Defining Over-The-Top (OTT) Digital Distribution

| December 31, 2015

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This document presents an overview of over-the-top (OTT) distribution and how it fits into the Internet protocol TV (IPTV) and video-on-demand (VOD) markets. It explains the principles of OTT, considers the differences between OTT and IPTV, looks at the various business models in the OTT space, and provides detailed answers to the key questions being asked about OTT.“Digital distribution” has become a general term referring to the delivery of entertainment content to the consumer through the internet as opposed to over-the-air broadcast, cable, telco, satellite, or discbased delivery. The reality is that there are a variety of types and models of “digital distribution,” and that content delivered by traditional cable, telco, and satellite operators can also be defined as “digital.”

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Freestyle Digital Media, LLC was launched in November 2011 by its CEO the late Susan Jackson who was Co-President and founder of top independent theatrical distributor Freestyle Releasing, LLC and North American sales company Turtles Crossing, LLC. Freestyle Digital Media supplies quality commercial film and TV content directly to all US VOD/SVOD rental DVD/Kiosks and theaters using the latest cloud-based technologies to automate digital workflow. Freestyle’s goal is to provide fresh, well-marketed product and stay on the cutting edge of the ever-compressing windows to ensure that their partners benefit from a platform that delivers an anytime-anywhere capability in the medium of their choice and a positive digital viewing experience on any device in any location.

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