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Spotify Takes First Steps into Streaming Video, Exclusive Content

May 20, 2015 11:54 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

Ek discussed video content partners including ESPN, NBC, MTV, and BBC.                                                                         

Verizon Buying AOL in Latest Mobile Video Push

May 12, 2015 10:41 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | News | Comments

The deal comes as Verizon prepares an Over-the-Top (OTT) mobile video service for launch this...

Periscope Jabs Pricey Mayweather Fight with Free Mobile Stream

May 4, 2015 5:21 pm | by 
Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Experts said it isn't likely that someone willing to pay for the fight would instead settle for...

Tuesdays with Roger: Can Verizon, Rest of the Pack Handle More Mobile Video?

April 28, 2015 1:34 pm | by Alex Shanahan, Manager of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

In this episode of Tuesdays with Roger, we take a look at the growth of online video and its...

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The Comcast-Time Warner Merger Died so OTT Video Could Live

April 24, 2015 1:54 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Blogs | Comments

It could be that in 30 years OTT mobile video will grow into something as generally despised as today’s cable model and the companies that prop it up.                                                       

LTE Multicast: Revolutionizing Delivery of Mobile Video

December 11, 2014 11:00 am | Videos | Comments

Thanks to a feature of LTE-Advanced called Multicast (eMBMS), watching video over a carrier network will be more efficient by...                      

The Future is Streaming

December 5, 2014 9:50 am | by Elliott Drucker | Articles | Comments

No matter how you cut it, if 50 percent (or more) of Internet traffic is going to be delivered over wireless networks, and 79 percent of Internet traffic is going to be streaming video, there is going to be a whole lot of video on our smartphone screens.

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Report: North America Growing on Subscribers with Multiple Devices

November 17, 2014 11:48 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Ericsson on Monday dumped its massive cache of mobile stats via the company's annual Mobility Report, and North America actually...                 

Verizon Multicast to Leverage OnCue Assets for Mobile Pay TV

November 11, 2014 2:59 pm | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Speaking Tuesday at the Open Mobile Summit in San Francisco, Carey talked about how the OnCue assets Verizon acquired from Intel will factor into...                                   

Wireless Week Live: LTE Multicast and the Mobile Video Revolution

November 11, 2014 2:39 pm | Webinars

The way video is delivered to mobile devices everywhere is about to get turned on its head. Thanks to a feature of LTE-Advanced called Multicast (eMBMS), watching video over a carrier network will be more efficient by leveraging Multicast's point to multi-point approach. Verizon has already demonstrated the technology at last year's Super Bowl in New York, and there's a lot of talk about the possibilities going forward.

The Top 5 Mobile Video KPIs for Operators

June 11, 2014 2:38 pm | by Jay Hinman – Head of B2B Marketing, Opera Software | Articles | Comments

When an operator needs to dig into what users are actually doing on their networks, there are a number of key performance indicators (KPIs) that’ll let them know whether their customers are having a pain-free video viewing experience – or if they’re suffering from excessive video buffering, stalling and long start times. 

Opera Acquires Skyfire for Video Optimization Tech

February 15, 2013 9:52 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Opera Software today announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley based Skyfire Labs, which specializes in mobile video optimization and cloud solutions for mobility. Skyfire also produces a mobile browser that allows iOS users to watch Flash-based video content on their devices...

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Avvasi Enables Ops to Improve Video QoE

December 11, 2012 11:22 am | by Brian Santo, CED Magazine | News | Comments

Avvasi has introduced a new system network operators can use to actively adjust the quality of video – per subscriber and per device. While the system could be used by any broadband provider, Avvasi’s new product (like its previous products) are aimed at LTE network operators. The company said its Q-SRV Video Service Gateway builds on its Q-VUE product, currently...

Key Market Drivers You'll Hear About at MWC

January 29, 2012 4:41 pm | by Pardeep Kohli, Mavenir Systems | Articles | Comments

We all know that mobile video consumption is growing. Industry analyst firm In-Stat forecasts that worldwide mobile video consumption will surpass 693 billion minutes by 2015. A recent Yahoo study found that mobile video consumption had grown 29 percent since 2010.

