The mounting evidence that aggregation and bundling can survive in the streaming world

There is an ongoing debate concerning the value of aggregation and bundling within the OTT world and if the rise of direct-to-consumer apps means viewers will turn their backs on

Read More

Traditional TV warned it won't be able to withstand FAANG

Traditional broadcasters have had their work cut out defending their businesses from the rising tide of streaming services, but based on a leading media and tech analyst, it’s a battle

Read More

Broadcasters need collaboration to produce their own streaming scale, in battle against Netflix & Co.

Collaboration is the key to success for broadcasters within the battle against global digital giants. Which was one of the key messages from Alexander von Woikowsky, Md at 7TV, as

Read More

Why the TV industry badly needs to modernise the content distribution workflow – and the way to do it

The migration to multiplatform TV has provided consumers everything they could dream of, in terms of convenience, but has created a summary of challenges for content owners and distributors which,

Read More

The biggest challenges facing direct-to-consumer services, and how to address them

One of the most popular challenges for direct-to-consumer services today is the 'binge-and-bolt' phenomenon, as recognized by Colin Dixon, Chief Analyst and Founder at nScreenMedia during the recent Videoscape Europe

Read More

CommScope agrees to acquire ARRIS to chase growth across wireline, wireless and IoT

CommScope, which supplies and manages wired and wireless networks globally, has networking solutions for data centres and markets a portfolio of merchandise for mobile networks, has agreed to acquire ARRIS

Read More

What all of us have been reading on Videonet in 2021 – our top 25 stories

Here are the most read stories of 2021 on Videonet. The articles below start with the most popular at the top. Bear in mind that stories gather a long-tail of

Read More

DVB-I will not replace apps but will make service discovery easier from within them

One of the most basic potential outcomes from the new DVB-I (Internet) specification, which aims to first harmonise the way IP linear streaming services are discovered by connected devices and

Read More

AI and machine learning make inroads in broadcast – but ROI will have to be seen in 2021

If 2021 was the entire year when AI/ML (artificial intelligence and machine learning) took off in video production, then 2021 has to be the year the industry begins to see

Read More

Latest MPEG codec standard establishes performance lead but is hampered by licensing worries

Versatile Video Coding (VVC) has emerged as the latest and arguably the greatest codec so far, but is being caught up through the same licensing quagmire which has held back

Read More