Though running an island may not typically be what comes to mind when you think of digital media services, Ascension Island is a key component of the BBC’s critical daily radio broadcast to more than 30 million people across the service area. With the acquisition of Babcock Media Services, Encompass Digital Media is now responsible for all of the BBC World Service’s overseas infrastructure, and that includes operating the BBC’s Atlantic Relay Station on Ascension Island.
Consumers want to be able to watch live video content wherever they are and they expect a broadcast-quality experience, even when viewing live events. Quality of experience is key when it comes to streaming live events where every second matters. Many new market entrants fail to understand the true complexity of live event management or exactly what it takes to deliver flawless live video content. If you think you’re ready to start live streaming events, make sure you’ve considered these five things first.
Recent decades have seen technological advances that have revolutionized the music industry and its distribution channels. History has a strange habit of repeating itself and technological evolutions, such as Virtual Multi-Video Programming Distributors (vMVPD) and video consumption, are now disrupting the TV industry.
eSports is about to be a multi-billion dollar industry, but there are digital transmission issues major advertisers won’t tolerate.
What is the Skinny on the Skinny Bundle? How can content owners reach OTT users who have cut the cord or are cord-nevers? What is a Virtual Multichannel Video Programming Distributor (vMVPD)? How do these terms and services impact content owners, and what does it take to be successful?
Our Guide on Going OTT walks you through the planning process, content and details required to make a successful shift to OTT.