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Best of Web: AT&T’s Advertising Behemoth is Coming for Facebook and Google

Ben Munson | | July 9, 2018 When AT&T officially closed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, it spun up advertising as one… Read More


Article: The Value of Getting Ad Insertion Right

Roger Franklin | Videonet | June 21, 2018 It seems that the conversation on the growth in OTT is an old one – except it… Read More

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Best of Web: Addressable Ad Executive: ‘If I knew it would only be a $2B business by 2018, I wouldn’t have taken the job’

Daniel Frankel | | June 15, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO —While most agreed that the technology is baked enough to support sizable addressable advertising and… Read More


Why Automated Monitoring Matters

Alan Young | APB Asia-Pacific Broadcasting | June 6, 2018 Traditional TV has never seen more challenges than it does today. Competition is rife from… Read More

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Best of Web: Hulu Surpasses 800K Live TV Subscribers

Jeff Baumgartner | Multichannel News | May 30, 2018 CEO Randy Freer says packaging live with SVOD will help service differentiate in crowded market Hulu… Read More


How to Make OTT Sports Content More Attractive

Roger Franklin | TVBEurope | May 31, 2018 Sports content is big business, attracting audiences equally as large. The monetary figures associated with ads and… Read More

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Best of Web: Roku’s CEO Says Adverts are the Company’s Future

Jenny Priestley | | May 10, 2018 Company is gaining more revenue from its platform business than digital media players The CEO of Roku,… Read More


Making OTT Profitable for Linear Broadcasters

Roger Franklin | | May 18, 2018 Distributing linear content over the internet is considerably more complex than OTT VOD or TVE distribution There… Read More

Press Releases

AdGorilla selects Crystal to Identify Ad Breaks in Live Linear TV

Duluth, Georgia, and Littleton, CO 15th May 2018 – Crystal’s new VidTime™ technology, used in conjunction with Crystal Connect™ and Crystal Metadata Cloud™, is deployed… Read More


Reinventing Sports Broadcasting for OTT

Alan Young | Digital Studio | May 2018 | p. 57-59 The combined international fan base of 20 English Premier League football teams exceeds a… Read More

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June 26-28, 2018 - Suntec Singapore - Singapore BroadcastAsia is Asia’s must-attend international event for the pro-audio, film, digital media and broadcasting industries. Get connected to the industry’s who’s who that are creating new value and reshaping the entertainment and broadcast value chain. Read More


Best of Web: Nobody Is Content With Linear TV Content

Jacqueline Corbelli | NewBay Media | April 23, 2018 Explosion of OTT options poses new challenges for creators, advertisers My family is not content with… Read More


Personalized Graphics for OTT with Crystal

InBroadcast | NAB Show – April 2018, p. 81 The growth of Over-The-Top viewing means broadcasters make content available for streaming as soon as possible… Read More


Want Happy Advertisers? Get the Metadata Right

Roger Franklin | OTT Executive Magazine | Volume 6, Issue 4 – Spring 2018 The video distribution industry has changed significantly. Consumer demand means it… Read More

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Crystal to demonstrate VidTime™ technology at NAB

Dynamically inserting ads in a traditional linear TV channel Las Vegas, 27th March 2018: Crystal will demonstrate its VidTime™ synchronizing technology in its booth… Read More

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Best of Web: NBC Triples Live-Streaming Olympics Viewership From 2014

Alex Weprin | MediaPost Communications | February 20, 2018 The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea still have a few days to go before… Read More


Bringing Order to the SCTE 35 Chaos

Alan Young | New Bay Media | February 22, 2018 SCTE 35 has been relied on for two decades by broadcasters and cable TV networks… Read More


Ads and OTT: Get your metadata right

Roger Franklin | Broadband Technology Report | February 19, 2018 Most broadcasters are now forced to stream linear content on-demand via over-the-top (OTT) platforms –… Read More


A Media Lifecycle Landscape Mapped within BI and MAM Systems

Josephine Tan | | January-February 2018 | Volume 35, Issue 1 | p. 14-15 Content distribution can never be the same again in the… Read More

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Best of Web: ITV, Channel 4 and Sky Unite to Champion TV Advertising in Face of Online Threat

Gideon Spanier | Haymarket Media Group, Ltd. | February 7, 2018 The advertising bosses of Britain’s three big commercial broadcasters have given their first joint… Read More

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Best of Web: ‘Staggering’ Expansion Predicted for Programmatic Ads

Joseph O’Halloran | | January 4, 2018 A study from Persistence Market Research (PMR) is predicting that the global programmatic advertising platform market is… Read More


Using Satellite Diversity Switching and AUPPC to keep satellite broadcast on the map

Alan Young | SatellitePro ME | January 2018 | p. 40 While geostationary satellites are no longer the only economically viable way of broadcasting television… Read More

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Best of Web: Global streaming hours grew more than 100% last year, study says

Ben Munson | | January 4, 2018 The amount of time across the globe spent streaming SVOD content continues to grow at an accelerated… Read More


The Value of Metadata for OTT

Roger Franklin | New Bay Media Europe | January 2018 | p. 20 Common sense suggests that no business model would involve giving away an… Read More

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Best of Web: Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming

Brooks Barnes | The New York Times | December 14, 2017 LOS ANGELES – The Walt Disney Company said on Thursday that it had reached… Read More

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