Data access

Australia-US negotiate Cloud data sharing

Australia and the United States have begun negotiations which could see law enforcement and security agencies on both sides of the Pacific gaining access to data held on cloud platforms in the other country. Formal negotiations for a bilateral agreement under the US Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act – otherwise known as the Cloud Act – began this week. If formalised and approved … Continue reading Australia-US negotiate Cloud data sharing

Ooyala scores new media management deal with Gunners

Ooyala is expanding its range of services to Arsenal Football Club, adding its Flex Media Platform which allows users to automate tasks, simplify workflows and speed up the time-to-market for content creators and distributors. Ooyala said the Platform will help Arsenal to manage metadata and video assets across the North London football club’s operations,. “Arsenal is one of the most famous global brands, in the world’s … Continue reading Ooyala scores new media management deal with Gunners

OVO lures Chinese Australians with new tailor-made sports content

OVO is making a play for Chinese Australian sports fans, ramping up Chinese sport content on OVOPlay and launching new mobile plan inclusions designed to appeal to Australian-born and expat Chinese sports lovers. OVO said it had just signed Australian broadcast rights for Badminton and Chinese Super League football, flagging that additional sporting rights aimed at Chinese audiences will soon follow. “This is in addition … Continue reading OVO lures Chinese Australians with new tailor-made sports content

Ooyala and Dutch firm ODMedia to streamline video processing, global delivery

Ooyala has forged a new strategic partnership with Netherlands-based video-on-demand (VOD) specialist ODMedia Group, which will see the latter’s video localisation and delivery technology integrated with Ooyala’s own video production, management, distribution and monetisation services. Ooyala tipped the collaboration as a major step in helping content owners reach global audiences and markets realising new revenues faster. “The combination of Ooyala’s Flex Media Platform and ODMedia Group’s established position … Continue reading Ooyala and Dutch firm ODMedia to streamline video processing, global delivery

Ooyala’s Flex content platform shortlisted for IABM Broadcast & Media Award

Ooyala’s Flex Media Platform has been shortlisted for a BaM Award from IABM – the International Association for Broadcast & Media Technology Suppliers, at the upcoming IBC event in Amsterdam. Ooyala – a Telstra-owned company based in San Jose –  said it plans to demonstrate the services which underpin its dramatic business growth since last year’s conference. “From script to screen — no matter where … Continue reading Ooyala’s Flex content platform shortlisted for IABM Broadcast & Media Award

‘Content king as SVOD sector grows but CX focus must keep pace in longer term’: Q&A with Ooyala’s Jim O’Neill

Telecom Times welcomed the opportunity to discuss some current over-the-top video streaming trends with Jim O’Neill, Principal Analyst at Ooyala, who also shared some of his insights into what the future may hold for this emerging high-profile industry. O’Neill, who’s based in Michigan, was in Sydney to present a paper on the subject of OTT’s Evolution to Mainstream at the ABE 2018 content production and delivery … Continue reading ‘Content king as SVOD sector grows but CX focus must keep pace in longer term’: Q&A with Ooyala’s Jim O’Neill