4K video
Hot to Watch in 2017: 4K Video

Of the many developments we’ve witnessed over the past few years, one is uniquely poised to transform online video in 2017, and that’s 4K video, AKA Ultra-High Definition. “Hey, wait a minute”, one may say, “I’m just getting used to high definition, what’s all this...

Streaming Media Moments 2016
The Top 10 Streaming Media Moments of 2016

With 2016 coming to a close, it's about time we look back on the past year and highlight some of the most interesting, influential, and revolutionizing developments it had to offer. Our Top 10 streaming media moments of 2016 aren’t listed in any particular hierarchy,...

Owler 2016
NPAW is an Owler Hot In 2016 winner!

NPAW has been named a winner of the Owler 2016 HOT in Barcelona Award. Every year, the competitive intelligence company Owler announces the top trending companies in cities all around the world in their HOT in City Awards. We are honored to be awarded this prize...

Millennials Online video consumption
Hey NYC – Watcha Watching?

This summer, NPAW partnered with electronics giant Ericsson to conduct an informal survey where we posed a question to millennial New Yorkers  - ‘whatcha watchin’. Along the way, we got to chat with so many different people - from the Big Apple’s hometown boys to...

Customer Rention
Happy Customer, Happy Company: The Value of Customer Retention

There is a 90% chance that users who had a bad first experience will never return to watch another video (according to NPAW’s data). So knowing your customers and ensuring quality of experience (QoE) matters. John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods once said, “For us, our...

Connected TV ROKU
Roku to the Rescue

Cord-cutting has been a pretty common trend over the last few years. It seems the younger you are, the more likely you are to ditch your cable subscription, or never purchase one outright from the get-go, so called “cord-nevers”. In the United States, the Federal...

PS VR
Sony Leaps into VR

This week, Sony Electronics made history having released a virtual reality add-on for the PlayStation 4. Sony’s PlayStation series of gaming consoles have been very successful since launching in the 1990’s when video gaming was revolutionary in-and-of itself. PlayStation VR, as the initiative has been...

Streaming Twitter Facebook Debate
Decision ’16: Twitter v. Facebook?

Ever since the Kennedy v. Nixon debates in the 1960’s, the race for the American presidency has been uniquely televised. Broadcasting prospective candidates declaring their qualifications for office is just the modern incarnation the same democratic spirit behind the famed Lincoln-Douglas debates before the U.S....

NFL Twitter Live Stream
Twitter Scores Touchdown with first NFL live-stream!

America’s pastime might famously be baseball, but American Football is a force all its own. That’s why it was such huge news when the NFL announced that it had signed a partnership with social media site Twitter to livestream Thursday Night Football. The first ever...

NPAW 24i Party IBC 2016
Come Party with the NiceTeam!!

This year’s IBC in Amsterdam is only a few days away. To help usher in what promises to be an informative and entertaining meeting of the television minds, we are partnering with 24i, and other start-up companies like cleeng, iris.tv, and Nexstreaming, to “Kick off...

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