Firstlight Media

Firstlight media is a global team of engineers and video enthusiasts.

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Quality of Experience

Quality of Experience is a Prerequisite – Not a Value Add

April 2, 2021

Imagine cozying into the sofa, ready to watch some of the recent Golden Globes winners you still haven’t had time for. That sense of anticipation for something great is a pleasure – knowing that you’re about to be amused or scared or just emotionally moved – there’s nothing like a great movie. But after hitting […]
Firstlight Media - Google Cloud

Firstlight Media Teams with Google Cloud to Deliver Next-Gen OTT

January 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Firstlight Media Teams with Google Cloud to Deliver Next-Gen OTT Unlocks Service Agility, Scalability, Extensibility Across Partner Ecosystems Toronto, ON, Canada, Jan. 19, 2021 – Firstlight Media today announced that it has partnered with Google Cloud to support rapid deployment and expansion of OTT video streaming services.  Firstlight Media’s microservices-based architecture takes […]
what to look for in SVOD platforms

What to Look For in SVOD Platforms

April 1, 2021

SVOD platforms give viewers the liberty to watch extensive collections of videos at any time and from anywhere and on almost any device. In this blog, Firstlight Media will explore how using a subscription-based business model with your streaming platform can give you a competitive edge and what aspiring Tier 1 providers should look out […]

Firstlight Media – NPAW Partnership to Tackle CDN Switching for OTTs [Press Release]

January 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Firstlight Media – NPAW Partnership to Tackle CDN Switching for OTTs YOUBORA enables visibility into, execution on CDN options to deliver premium quality data analysis for top Streaming VOD and live providers. Toronto, ON, Canada and Barcelona, Spain Jan. 14, 2021 – Firstlight Media and NPAW (Nice People At Work) are partnering […]
To VOD or not to VOD: SVoD, TVoD, AVoD and their benefits

To VOD or not to VOD: SVoD, TVoD, AVoD and their benefits

March 31, 2021

The catch-all term for new generations of entertainment is video-on-demand (VoD). However, SVoD, AVoD, or TVoD are not considered subsets or types of VoD (Video-on-Demand) but instead categories themselves. This blog will break down the differences and benefits of each. RELATED: WHAT DOES OTT MEAN? GLOSSARY OF OVER-THE-TOP RELATED TERMS On-Demand Options: SVoD – Subscription […]
Firstlight Media - Evergent

Firstlight Media and Evergent Team Up to Deepen OTT Subscriber Relationships [Press Release]

January 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Firstlight Media and Evergent Team Up to Deepen OTT Subscriber Relationships Partnership boosts management and flexible monetization to build long-term value Toronto, ON, Canada and Sunnyvale, CA, Jan. 13, 2021 – Firstlight Media and Evergent Technologies are integrating their cloud-based capabilities to help OTT and pay-TV providers  deliver end-to-end solutions that optimize […]

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Quality of Experience

Quality of Experience is a Prerequisite – Not a Value Add

April 2, 2021

Imagine cozying into the sofa, ready to watch some of the recent Golden Globes winners you still haven’t had time for. That sense of anticipation for something great is a pleasure – knowing that you’re about to be amused or scared or just emotionally moved – there’s nothing like a great movie. But after hitting […]
what to look for in SVOD platforms

What to Look For in SVOD Platforms

April 1, 2021

SVOD platforms give viewers the liberty to watch extensive collections of videos at any time and from anywhere and on almost any device. In this blog, Firstlight Media will explore how using a subscription-based business model with your streaming platform can give you a competitive edge and what aspiring Tier 1 providers should look out […]
To VOD or not to VOD: SVoD, TVoD, AVoD and their benefits

To VOD or not to VOD: SVoD, TVoD, AVoD and their benefits

March 31, 2021

The catch-all term for new generations of entertainment is video-on-demand (VoD). However, SVoD, AVoD, or TVoD are not considered subsets or types of VoD (Video-on-Demand) but instead categories themselves. This blog will break down the differences and benefits of each. RELATED: WHAT DOES OTT MEAN? GLOSSARY OF OVER-THE-TOP RELATED TERMS On-Demand Options: SVoD – Subscription […]

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Firstlight Media - Google Cloud

Firstlight Media Teams with Google Cloud to Deliver Next-Gen OTT

January 19, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Firstlight Media Teams with Google Cloud to Deliver Next-Gen OTT Unlocks Service Agility, Scalability, Extensibility Across Partner Ecosystems Toronto, ON, Canada, Jan. 19, 2021 – Firstlight Media today announced that it has partnered with Google Cloud to support rapid deployment and expansion of OTT video streaming services.  Firstlight Media’s microservices-based architecture takes […]

Firstlight Media – NPAW Partnership to Tackle CDN Switching for OTTs [Press Release]

January 14, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Firstlight Media – NPAW Partnership to Tackle CDN Switching for OTTs YOUBORA enables visibility into, execution on CDN options to deliver premium quality data analysis for top Streaming VOD and live providers. Toronto, ON, Canada and Barcelona, Spain Jan. 14, 2021 – Firstlight Media and NPAW (Nice People At Work) are partnering […]
Firstlight Media - Evergent

Firstlight Media and Evergent Team Up to Deepen OTT Subscriber Relationships [Press Release]

January 13, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Firstlight Media and Evergent Team Up to Deepen OTT Subscriber Relationships Partnership boosts management and flexible monetization to build long-term value Toronto, ON, Canada and Sunnyvale, CA, Jan. 13, 2021 – Firstlight Media and Evergent Technologies are integrating their cloud-based capabilities to help OTT and pay-TV providers  deliver end-to-end solutions that optimize […]

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Events

“OTT in the Year 2025” at Streaming Media Connect
02-19-2021
9:30AM PDT / 12:30PM EST
TVOT: OTT Business Panel
01-28-2021
10AM PT / 1PM ET
TVOT: OTT Technology Panel
01-27-2021
10AM PT / 1PM ET

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