MetroPCS Inks Broadcast Mobile Television Deal

January 4, 2012 7:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The company will start selling an Android-based Samsung smartphone later this year equipped with an ATSC chip

QuickPlay Stretches Its Video Wings

October 12, 2011 9:20 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO—On one of the hills in the northern San Diego suburbs is an anonymous-looking office park.

IPv6: The Key to Deploying Scalable Internet Services

September 5, 2011 12:58 pm | by Kunihiro Ishiguro, IP Infusion | Articles | Comments

Without immediate action, Internet users on a global scale face the risk of incurring increased costs and limited functionality. The only lasting solution to this problem is the global adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)...

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Optimizing the SIP Network Environment for Mobile Services

September 5, 2011 12:45 pm | by Patrick Fitzgerald, Metaswitch | Articles | Comments

In many current deployments, SBCs are not optimized to handle the large-scale SIP signaling requirement of tomorrow’s mobile applications. They lack IMS/3GPP compliance and they ultimately limit the flexibility of an operator’s network.

How the New Data Cap Policies Will Impact the Mobile Ecosystem

August 14, 2011 8:05 pm | by Nickhil Jakatdar, Vuclip | Articles | Comments

The typical consumer will start visiting portals that will give them the biggest bang for the buck such as mobile sites that compress and deliver videos better than other sites. They will also start monitoring their usage very closely...

Vuclip Calls Out Popular Mobile Video Searches

August 12, 2011 8:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

While we're looking at mobile ad trends, why not turn our attention to mobile video services?

HD Video Over Wi-Fi: It's a Question of Quality

August 11, 2011 10:50 am | by Lior Weiss, Celeno Communications | Articles | Comments

While applications such as Web browsing and e-mail can operate effectively using traditional Wi-Fi solutions, video and multimedia streaming applications place greater demands on a home network because they have unique requirements.

Making the Mobile Video Call

August 8, 2011 6:48 am | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

"People thought we were crazy, there were no front-facing cameras on phones and there was no video calling app that had been approved at the App Store, and Android was really in its infancy."

Skype Adds Video Calling Support for 17 Android Devices

August 4, 2011 8:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Skype today announced that it is adding video calling support for 17 Android devices that run the Gingerbread iteration of Google's mobile platform.

Next-Gen Networks & Video: What You Need to Know

July 29, 2011 2:26 pm | by Ronny Haraldsvik, Bytemobile | Articles | Comments

Television viewing on mobile devices has begun to catch up to television viewing over the Internet as these devices come forward as a prominent tool for video viewing both at home and on the road.

Dear Watson: For Video Processing, It's Elemental

July 25, 2011 8:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Ever wonder why that video looks so good and appears so fast on the iPad? Elemental Technologies might have something to do with that

Potential Hulu Sale Puts Operators at a Crossroads

July 21, 2011 1:54 pm | by Mike Manzo, Openet | Articles | Comments

As sites like Hulu, Netflix, Apple's iTunes and even Google win over consumers with on-demand content, operators are missing out on a serious opportunity – one that could truly signal a business breaking point.

Bytemobile Gives Update on Mobile Video Traffic Trends

June 21, 2011 7:59 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

If you think you're getting better quality YouTube videos by using the browser on your iPhone instead of using the pre-installed app, you're onto something.

How Can Mobile Operators Win with Mobile Video?

June 6, 2011 1:23 pm | by Randy Fuller, Tekelec | Articles | Comments

The surge in streaming mobile videos from over-the-top players such as YouTube and Netflix will increase global data traffic more than seven times the current rate by the end of 2011.

Operators' Struggle with Video On Demand

May 23, 2011 6:12 pm | by Marwan Jabri, OnMobile | Articles | Comments

Netflix's critical differentiator is that it allows consumers to access video when it is convenient for them – on demand.

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