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

Connected devices will fuel the next rising tide for online video industry

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook may have reiterated the company's stance that its Apple TV franchise is still just a hobby to the company, and with the numbers Apple put up in the first quarter

Cook: Apple TV sales accelerated in quarter, but still a hobby

During Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL)'s earnings call this week, CEO Tim Cook, while not talking directly about the company's plans for its strategy for the living room, did say that the company's connected

Streaming Super Bowl ads top cost of broadcast ads

Advertisers who might have been looking for bargain rates to advertise on NBC's streaming videocast of the Super Bowl a week from Sunday instead will pay more than advertisers who opt for broadcast

Encoding.com integrates Vid.ly, creates 'future proof' encoding

Cloud-based Encoding.com has integrated its Vid.ly universal video platform into its video encoding workflow, accessed through a preset within the Web, Watch Folder and API interfaces. Selecting the

Azuki rolls out managed, optimized OTT delivery

Azuki Systems, which earlier this month announced deals with Showtime and HBO to deliver programming to Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) iPads and iPhones, today unveiled a solution for service providers looking

YouTube's new channels feature Tony Hawk, Shaun White, action sports

YouTube is continuing to roll out new channels as part of its push to develop into a destination for more original content. The latest addition, four sports channels that should appeal to a pretty

Cable outscores telcos in broadband download speed tests

Pssst! Want some fast broadband speeds? A new study shows you may want to pass on telcos in favor of cable operators. Ookla's Net Index shows six cable companies, Comcast, Charter Communications,

OTT demand driving growing in-home Wi-Fi deployment

New research shows that the increasing demand for over-the-top video is creating a boon for Wi-Fi equipment manufacturers, increasing the number of in-home video WLAN-enabled video devices to

ViewCast debuts new Niagra 9100 streaming video encoder line

Video encoding and management solution provider ViewCast is rolling out a new video encoder series that streams SD and HD video and enables service providers, broadcasters and enterprises to power

ComScore: Online video viewing time up 59% in December Y-o-Y

More than 182 million Americans watched online video in December, consuming a whopping 43.5 million videos, about 23.2 hours of viewing each. The numbers are significantly above those from a year