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Biggest live streaming failures of all time?

Live streaming has become increasingly popular over the years, offering real-time access to events, conferences, concerts, and more. However, not all live streams have gone smoothly, and there have been some significant failures that have resulted in negative publicity for the organizers. In this article, we will take a look at some of the biggest live streaming failures of all time and discuss what went wrong.

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What are the crucial parameters to take into account when live streaming?

Live streaming has become a popular way to share content and engage with audiences. Whether it's a music concert, a sporting event, or a product launch, live streaming has the potential to reach a broad audience and generate excitement. However, to ensure a successful live streaming experience, there are several crucial parameters to take into account. In this blog, we will explore these parameters and how they impact the quality of experience (QoE) for viewers, including the role of content delivery networks (CDNs).

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How to reduce my live streaming OpEx?

Live streaming has become increasingly popular in recent years, with more and more businesses and content providers leveraging this technology to reach a wider audience. However, with the rise of live streaming also comes an increase in operational expenses (OpEx), which can be a significant burden for companies of all sizes. In this blog post, we'll explore some tips for reducing live streaming OpEx while maintaining the quality of your content.

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The Future of Video Streaming: How Live Streaming is Changing the Game

The way we consume entertainment is changing rapidly, and video streaming has played a huge role in this transformation. Streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime have completely disrupted the entertainment industry and changed the way we watch TV shows and movies. But now, live streaming is taking over, and it’s changing the game once again.

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Is it the same to live stream content in the US than in LATAM? 

Live streaming has become a major component of the way we consume content. With the rise of real-time access to news, sports, concerts, and other events from around the world, it's essential to consider the various factors that can affect the quality of the live stream. In this blog post, we'll explore whether live streaming content in the US is the same as in Latin America, focusing on live streaming and Quality of Experience (QoE).

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Bad live stream a threat to content rights?

Bad live streams can pose a threat to content rights in multiple ways. They can encourage unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material, damage revenue streams, and breach contractual agreements between content rights holders and broadcasters or streaming platforms. Therefore, it is crucial for broadcasters and streaming platforms to invest in high-quality live streaming infrastructure and ensure that they are meeting their contractual obligations to protect content rights.

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Biggest live streaming failures of all time?

Live streaming has become increasingly popular over the years, offering real-time access to events, conferences, concerts, and more. However, not all live streams have gone smoothly, and there have been some significant failures that have resulted in negative publicity for the organizers. In this article, we will take a look at some of the biggest live streaming failures of all time and discuss what went wrong.

Read more...

What are the crucial parameters to take into account when live streaming?

Live streaming has become a popular way to share content and engage with audiences. Whether it's a music concert, a sporting event, or a product launch, live streaming has the potential to reach a broad audience and generate excitement. However, to ensure a successful live streaming experience, there are several crucial parameters to take into account. In this blog, we will explore these parameters and how they impact the quality of experience (QoE) for viewers, including the role of content delivery networks (CDNs).

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How to reduce my live streaming OpEx?

Live streaming has become increasingly popular in recent years, with more and more businesses and content providers leveraging this technology to reach a wider audience. However, with the rise of live streaming also comes an increase in operational expenses (OpEx), which can be a significant burden for companies of all sizes. In this blog post, we'll explore some tips for reducing live streaming OpEx while maintaining the quality of your content.

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What do we mean by visibility over the open internet and how does it relate to congestion?

When it comes to delivering content over the open internet, visibility is a critical factor that affects the quality of experience (QoE) for users. Visibility refers to the ability of content providers to see what is happening on the network and detect congestion or other issues that may affect content delivery. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of visibility in delivering video on demand (VOD) content, the role of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), and how visibility relates to congestion and the delivery of 4K content.

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Delivering 4K content over the internet?

Delivering 4K content is no easy task. The ability to transmit large amounts of data over the internet or other networks requires high-speed internet connections and reliable network infrastructure capable of handling large data streams. In the following blog post we will explore the challenges faced.

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Why Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Doesn't Work

BGP uses a system of "routes" to determine how traffic should be routed between different networks. It is critical for the functioning of the internet, as it allows different networks to communicate with each other and ensures that traffic is routed efficiently between them. However, BGP also has some inherent limitations and challenges.

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Video Analytics: Data essentials, insights and challenges

Why do we need data? What should we be measuring? What analytics challenges do OTT live streaming platforms currently face? Data analytics is crucial to the success of any video business…but only if you are measuring what really matters.

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The key to success in live streaming? Exceptional video analytics

The right video analytics solution is crucial to the success of any video streaming business and there are plenty of reasons why. Let’s take a look at three key ways streaming service providers can gain a competitive edge with analytics.

