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Sabrina George

OTT Video Streaming

Why Over the Top (OTT) Video Streaming Is Beneficial

Sabrina George

Our growing focus on streaming is over the top. (Pun intended.) Over the top (OTT) video is a category of entertainment that streams over the internet. It’s different from cable, and the numbers show us that more people than ever before are cutting the cord that ties them to expensive bundled services. This blog will look at what is OTT streaming and the trends that show it’s coming to a digital device near you very soon—if it hasn’t already.

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How to Improve Stream Quality with Hive Streaming

Sabrina George

If you’re wondering how to improve streaming video quality for your business, it’s time to check out Hive streaming. Hive streaming is a technology designed for scalability and ease of use when sending live and linear video over the internet and private networks.

Onstream Media’s EncompassPro for live streaming events makes use of Hive technology to provide our customers the best and most professionally optimized streaming video service available today. Here’s how Hive can help you improve stream quality and provide the professional solution necessary to attract your target audience with high-resolution video events.

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What Are the Benefits of a Pay-Per-View Live Stream?

Sabrina George

A pay-per-view live stream is a video hosting service that allows anyone broadcasting an event to offer it to viewers for a fee. The pay-per-view live stream market is valued at close to 750 million this year and it’s predicted to increase by 15% each year until 2027. Companies are reaping the benefits of pay-per-view streaming services, whether using them for live educational workshops or product launches. The market for PPV live streaming is gaining a lot of traction, but it’s not merely a revenue generator. The benefits of a pay-per-view live stream are more varied than you might realize. Here’s what you need to know.

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7 Great Virtual Networking Event Ideas

Sabrina George

Networking is both an art and a science, and it’s a primary reason that attendees come to your event. The science of networking is a numbers game. The more people in your professional network, the better your chances of reaching your business goals. Networking events allow us to mix, mingle, and build more connections.

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What Makes Effective Virtual Event Marketing?

Sabrina George

According to Forbes, in March 2020, all of the major U.S. in-person conferences understandably turned into virtual events thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trade shows, educational events, technology user conferences—everything went to the cloud. During the pandemic, the use of virtual event technologies increased by more than 1000%. There are signs now that most events originally produced on-site will either stay virtual or move to a hybrid online/on-site model.

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