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What everyone has been reading on Videonet in 2018 – our top 25 stories

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Here are the most read stories of 2018 on Videonet. The articles below start with the most popular at the top. Bear in mind that stories gather a long-tail of readership over time, so recently published items near the bottom may have featured higher on the list if they had been available longer. We look forward to bringing you more news and analysis in 2019 and wish you all a happy and healthy new year.

Race on to bring AV1 open source codec to market, as code freezes

Apple makes a bid to become the super-aggregator of streaming TV

It’s official – Europe’s cable giants want to be multi-SVOD aggregators

The rise of IP-into-broadcast ‘hybrid’ linear addressable advertising

Netflix comes to Sky inside a first-of-its-kind combined subscription bundle

Android TV Operator Tier takes Com Hem closer to being a class-leading operator

7TV wants all German broadcasters to gather under one online roof to counter Amazon and Netflix

Multicast ABR is gaining traction as a way to deliver multiscreen across an operator network

Amazon and Facebook waking up to the value of live sports content, as EPL bidding starts

It takes 11 months for Netflix to achieve payback on each new U.S. subscriber

Vewd OS and app store ecosystem ready for operator set-top box market

How improved data insights are delivering real business and UEX outcomes for TV today

Royalty-free AV1 codec hailed as a game-changer for streaming video

Content adaptation enables major bit-rate savings beyond standard compression

The technology roadmap that could give everyone their own version of a TV show

TotalTV is a big step towards the advertising Holy Grail of people-centric, unified, multi-platform planning

MediaKind, the new Ericsson Media Solutions, is gearing for acquisitions, more OTT and smart cities

Orange and CANAL+ Group test linear addressable advertising ahead of hoped-for regulatory approval

What we learnt at Future TV Advertising Forum Canada – confidence in TV is returning

Object-based broadcasting is coming, with wide implications for the media business

Sky Media shows what ad-supported TV can become

The fragmentation, and potential re-aggregation, of premium content

Latest MPEG codec standard establishes performance lead but is hampered by licensing worries

High-end Netflix is merged with high-end Sky in unique SVOD/Pay TV bundling exercise

Ad-supported TV is keeping its head above water, but needs to start swimming

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