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Alan Weissberger Mutliscreen Video

“TV Everywhere” Gaining Market Traction with Live Linear added to VoD

“TV Everywhere (TVE)” services have begun to pick up momentum among programmers and pay-TV providers, according to some industry executives who have seen a surge of interest among subscribers, especially on major stories such as the recent Boston bombing and its aftermath shown on CNN. Up till now, TV Everywhere has been mostly a video-on-demand service, […]

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Alan Weissberger IPTV Mutliscreen Video Technology

Multi-Screen Video Content and OTT Partnerships Enabled by New Video Network Architectures – Part 2 of 2

Introduction: This is the second of a 2 part article on the 2013 OTTCON.  The first article looked at how Pay TV providers could offer OTT content on second screen devices and also how OTT and local providers (Pay TV or ISPs) could partner together to offer OTT content to subscribers.  This second article examines […]

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Alan Weissberger IPTV Mutliscreen Video

Multi-Screen Video Content and OTT Partnerships Enabled by New Video Network Architectures – Part 1 of 2

Introduction: This article covers two types of sessions from the content rich OTTCON 2013, held March 19-20, 2013 in Santa Clara, CA: Second Screen Video from mainstream pay TV service providers OR via a partnership between an OTT network provider and local service provider (telco or cableco). Video Network Architectures that facilitate OTT video for second screens, […]

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Alan Weissberger Mutliscreen Video

Multi-Screen Video Presents Challenges & Opportunities for Global Service Providers

Introduction Multi-screen video content and capabilities are becoming ever more important to pay TV operators, such as AT&T U-Verse.  Multi-screen video content is usually transmitted over IP networks (often referred to as Over The Top or OTT video).  The video content is received by multiple devices, such as notebooks, tablets, and smart phones.  Ken Pyle has […]

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Cloud Computing Mutliscreen Video

Olympusat Aims to Be YouTube for the Enterprise

  Olympusat Holdings, a long time provider of video distribution for family, faith, speciality and Spanish-language cable networks, recently announced that it is expanding its focus to include the enterprise market via its Olympusat Telecom division. Through a mix of partnerships that cover content ingest, asset management, encoding, ad insertion, hosting, distribution and last mile access, Olympusat Telecom […]