Ooyala Partners With Facebook Live, Sees More Video Disruption

LAS VEGAS – When it comes to pay television and “TV Everywhere,” the only constant is disruption, one of the latest examples being Facebook Live, which enables anyone to broadcast live video on the social media platform. As an official Media Solutions Partner for Facebook Live, Silicon Valley-based Ooyala has a ground-level view of the […]

 

Livestation Tries Brand Videos, Mid-Rolls To Make Live News Pay

SAN FRANCISCO — Live TV news rebroadcaster Livestation has spent the last few years building up its portfolio of 49 partner channels. Now it is trying to strike a balance between those conventional linear news sources and a new line-up of ad formats. “We have pre-roll advertising, we also have display advertising,” CEO Lippe Oosterhof […]

 

‘Twitch’ Set To Boom With Xbox Tie-Up, iOS Software

When Microsoft announced last month that Xbox One players will be able to broadcast their live gaming sessions via the Twitch.TV platform, many people could have been forgiven for asking: “Twitch who?” But the announcement was a crowning for the former Justin.TV, the livestreaming service that was so often home to illegally-streamed content. Now the […]

 

Livestream Strives to Make Live Streaming Accessible

LAS VEGAS – Livestream‘s mission is to connect people and live events, says Sam Kimball, EVP of advertising and brand sales for Livestream which attracts more than 30 million viewers a month. Beet.TV spoke with him in this video interview at NAB. “We have a very sophisticated and global leading platform for streaming live,” Kimball […]