Verizon FiOS, a leading provider of broadband and cable TV services to consumers in the U.S., is giving customers access to over five thousand hours of live streaming video from the London 2012 Olympics, via NBC Sports, on various digital devices.
PLAINVIEW, NY — NeuLion, a U.S.-based digital video services company, has won the contract with China Central Television (CCTV) to provide video streaming services for the 2014 Winter and 2116 Summer Olympics in China, the company says.
SAN BRUNO, CA — YouTube is streaming 3500 hours of 10 separate live channels of the London 2012 Olympics in the United States, via NBCOlympics.com, and to 64 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, including Ghana, Kenya, India, Malaysia and Singapore.
SAN FRANCISCO – (Via Skype Video) Adobe will power live streaming and on-demand delivery to digital devices of the London 2012 Olympics for the BBC, says Ashley Still, Director of Video Solutions at Adobe Systems in this interview with Beet.TV. The BBC will use Adobe's Project Primetime video technology platform to reach viewers in the United […]
LONDON – Sky News, a unit of the highly profitable satellite channel in Great Britain, has introduced the functionality for viewers to timeshift live programming via its iPad app, says Rob Owers, Producer/Team Leader for the iPad at Sky, in this segment from our recent video journalism summit at the offices of the Financial Times.
The distribution of live coverage of the London 2012 Olympics on mobile devices, by many broadcasters around the globe, will have a profound impact on the way that sports is consumed — and the very relationship between sports teams, broadcasters, and MSO’s says Ashley Swartz, head of the New York digital consultancy Furious Minds and […]
LONDON – The BBC's promise to deliver coverage of every Olympic sport from every venue, will mean 2,500 hours of live coverage, across 24 simultaneous live streams, on PCs, tablet devices, connected TVs and mobile phones, says its Head of Product, Sport and London 2012, Cait O'Riordan, in this video interview with Beet.TV
Iranian and Russian 24-Hour English-Language News Channels Gaining Traction via the Web, Russia is Huge on YouTube
LONDON – State-supported, English-language Russia Today (RT) and Iran’s Press TV are building a “loyal following” via the live news aggregator Livestation, says the company’s CEO Lippe Oosterhof in this segement from the recent Beet.TV video journalism summit at the Financial Times.
LONDON – Livestation, an aggregation site for linnear satellite and cable news channels, has introduced a means to “time shift” viewing in a sort of DVR-type scenario, explains Lippe Oosterhof of the London-based company.
LONDON – Mainstream news broadcasters are airing user generated content from Bambuser's live video service to bring audiences breaking news from areas of conflict that has restricted media access, says its Executive Chairman, Hans Eriksson.
LONDON – Livestation has signed aggreement with the BBC, Sky News and Euronews to bring this bundle of news channels to digital consumers in the U.S. and Canada, says CEO Lippe Oosterhof in this inteview with Beet.TV
Half of The Wall Street Journal’s video views are coming sites other than its own says Alisa Bowen, General Manager for the paper’s digital network, in this interview with Beet.TV
The Wall Street Journal, which has been expanding its daily live video programming to more than five hours, with a show from New York and a new one from Hong Kong, will debut a weekly live show from the paper’s DC bureau, says Rahul Chopra, Director of Video at the Wall Street Journal Digital Network, […]
"Live video has a lot of opportunity for us," says Jeff Moriarty, VP for Digital Products, in this interview with Beet TV
The New York Times used Google+ ‘Hangouts On Air,’ streaming live video on its home page, YouTube channel and Google+ page for the first time. In this video interview with Beet TV, Alexis Mainland, New York Times Social Media Editor describes the on air feature as a “lightweight production tool with inherent social elements.”
BOSTON (via Skype Video) – The Boston Globe, which has been producing and streaming video clips for over five years, has launched it first regular live show.
LAS VEGAS — Livestream, the popular free-webcast service which claims some 30 million users, demo'd at the NAB conference some big developments including a camera-mounted device to stream video directly to the Web via WiFi or cellular, and a new ad-free model for event producers.
LAS VEGAS — Some 50 of the industry’s leading video services companies are rallying around a unified live video streaming protocol known as DASH, says Akamai’s Will Law, Principal Architect, Media Division, in this interview with Beet.TV
As the consumption of online video content has grown, so has the demand for live news streams. More viewers than ever are watching live news broadcasts online, but live video streaming is still far from perfect.
LONDON (via SkypeVideo) Bambuser, the fast growing Swedish start-up that allows users to stream live video over mobile devices, has entered into an agreement with the Associated Press. The pact provides the Bambuser platform to AP staffers and provides "citizen" journalists to provide unique live video to the wire service.