It was ten years ago, in the fall of 2012, that NBCUniversal opened a new international broadcast center in Stamford Connecticut, as the home for NBC Sports. It served as a way to consolidate its growing employee base and the production activities of a number of physical assets the network owned in Colorado, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia.
The world of streaming is defined by acronyms like SVOD, AVOD, FAST, OTT and more. But this leaves gaps and confusion in what is included in our OTT services. For example, what does a service like BBC iPlayer include? What is watching the World Cup on RAIPlay called? Do we clearly capture live video streaming in our standard terminology?
Parts 1 and 2 in this 3-part series analyzed the latest information about OTT and DTT energy consumption in the UK in the year 2021, concluding that there are important energy efficiency improvements to make in OTT, and some big decisions coming our way in DTT. Part 3 considers what some of the leading sustainability proponents in the OTA and OTT video distribution ecosystems are currently thinking about and doing to help.
Philip Hunter shares his view on the key streaming trends of 2022 and where we might be headed in 2023.
In television, ‘talent’ isn’t just the people in front of the camera. Everyone working at a station needs talent, dedication, initiative, and team spirit to succeed.
Michael Grotticelli shares his personal take on the most significant changes in technology, workflow and business in 2022 and his predictions for what may lay ahead.
Part 1 of this series began the analysis of the report by the UK’s Ofcom that compares the UK’s energy consumption in 2021 for content delivered and viewed in DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) versus OTT (Over The Top) ecosystems. In Part 2, we dig further into the detail and imagine an OTT-only future.
As in so many industries debate within broadcast is turning to what may be required for broadcasters and producers to improve sustainability and raise their ESG scores?
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