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COVID-19 Grew the OTT Marketplace

How Covid-19 has Accelerated the Growth of OTT Platforms

The pandemic caused mass disruption worldwide. With sporting events, theaters, and other public venues shut down, people were forced to stay indoors and consume entertainment and different media types through over-the-top (OTT) services. Not surprisingly, these providers saw significant growth during the lockdown. Despite the slow return to normal, this growth will continue for years to come.

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Video Compression - A Necessary Evil

Video Compression - A Necessary Evil

When it comes to video files, higher-quality videos are much larger in size than lower-quality ones. Uploading and hosting these high-quality videos becomes a challenge due to several bandwidth constraints and the high upload time. And when your viewers watch these videos, if they're not on a high-speed connection, the video keeps buffering at their end, resulting in an unpleasant viewing experience.

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OTT In 2025 - A Promising Future

The coronavirus pandemic has taught us that life is unpredictable. There's no certainty as to what will happen in the future, and yet, one thing is certain, as Juniper Research reports— OTT subscriptions will reach two billion by the end of 2025. This amounts to a value of around USD 194.2 billion, almost 13.87% more than its estimated value of USD 85.16 billion in 2019.

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