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Live streaming in 2022: A year in review

Live streaming is constantly advancing and improving. 2022 brought many exciting new developments. Let’s look at some of the major trends that have emerged over the last year as OTT live streaming continues to boom.

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Qatar 2022: Lessons from sports streaming’s largest event

The FIFA World Cup is the biggest live sports streaming event on the global calendar. Yet many fans around the world have reported subpar viewing experiences. Let’s take a look at what might be the cause of this, and the potential solutions.

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Amazon streaming issues hit NFL fans in first week of the season

Many viewers of Tuesday Night Football on Amazon had their streams interrupted by technical issues. Amazon has spent hundreds of millions on this prize product but they now join the many other streaming giants who have run into issues when streaming the biggest events. Why are so many going wrong so regularly when there are solutions involving a simple change in strategy to create more efficient streams and greater visibility via systems like Edge Intelligence.

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Rise of the free streamers: what Roku teaches us about AVOD

The stock market has been cruel to streamers of late but there is promise of future bounty for those who can weather the storm. When the streaming industry appears to be turning towards AVOD, there’s one player who has got an impressive head start on the rest of us, despite what its stock price suggests. Here’s a look at what Roku could be doing right.

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How the biggest streamers are dealing with subscriber losses

The world loves to see the fall of a giant and news of falling subscribers for Netflix and other streaming services was met with glee by some corners. Here is why those falling numbers should be taken with a pinch of salt and an exploration of the various ways in which they cannot be seen as the sole indicator of success or failure and how plenty of companies are finding profits in the streaming market as it is today.

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How to future-proof your live stream delivery

Live streaming is constantly developing in real time and that does not only apply to the stream itself. As infrastructure, software and hardware develop, any company looking to excel in this field needs to be sure that they are asking the right questions when it comes to technology investment to make sure their expenditures will make sense for their future success. Follow these five simple steps to make your live stream delivery is firing on all cylinders, today, tomorrow and far into the future. 

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Lessons from Superbowl on streaming sports at scale

Live sports stream needs to be just that: LIVE. This poses a major challenge for sports events where viewers are not disposed to forming an orderly queue and the Super Bowl sees millions of people hop on our stream at once. Here are some of the ways the Fox Network have learnt to deal with that.

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How CTV ads could take streaming profits to new highs

The C in CTV stands for connected. As OTT services see huge subscription dips, the connection that advertising on their platforms may not only be the lifeline they were looking for, but it could also better serve consumers and marketers in a multi-platform, multi-device ecosystem.

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How to run corporate live events

Live streaming is a cost effective way to broadcast your company across the globe and amplify the reach of everything from intimate seminars to huge corporate events online. Even the largest auditoriums are limited but the internet offers your events limitless capacity and adaptability.

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3 challenges CDNs face (and 3 solutions to optimize them)

We are entering what many describe as the Third Act of the internet, a chapter that will be more dynamic, adaptable and interactive than anything that has gone before. While this evolution promises great things, it also means that content will become more complicated. Client expectations, however, remain the same: they want the highest quality as quickly as possible. System 73 examines what will make that difficult and how delivery can be improved now.

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Multi-screen streaming: the viewing trend that continues to boom post-pandemic

Multi-screen use, the use of more than one screen to add to your entertainment experience, is nothing new. Whether it’s tweeting about your favourite reality show on your smartphone while watching it on TV, commenting on a football game in real time or looking up where you recognise that actor from, we’ve been doing it for years. Nowadays, over ¾ of us use more than one screen simultaneously while consuming media.

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Five Trends & Innovations We Spotted at NAB Show 2022 in Las Vegas

NAB Show is back! Last month, we joined over 52,000 people from more than 150 countries who made their way to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB).‍After two years away, one of the highlights of the content industry’s calendar had returned.

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5 biggest streaming trends in 2022 so far

The metaverse, the continued OTT war, and the return of live sports have come together to create a new landscape in which quality of experience (QoE) is somewhat taking a backseat to more engaging options. However, these new video formats and competitive landscape leave no room for error as has been the case for the past several years.

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Grammys vs Oscars in Viewership Numbers 2022

After the Grammys’ viewership numbers hit a record low in 2021 and multiple media outlets claimed the Oscars had lost touch with viewers, how did 2022 shape up for the two juggernauts of the award ceremony industry?

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The Metaverse: What streaming companies need to know

Companies like Meta, Microsoft, and Epic Games are investing heavily into what some people believe to be the future of content consumption. With predictions of the AI and AR industry reaching up to $1 trillion in value by 2024, it’s time for streaming companies to start getting their foot in the door. Let’s go over what you need to know.

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The Super Bowl LVI in numbers (2022)

More than 112 million people tuned in to watch the L.A Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals at the SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022. But how does that number compare to other years, where were people tuning in from, and which ads were must-see TV?

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