| Streaming Video| TV Viewing

The Cost of Encoding: The Dependent TV

by Omid Rahmat

In an interview with Jan Ozer, a leading expert on audio/video encoding for live and on-demand production, we take a look at the one thing that can make or break the viewing experience: encoding. …

Tags:Streaming Games| Streaming Video| Video Encoders & Decoders

A Generational Rejection of Boomer TVs

by Omid Rahmat

The people who make TVs are, for the most part, boomers. The people who watch TV are not. Yet, it is the boomers who represent the majority of people who want non-boomers buying TVs. …

Tags:Market Data| Samba TV| Smartphones| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)

Changing Streaming Choices

by Andy Marken

We know you’re going to say we’re a freakin’ idiot, but we say we miss our old pay TV bundle. Hear us out… One – When we wanted to watch the news/show we went …

Tags:Streaming Video

Streaming Dominates Viewing on TVs

by Omid Rahmat

The competition for viewers in December led to losses of viewing share across broadcast, cable and streaming. The “other” category benefited, gaining 2 share points, driven in part by video game usage during holiday …

Tags:Smart TV| Streaming Video| TV Viewing

Streaming Numbers Going Up Again in US

by Omid Rahmat

According to a report in Advanced Television, US streamnig numbers are growing again. Kantar’s Entertainment on Demand study reports that from September to December 2022, the number of US households with video streaming rose …

Tags:Netflix| Streaming Video| TV (Television)

The industry Needs to Pause, Consider the Viewing Public

by Andy Marken

The artful master of linguistics and baseball legend Yogi Berra has been quoted as saying, “When you come to a fork in the road, Take It!” Great advice …  keep moving forward. The problem for …

Tags:AVOD| OTT Video| Streaming Video| SVOD