5 Business OTT Platforms for Over-The-Top Video Content

| January 30, 2019

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Global OTT subscriptions are expected to hit 473 million in 2018, an 18 percent growth from 2017. More and more people are relying on internet video as the primary source of their entertainment. This article will look at how businesses are leveraging OTT platforms to manage, host, and deliver OTT content at scale. Specifically, we’ll compare five of the top Online Video Platforms (OVPs) that OTT media companies use today.

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Marquis Broadcast

Marquis moves media and metadata between different systems in broadcast and post-production workflows. Through its media integration software and array of edit storage management tools Marquis enables broadcasters and other digital media producers to achieve maximum efficiencies from their workflow processes. Whether moving media, metadata, sequences or projects, Marquis can offer multi-vendor solutions that are fast and effective, allowing you to concentrate on telling the story.

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