OTT

Set Yourself Up for Success in the OTT Video Environment

Olivier Karra
The video streaming landscape is changing. OTT consumption is growing, technology is evolving, and new service offerings are frequently available. ....

Test a New Channel with Ease Using Video SaaS

How do you reach new audiences and try out new channels without breaking the bank? We have the solution that ....

New Skinny Bundle: Vidgo Launches with Video SaaS

Jean Macher
Vidgo recently soft-launched a new skinny bundle live streaming service, which includes over 25 of the most popular Spanish-language channels ....

Learn How to Reach New Audiences with a Skinny Bundle

Have you heard of a skinny bundle? Does it seem like something you could be interested to package the right ....

3 Slimmed-Down Characteristics of Skinny Bundles

Jean Macher
In the pay-TV space, skinny bundles are popping up everywhere. Wherever you look there seems to be a new skinny ....
Vido SaaS at IBC 2018

Video SaaS: The Smarter, Faster and Simpler Approach to Video Streaming

The media and broadcast industries are evolving at a rapid pace. Consumers are demanding higher quality experiences on an ever-expanding ....

NASA Content is Now Available in HDR Powered by Harmonic and Partners

Thierry Fautier
HDR is still in its relative infancy in our industry, in terms of real-world deployments. Yet, a group of trailblazers ....
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World Soccer Tournament Broadcasts Set the Stage for Ultra HD and HDR Deployment....

Thierry Fautier
It’s a wrap. The world’s largest soccer tournament recently concluded in Russia, with France earning bragging rights for the next ....
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The Mobile Video Tidal Wave Has Hit. The Impact on Cellular Networks.

Thierry Fautier
The growing use of smartphones, mobile broadband, and innovative apps will lead to video accounting for two-thirds of all internet ....

Live UHD Streaming of Sports is Gaining Momentum

Thierry Fautier
In 2015, the NFL streamed an entire football game over the internet. As the first live sports event to be ....

The Hot Trend in the MENA Region – OTT Video Delivery

Olivier Karra
In the Middle East and North Africa, OTT TV episodes and movies will generate revenues of $1.75 billion by 2022, ....
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OTT Innovation Is Heating Up

Eric Armstrong
OTT is one of the biggest technology trends in the pay-TV environment right now. Global OTT revenues will more than ....
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Channel Origination From the Cloud Is Simplifying OTT Service Delivery

Andrew Warman
According to recent research from Parks Associates, over 50 percent of U.S. broadband households now watch internet video on a ....
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Preparing For The Mobile Video Tsunami

Thierry Fautier
Video traffic on mobile devices is climbing at an amazing rate. It’s been reported that 80 percent of mobile traffic ....
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All IP or Hybrid SDI?

Andy Warman
Broadcasters have choices when it comes to delivering linear and OTT content from the baseband world. Change is rampant in ....
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The OTT Dilemma: How to Ensure Superior QoE

Noam Koren
OTT video consumption is soaring. Recent research from Parks Associates shows that 31 percent of U.S. broadband households have multiple ....
The Video Streaming Market is on Fire: Here’s What Harmonic Hopes to Accomplish as a New Member of the Streaming Video Alliance

The Video Streaming Market is on Fire: Here’s What Harmonic Hopes to Accomplis....

Thierry Fautier
The global video streaming market is expected to grow from $30.29 billion in 2016 to $70.05 billion by 2021, at ....
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V-Blog: EyeQ

Let's look at Harmonic EyeQ™, our new compression technology that allows us to achieve 50% bandwidth savings with consistent, superior ....
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Mobile Video Optimization Reinvented

As I prepare to attend Mobile World Congress at the end of the month (February 27 to March 2 in ....
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Software-based Encoding is Driving Momentum for UHD and 4K Services

The broadcast and pay-TV industries are gearing up for the mass deployment of 4K video. Research from Strategy Analytics revealed ....

Eureka! The cure for poor quality ABR delivery has finally arrived

Codec optimization is becoming critical for ABR delivery. Here’s why: Consumer demand for OTT services is increasing at a staggering ....
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IPTV 2.0 is Coming – It’s Time to Get Prepared! (Part 2)

IPTV 2.0 is upon us. In the first part of this blog series, we took a look at the challenges ....
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IPTV 2.0 is Coming – It’s Time to Get Prepared! (Part 1)

At TV Connect 2014, Harmonic predicted the arrival of IPTV 2.0, and it’s becoming true. During this two-part series, I’m ....
State of the Union: Distribution Codecs

State of the Union: Distribution Codecs

Video codecs have always been a subject of debate in our industry. With IBC2016 rapidly approaching, it’s the perfect time ....
Vegas NAB Takeaways – Virtualization, Cloud and IP Networking (Part 3 of 3)

Vegas NAB Takeaways – Virtualization, Cloud and IP Networking (Part 3 of 3)

While HDR and UHD might have grabbed all the headlines at NAB 2016, for those commissioning video solutions, the real ....

NAB 2016: VOS Cloud & VOS 360 Demo – Software-Based Media Processing P....

Learn more about software-based media processing. ....

What is VOS 360?

To learn more about the dedicated end-to-end video cloud service, visit www.vos360.tv ....
Mobile Video Evolution

The Mobile Video Evolution

With Mobile World Congress starting this week, I thought I would share my thoughts on the evolution of mobile video. ....
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Top Video Predictions in 2016: Cloud Technologies

You’d have to be living under a rock if you haven’t heard about the benefits and possible applications for cloud ....
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Media Over IP

All-IP workflows offer the promise of more efficient, less-expensive media processing for everything from OTT to UHD content, making it ....
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Making OTT Pay

OTT is here to stay, with more and more consumers expecting their favorite programs anywhere, any time, and on any ....
Changing the Game for Traditional Broadcasters

Changing the Game for Traditional Broadcasters

These are interesting times for traditional media companies, video service providers, and broadcasters. They’re facing tremendous pressure to stay profitable ....

VidTech InFocus: Electra X

In this episode of VidTech InFocus, Keith Lissak, Product Marketing Director, takes an in-depth look at: Harmonic Electra X — ....

Media Empire: Pushing Our Channel Live

On the last edition of Media Empire, the OTT channels are finally ready to go live and be accessed globally. Is ....

Media Empire: Branding Our TV Channel

The second episode of Media Empire is now available for viewing. If you didn’t see the first one, then visit ....

Media Empire: Launching Our TV Channel

So you’re interested in launching your own TV channel. Let me introduce you to Media Empire, a project we’ve been ....

Video Developments at CES 2015

Ignore the wearable tech and drones, it’s time to pay pilgrimage to the latest video developments at CES 2015. As ....

Harmonic Wins Big at IBC 2014!

Certainly one the most impressive awards we captured at the show was the IBC Innovation Award. Being honored with this ....

ProMedia Live Powers Delivery of Music Competition

The 14th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition is being telecast live over YouTube, thanks to Harmonic’s ProMedia Live real-time ....

Key Takeaways from CES 2014

While working off my Christmas pudding wandering around the various halls making up CES it occurred to me that branding ....

What will 2014 Bring for Ultra HD?

With CES in Las Vegas showcasing the latest consumer offerings, this seems an excellent time to speculate on what will ....

IBC 2013: 4K, HEVC & Ultra HD

September is IBC month and this year over 52,000 visitors descended on Amsterdam for the largest broadcast exhibition outside of ....

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Multiscreen vs. OTT

Multiscreen and OTT are two terms that get thrown around a lot, often interchangeably. But are they actually interchangeable? If not, ....