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Mark Fisher April 16th, 2015

By Mark Fisher

HBO NOW Debuts with Game of Thrones Season 5

For those of you who decided to stream the Game of Thrones Season 5 premier on Sunday night, you weren’t alone. This particular evening was noteworthy as it marked the first real test of HBO’s new direct to consumer streaming service, HBO NOW which is being run on the MLBam streaming platform. We collected data…

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Mark Fisher March 11th, 2015

By Mark Fisher

Making Sense of Streaming Video Quality of Experience

A transformation is underway – from Broadcast TV to Online Video We are in the midst of a transformation that is, at the same time, profound and subtle. Broadcast TV is being replaced by online video, streaming across the Internet to our homes. In a few years, kids will look at their parents in amazement…

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Dan Sahar June 27th, 2014

By Dan Sahar

World Cup 2014 – Four Things We Learned From the Group Stages

When it comes to online video, this “Copa” is probably the first time where consumers in almost every country are able to stream the games online live.

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Mark Fisher May 27th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

The Open Architecture Choice for Online Video Caching

We’re at a critical point in the development of infrastructure to support the future of online video. The choices we make today, between open and closed systems, will profoundly impact the consumer experience of tomorrow.

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Mark Fisher April 23rd, 2014

By Mark Fisher

The Next Chapter in Live Streaming – In which certain online fans begin to devour the Internet

For eGaming, Twitch is like Yankee Stadium, Lambeau Field, Madison Square Garden and Wembley all rolled into one. They pull in the best gamers, biggest audiences, best tournaments and coolest shows.

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Gleb Brichko April 14th, 2014

By Gleb Brichko

Security Update: The Heartbleed Bug

All released QwOS versions are using an OpenSSL version that does not include this bug. Our upcoming release includes the latest fix published by OpenSSL, which means it is also immune to this bug.

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Yuval Shukroon April 7th, 2014

By Yuval Shukroon

Wrestlemania XXX Undertakes* OTT Video Charts by Storm

Yesterday (April 6th) was a milestone in the network’s brief history with the first ever Wrestlemania event live online streaming.

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Mark Fisher April 4th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Amazon Rising – Amazon’s Streaming Video Surpasses Hulu and Apple

Fair warning to Network Operators – if Amazon is saying it is serious about streaming, get ready for the rivers to run fast and deep.

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Mark Fisher March 6th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Comcast Netflix Agreement – What This Means for the Online Video Ecosystem

There has been considerable media attention given to the recent announcement of a commercial agreement between Comcast and Netflix to address Netflix OTT video traffic on Comcast’s network. We think a succinct assessment of the deal and implications are in order in light of the considerable coverage this announcement received.

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Mark Fisher January 30th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Live – The World is Watching

It’s part of the human experience. We all want to see events happen in real-time. We want to be a witness so we can say to each other “Did you see Messi’s goal last night?” If we can’t be there in person, on a seat in the stadium watching our team or listening to our band then we reflexively grab the remote and tune in.

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