OTT app creation – how to deliver amazing viewing experiences

Over-the-top (OTT) solutions are still the basis for most online streaming, and while the market is booming with novelties and there are plenty of choices regarding such content distribution, the investors should be alert when choosing the right platform for them. It is easy to fall for the best branding and advertising and many times we need to go back to the basics and look deeper into how the…

A recap of the hottest trends of IBC 2022

Almost two weeks ago we had the pleasure of being a part of one of the biggest events in the media, entertainment and technology industry – The International Broadcasting Convention. The place where all the greatest minds and personalities of various technologies, companies and initiatives gather to celebrate their latest accomplishments, share their knowledge and create new business relations.…

BSG & Tiledmedia join forces to present an innovative multiview solution

Wrocław, Poland, August 17, 2022 Better Software Group (BSG) and Tiledmedia will show their joint solution for multiview streaming at IBC in Amsterdam, 9-12 September. The “Mosaic Multiview” technology allows combining virtually unlimited streams on a single screen for a highly interactive user experience. The joint solution allows building unique and engaging experiences in a time that younger…

How Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) impacts media businesses

While the world has been fascinated and is now fairly used to subscription-based streaming services which have been almost flooding the industry, we are now in the phase of rediscovering other models of content revenue collection. With the accumulation of costs and fees for numerous VOD/OTT accounts, the audiences are looking around for new, free or partially free services. This is where Dynamic…

New partnership between BSG & Vimond Media Soultions

Wrocław, Poland, August 10, 2022 Better Software Group and Vimond Media Solutions union, a partnership that supplements the market with pre-integrated video CMS and multiscreen solutions for content delivery. The association of BSG and Vimond began earlier this year and led to a successful partnership, the product of which is a conjoined end-to-end solution for the media and entertainment…

How Can Pay TV Coexist With OTT in the Evolving Subscription Industry?

We’re witnessing a wild growth of subscription services. Pay TV is slowly losing ground due to the lack of relevant content or growing incompatibility with modern customers’ needs. There is no way to stop or reverse the cord-cutting trend – pay TV needs to change, fast. The most likely scenario is smart evolution and synergy with the convenience of OTT.    Pay TV operators must embrace…

How to Build a Video Streaming Website, Service, or Platform like Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu

The video streaming industry has become so populated and competitive that it’s hard to imagine another streaming upstart launching and capturing a significant chunk of the market. Even the greats have tried and failed spectacularly – NBC's SeeSo only survived a few months after launch.   But such fiascos don’t discourage many media new companies and platforms from trying – and often…

OTT Deployment In The Cloud: What Broadcasters Need to Know

As we’re slowly coming to grips with the pandemic, certain effects of the global lockdown have lingered. For example, in the wake of COVID, OTT streaming services continue to grow in popularity. Providers fight for eyeballs by offering 4K quality, immersive sound, and access to fresh content. The insane demand for unrestrained availability and quality of streaming content puts enormous pressure…

OTT Apps Aggregation: A New Opportunity for Pay TV and Telco Operators?

Streaming services have democratized access to content and revolutionized how people consume films and series today. But it seems we’ve reached a tipping point – there is plenty of great content to choose from, but the content is increasingly scattered across a number of streaming platforms. No matter how many services you subscribe to, the hot new show your friends are watching will be available…

What Are FAST Channels?

FAST channels are today’s fastest growing connected TV video platforms. They extend the reach of traditional linear TV channels (e.g. cable) to connected devices, like CTVs, tablets or laptops. However, unlike traditional subscription-based TV, FAST channels are supported by dynamically inserted ads.  In this article, we will describe the benefits of launching a FAST channel and will briefly…