Online Services

Helps Members assess the short, mid- and long-term impact of relevant internet technologies

Online Distribution and Services is the home for internet-based front-end (user interface) and back-end technologies for online distribution and services including CDNs, HTTP-streaming and HbbTV. This includes work on hybrid online delivery standards, workflows for existing and new media formats, and the associated analytics to measure the quality of service (QoS). This strategic programme covers advice and impact analysis of regulatory issues such as network neutrality or privacy regulation. The group will concentrate on technical services EBU Members may develop in the OTT (over-the-top) domain, including Multi-CDN (FLOW), and delivers useful software tools for Members.

EBU Technology & Innovation Workplan

Every two years, the EBU develops a roadmap for technology and innovation activities based on the requirements and inputs given by EBU Members. The result of this roadmap is our bi-annual EBU Technology & Innovation Workplan. Strategic programmes and project groups are set up to focus on specific areas of interest. To access the latest Workplan, click here.

EBU Strategic Programme on Broadcasting Internet Services

The topic of Broadcasting Internet Services is part of the EBU's Strategic Programme on Broadcast Internet Services.

Main activities

  • Help Members take stock of the relevant internet technologies available and assess the short, mid- and long-term impact for public service broadcasters.
  • Exchange knowledge between broadcasters.
  • Identify gaps in available technologies and propose solutions.
  • Advocate for international standards to be developed to include interoperability.

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If you are interested in Broadcasting Internet Services, join our group on this topic and participate in the discussions. Some restrictions may apply.


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