Jim O'Neill

Biography for Jim O'Neill

Jim O'Neill is the editor of FierceOnlineVideo and FierceIPTV. He has more than 30 years of experience writing, editing and managing daily newspapers. He's also an entrepreneur, having founded an alternative weekly newspaper, a coffee roasting and distribution company and a strength and conditioning consultancy that uses online video to train athletes worldwide. He is based in Michigan and can be reached at jimo@fiercemarkets.com.

Articles by Jim O'Neill

Piksel partners with Olympusat Telecom to push deeper into Americas

Piksel, the company formerly known at KIT digital, Saturday announced it had agreed to allow Olympusat Telecom to become a reseller of its online video platform.

Edgeware announces new customer, new product and new record

It's been a busy week at the International Broadcasting Convention for video systems specialist Edgeware, which announced a new customer--Belgacom, the largest telco in Belgium--a new product and a new record for streaming density.

Brightcove evolves its business as digital media world changes

Brightcove, one of the first--and largest--online video platforms in the world, is changing the way it does business, responding, it says, to changes in the marketplace.

iStreamPlanet rolls out video workflow platform Aventus to marketplace

AMSTERDAM – iStreamPlanet, a multi-platform video-workflow solutions provider, has announced the general availability of its cloud-based live video workflow platform, Aventus.

Rovi: HEVC will land sooner than you think

AMSTERDAM – HEVC/H.265, the new video codec that's in the process of rolling out across the digital video ecosystem, is critical to the growth of over-the-top and mobile video, said Eric Grab, vice president of technology for Rovi Corp.

Swiss OTT player taps Elemental to deliver live linear TV

Swiss over-the-top TV provider Wilmaa is using Elemental Technologies' Elemental Live systems to stream 82 live linear television channels, including 8 HD channels, Elemental Thursday announced at the International Broadcasting Convention.

Elemental scores win with Telefonica for global VOD platform

One of the world's top 5 telcos, Telefónica, has tapped Elemental Technologies to provide file transcoding and system management for its Global Video Platform (GVP) video-on-demand (VOD) network.

Elemental selected to encode 2 stream offerings for Access Digital Entertainment

Encoding specialist Elemental Technologies Thursday announced it had signed a deal with Australia's Access Digital Entertainment to power two new streaming services.

Live TV is dying, advertisers likely to spend $9B anyway

With DVR penetration nearing 50 percent of American households, and with the majority of homes already watching video on demand, Americans are slowly moving away from a former mainstay of television

Are consumers happy with their pay-TV services? Survey says… No

Shoot a 66 at the golf course and your buddies are likely to give you a hard time for scoring so well (and, possibly offer to bankroll you on your way to the PGA). But score a 66 out of 100 on a