Football

Netflix can bet on Lilyhammer, but live sports are way more important to streaming video

Lilyhammer, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and Battleground are just a few of the strong programs that digital media companies are fielding in the competition to monetize online video. But ultimately, original series and other linear programming simply won’t be a match for the perennial most-viewed champion: sports.

Ooyala serves up video on demand for Wimbledon

Increasingly, it’s becoming a necessity for people to watch their favorite sports beyond the confines of a traditional TV, which is why this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament is doing just that for its championship matches with the help of Ooyala.