Video Platforms & Solutions

Information about online video hosting platforms and video streaming platforms (OVP) and online video companies. Coverage of the business of online video, video platform startups, and other internet video platforms. Ongoing industry coverage of the video hosing providers, video CMS platforms, video advertising platforms, internet sharing platforms and other video platforms dedicated to publishing and monetizing web video.

Can New CEO Susan Wojcicki Fix YouTube's Broken Business Model?

Can New CEO Susan Wojcicki Fix YouTubes Broken Business Model?

Susan Wojcicki has been confirmed as the new CEO of YouTube, but can this veteran of Google successfully turn the site's business model around in its efforts to attract more advertising revenue? Millions of creators will certainly be hoping so.

Kaltura Offers Native Video App for Out-of-the-Box Video Portal

Kaltura Offers Native Video App for Out of the Box Video Portal

Open source video platform Kaltura has launched its new mobile video app which not only allow users to browse and view video but it also allows uploading of captured video, both live and pre-recorded. It's a single piece of software for a full-featured social video platform on mobile devices.

Kaltura Now Offers Easy OTT Subscription Based Video Platform

Kaltura Now Offers Easy OTT Subscription Based Video Platform

Kaltura is rolling out a new white label, OTT video platform which will bring subscription based pricing to their platform. The new feature means that the company will able to handle any kind of online video monetization imaginable.

LongTail Rebrands As JW Player: 6 Billion Views Generated In September 2013

LongTail Rebrands As JW Player: 6 Billion Views Generated In September 2013

The world's most popular video platform, LongTail, has rebranded as JW Player, the name that most of its users are already familiar with. The player generated 6 billion views across 2.5 million websites in September 2013 and the company predicts further growth as the demand for mobile video grows.

How the Acquisition of Adapt.tv Made AOL the #1 Video Ad Property [Interview]

How the Acquisition of Adapt.tv Made AOL the #1 Video Ad Property [Interview]

For the first time ever, AOL have overtaken Google as the number one video ad property, according to the new online video rankings report from comScore. AOL served up 3.7 billion ad impressions last month, which is the largest number by a single property ever recorded by comScore Video Metrix.

ESPN Deal With AOL Offers Sports Fans Premium Online Video Content

ESPN Deal With AOL Offers Sports Fans Premium Online Video Content

AOL and ESPN have signed a pretty significant deal to distribute ESPN sports related video content across major AOL sites like The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe and of course, AOL itself. The agreement strengthens AOL’s collection of high-quality online video content and significantly boosts its sports-related offering.

Know Your YouTube MCN: BroadbandTV

Know Your YouTube MCN: BroadbandTV

Multi Channel Networks, or MCNs, are a huge part of the online video industry and it's rare that you'll find a big time YouTube player that isn't affiliated with one of these partner networks in some way. This month, we take a look at one of the biggest MCNs, BroadbandTV.

GoAnimate Team Up With Common Craft For New Explainer Video Tool

GoAnimate Team Up With Common Craft For New Explainer Video Tool

GoAnimate, the “do-it yourself” animated video platform have teamed up with Common Craft, one of the pioneers of the explainer video movement, to offer a brand new template for video creators, based on the Common Craft style. Available now, it promises to be an easy way to animate the famous cut out style of animation.

Seven Of The Most Important Moments In Vimeo's History

Seven Of The Most Important Moments In Vimeos History

Vimeo has been part of the video community for 9 years and, although it will never be a big as YouTube, it has forged a solid place in the hearts of many indie filmmakers and videographers. We take a look back at some of the biggest moments in the site's history.

How AOL's Investment In Original Programming = 55% Increase In Views [Interview]

How AOLs Investment In Original Programming = 55% Increase In Views [Interview]

188.5 Million Americans watched 46 Billion content videos in August 2013 and AOL was a major player in that field, with 55% more viewers than they had in August 2012. We find out why they have become so successful.

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