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VOD Streaming – The Premier Content Delivery Strategy

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Video on demand (VOD) is the future of online content delivery. A recent HubSpot survey revealed that audiences prefer video over all other forms of content including emails, infographics, and blog articles. Another report found year-over-year viewing times on VOD platforms up 155% (with almost 20 minutes spent per session). According to Cisco Systems, the […]

Codec vs. Container: Encoder Settings for Live Streaming

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Live streaming video content is becoming more prominent in the professional world. Businesses are incorporating videos for sales, marketing, training, and more. People with little to no broadcasting experience are diving headfirst into the world of online video, not realizing how technologically complex this topic is. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to break […]

Top 5 Streaming Solutions for Video Hosting [Updated for 2020]

Streaming Solutions for Video Hosting

For the past several years, the millennial demographic has consistently increased their consumption of digital video, now spending more time watching videos online as opposed to on TV. Today, the OTT video industry is flourishing with no end in sight. In 2018, OTT revenue in the United States alone grew by more than 25%. Experts […]

The Top Online Video Platforms for Business [Updated for 2020]

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Do you remember the early days of Google Video and YouTube? In 2020, more than a decade later, so much has changed in the online video platform market. YouTube has long been a multi-billion dollar business. And today, the majority of people in the U.S. stream live video on their phones. Consequently, a multitude of […]

Top 7 Video Streaming CDN Providers for HTML5 Live Streaming in 2020

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The world is currently undergoing a big change. This change is focused on a lot of businesses working remotely, canceling in-person events, and searching for ways to keep in touch with employees and clients through technology. As a business owner, are you now searching for a powerful video streaming solution for delivering OTT content? As […]

The Broadcaster’s Guide to CDNs (Content Delivery Networks)

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Delivering top-tier online video can be challenging. Content files are getting larger and users expect HD streaming to happen instantly. Broadcasters who value quality are incorporating CDNs (content delivery networks) to meet this growing demand.  The modern Web is a mixture of text, images, audio, and video with data centers around the world supplying information […]

Akamai vs AWS Cloudfront CDN Services for Live Video Streaming

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By 2022, online video will comprise over 82% of all consumer internet traffic. And live video streaming, in particular, is exploding in popularity. Cisco predicts that live video will grow fifteen-fold by 2020, making up 17% of total video traffic. Today, CDNs exist to solve the problem of content delivery: moving data around the planet […]

Top Video Hosting Sites: A Comparison for 2020

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Video is a key part of many modern businesses. Whether for corporate training, product launch, or broadcasting live conferences, video can be an integral tool for success.  In fact, the global business video market is expected to reach $40.84 billion by 2022. That represents an annual growth rate of more than 20%. This brings us […]

Video Streaming Software: Top 6 Apps for Professional Live Streaming [2020 Update]

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In recent years, we’ve entered a very exciting time for online video. Video is taking over the internet, and users are watching more content online than ever before.  Live video streaming is a helpful tool for individuals and businesses alike. Many businesses use live streaming content to better connect with their audiences.  In this post, […]

Video Monetization – The Ultimate Guide for Broadcasters

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Video monetization is skyrocketing growth for broadcasters and online brands. Research shows that overall video ads grew by 46% last year with live content doubling in market share. Not to mention that online viewership is up by 72% and consumer spending for streaming services is expected to reach nearly $17B in 2020. Clearly, audiences are […]