Livestream now supports simultaneous live broadcasts on YouTube, Periscope and Twitch

Livestream is getting closer to allowing live video created on its platform to get broadcast anywhere online. Specifically, the company announced that premium and enterprise customers will be able to simulcast to non-Livestream video services that support RTMP. That means a publisher could simultaneously show a live video on YouTube, Periscope, Twitch and elsewhere. CEO Jesse Hertzberg told me that brand…

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CRTC top jobs up for grabs as chairman Jean-Pierre Blais’ term nears expiry

Ottawa has moved to fill four top jobs at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, where the federal government has recently had trouble finding permanent replacements for outgoing commissioners. The federal government posted job listings for chairperson, vice-chairperson and two commissioners at the telecom and broadcast regulator with just five months to go before sitting…

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