Press Release

Streaming Video Alliance Hosts 2022 West Coast STREAMup

Virtual Meetup to Focus on FAST (Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV)


FREMONT, Calif. — June 21, 2022 — The Streaming Video Alliance (the Alliance), a global technical association developing solutions to address critical technical challenges in delivering a high-quality video experience at scale, is hosting a virtual event on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm PT. The STREAMup will be hosted via Zoom and is scheduled to accommodate the streaming community on the West Coast, however it is open to all who would like to participate.


“The industry is seeing remarkable growth in FAST and yet it is also experiencing a number of technical challenges in delivering this type of streaming content to market and providing a high-quality user experience,” said Jason Thibeault, Executive Director at the Streaming Video Alliance. “FAST presents exciting new opportunities in streaming which we’ll explore today along with how to solve some of the most pressing technical issues.”


Today’s STREAMup will feature two presentations:

  • “Building a Scalable FAST Service” – Spencer Shanson, SVP Product Architecture, Pluto TV
  • “Playback Challenges of Client-Side & Server-Side Ad Supported Streams” – Matthew Carrigan, Solutions Architect, Bitmovin

To learn more and register for the event:


Members of the Alliance include companies from across the streaming video ecosystem such as network operators, technology providers, service providers, and content owners. Current members are: Adobe, AERQ, Agile Content, Alibaba, allt, Amazon, ARK Multicasting, ATEME, Bitmovin, Blockcast, Brightcove, Broadpeak, CBC, Ceeblue, Charter Communications, Cisco Systems, Citrix, Comcast, CommScope, Compira Labs, Conviva, Datazoom, Deutsche Telekom, DidjaTV, Disney Streaming, Dolby, Eluvio, Equus Compute Solutions, Ericsson, Fastly, Friend MTS, Globo, Google, Harmonic, Hughes Satellite Systems, INKA Entworks, Intel, Intelsat, InterDigital, Interra Systems, Irdeto, Liberty Global, Limelight Networks, Lumen Technologies, Mainstreaming, Nagra, NCTA, Netskrt, Neustar, Nice People at Work, NTT, Optus, Orange, Panasonic Avionics, picoNETS, Plex, Qwilt, ServiceNow, Siden, SiriusXM Radio, Sky, SSIMWAVE, ST Engineering iDirect, Stackpath, Streaming Global, Synamedia, Telefonica, Telekom Malaysia, Telestream, Thales, The Football Association Premier League, THEO, Touchstream, Unified Streaming, Varnish Software, Vecima Networks, Velocix, Verizon, ViacomCBS, Viasat Inc., WarnerMedia, Western Digital Corp., Wowza.


The Alliance also sees participation from other brands owned by, or associated with, member companies which include Globecast, Hulu, NBCSports, Paramount, Peacock, PlutoTV, Prime Video, Twitch, Verizon Media, Viaccess-Orca, and Virgin Media.


For more information on the SVA, the Working Groups, or to inquire about becoming a member, visit


About the Streaming Video Alliance


The Streaming Video Alliance is a global technical association addressing critical challenges in streaming video. By educating the industry on the technical nature of the issues, providing a neutral forum for collaboration across the video ecosystem, and publishing documentation that defines technical solutions, the Alliance is helping to improve the streaming video experience at scale. Over 75 companies including network operators, content rights holders, OTT platforms, service providers, and technology vendors – representing some of the biggest names in global streaming – participate in bi-weekly working group activities and quarterly face-to-face meetings. For more information, please visit


Amber Winans
Bhava Communications
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