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Verizon Media "Doing Live Events for OTT on Scale"

Verizon Media "Doing Live Events for OTT on Scale"


Event Details: 

Thursday, September , 2019


6-6:45pm Social & Networking.   Refreshments sponsored by Verizon Media

6:45-7pm SMPTE business

7-9pm Verizon Media presentataons / Q&A / Tours

Verizon Media
22000 AOL Way
Dulles, VA 20166

Peter Gallagher - Chief Operating Officer, Verizon Media
Carlos Rojas - Director of Live Event Operations, Verizon Media



What if you had to stream 55K live events a year at scale? Find out how by attending this SMPTE DC section meeting at Verizon Media.

Comprised of multiple acquisitions that include Yahoo, AOL, the Edgecast CDN and Uplink cloud encoding platform, Verizon Media is the OTT service and delivery division within Verizon.

Based in Dulles Virginia, Verizon Media Live Event Operations provides OTT event management to a wide range of clients.  While the Uplink platform allows clients to ingest, manage and distribute events on their own, LiveOps adds value to enterprise class broadcasters by bringing scale to their live content.  Publishing, on average, about 55,000 live events, in the last three years, the Dulles Virginia group is well versed in everything from concerts and music festivals to more than 76 types of sporting events worldwide.  Not only are we well versed in managing 20-30 ISO camera and production feeds for the Super Bowl but also manage Pop Warner Youth Football games.  Our staff is comprised of veteran broadcast personnel from all the top television networks due to the fact that our OTT workflows are quite similar to legacy broadcast control room environments. 

View the Verizon Media demo reel here.

On September 19th, we will provide an overview of how our platform works; What its components are and how they function as a single service solution that is unique throughout the industry.

After the meeting presentations a tour ​of Verizon Media ​will be provided.

Parking in front and back of the building as well as in the garage is Free.


Want to help us plan our local SMPTE Section events?
We hold our planning meetings the first Thursday of each month at the PBS headquarters in Crystal City from 6:30-9:00 PM. Free pizza included! The next meeting is October 3rd!