Author Archives: Max Wilbert

How to Choose an Online Video Hosting Platform for SMB

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More and more small and medium businesses (SMBs) are using online video. And for good reason. An online video hosting platform is an incredibly powerful tool for marketing, sales, communication, and more. The statistics readily underscore the importance of video for your businesses. For example, video content makes online purchases 1.6x more likely. Likewise, marketers who […]

How to Easily Get Access to A Powerful Live Streaming CDN

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Let’s imagine that you plan to produce video content for online distribution via multiple channels. You now face a crucial question around video distribution: What’s the best way to get your content in front of the maximum number of viewers possible? And that‘s where a live streaming CDN comes in! Nowadays, there are many possible live […]

Is Your HTML5 Video Player Fully Compatible?

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Times are changing in the world of online video. Flash, which dominated online video for decades, has already experienced a terminal decline. Meanwhile, HTML5 video player options and formats continue to expand. This is great news for the security and speed of the internet. At the same, it’s caused a shakeup for an industry in […]

Top 7 CDN Providers for HTML5 Live Video Streaming in 2019

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Are you in search of a powerful video streaming solution for delivering OTT content? If so, you’ve come to the right place. This blog post will look at the top 7 CDN providers in 2019 for mobile-compatible, HTML5 live video streaming. Over the past decade, young millennials (ages 14-25) began watching more video on digital devices […]

5 Business OTT Platforms for Over-The-Top Video Content

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Global OTT subscriptions are expected to hit 473 million in 2018, an 18 percent growth from 2017. More and more people are relying on internet video as the primary source of their entertainment. This article will look at how businesses are leveraging OTT platforms to manage, host, and deliver OTT content at scale. Specifically, we’ll […]

How to Choose the Best API for Video Streaming

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Any entrepreneur or developer may reach a time when they must make critical decisions. These decisions that can shape their business or product moving forward. Choosing a Video Streaming API is one of these important decision points that should factor into your streaming solutions. The API you choose to integrate live video streaming will influence your […]

Comparing OTT Video Providers: Kaltura, Brightcove & Dacast

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Still a relatively new video distribution approach, Over The Top video (OTT) continues to push the big dogs—cable and broadcast TV—towards the fringes. With Netflix an early adopter of this trend, OTT video providers have exploded in numbers in recent years. Amazon, Apple, and dozens of other major companies have explored this approach. For example, […]

5 Reasons Why Live Streaming Video Is Actually Easier Than You Think

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Video has a reputation for being difficult. And live streaming video is no different. After all, it’s a complex topic. I’m an expert, and it still sometimes seems like magic to me. In essence, photons hit a tiny digital sensor and are converted into digital signals. Those signals then pass through cables and via radio […]

How to Choose a Paywall for Pay Per View Streaming

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You may have wondered why you might want a paywall for pay per view streaming? In recent decades, advertising has been the most common video monetization method on the internet by far. According to a Digital TV Research report, advertising revenue will reach $47 billion by 2023. So, why even consider another approach? Well, there’s […]