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Year in Review – Streaming in 2014

Year in Review – Streaming in 2014

By Barb Gonzalez • Posted: Dec 31, 2014 •

The past year has proven that media streaming is a mainstay in the way we get our entertainment, both now and in the future. Revenue from movie streaming increased by 26 percent over 2013 numbers (according to the Variety website). Online streaming’s growth is causing traditional content providers to take notice. TV networks, cable and satellite providers, and movie studios are creating new ways to get in on the streaming action. Internet providers are looking to profit from the increase in streaming traffic by charging companies like Netflix for fast-lane access to their customers. Net neutrality rulings are being debated just as newly launched 4K video and hi-res audio require more bandwidth. And while the number of streaming services is growing, the physical size of media-player hardware is shrinking.

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