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Welcome to Beyond the Stream, the podcast brought to you by Simplestream, and hosted by Edward Norton.

Recent Episodes


DTG Summit 2024 special with: ITVX, Warner Bros. Discovery, NBCUniversal and more

Beyond the Stream presents a special episode, recorded at the 2024 edition of the DTG Summit in London. Featuring guests from Arcade Media, Warner Bros. Discovery, ITVX, NBCUniversal, and more.

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Building the experience of tomorrow: interactivity, real-time data, and shoppable video, with Mike Ward

Mike Ward, Head of Marketing at Singular.Live, sits down with host Edward Norton and discusses the future of e-commerce and viewing experiences amid continuous technological innovation.

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Launching and Scaling OTT services for broadcasters, content owners, and rights holders: with Lydia Fairfax

Lydia Fairfax, industry expert with over 20 years of experience in the media sector, discusses with host Edward Norton the intricacies of the media sector today, and how broadcasters can look into scaling their own OTT services.

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Who’s watching in 2030? Building the viewer persona of the very near future with Marion Ranchet

Marion Ranchet, Founder and Managing Director of The Local Act Consultancy, sits down with host Edward Norton to discuss the future of TV in Europe, from the advent of Freely to the tech landscape of 2030.

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Broadcasters and beyond: why building streaming services requires dedicated data, with Till Sudworth

Till Sudworth, CMO and Head of BU Video at NPAW, joins Edward Norton for this episode of Beyond the Stream and discusses how the future of streaming starts and ends with data analytics.

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IBC 2023 special: with A Guy with a Scarf, Cleeng, FX Digital, and

Host Edward Norton interviews Alexis Gaï, Carlo De Marchis, Mike Ward, and Matthew Duhig to discuss expectations and predictions for the streaming and OTT industry. This episode was recorded during the 2023 edition of IBC in September 2023.

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The power of ad-tech, localisation, and the future of local broadcast: with Alan Wolk

In this episode of Beyond the Stream, host Edward Norton is joined by industry expert, best-selling author, and co-founder of TVREV, Alan Wolk, for a discussion around the future of local media and how advertising and FAST can help.

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The future of OTT, streaming platforms and tech domination: with Evan Shapīro

What's on the horizon for OTT, streaming platforms, and tech domination? Host Edward Norton – directly from Amsterdam, during the 2023 edition of IBC – is joined by Evan Shapīro, independent television and film producer, and media cartographer.

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Building a digital ecosystem for the experiences of tomorrow: with Peter Dennehy

How do you build the user experiences of tomorrow? Host Edward Norton is joined by Peter Dennehy, product director based in the MENA region, to discuss the intricacies of building functional and impactful digital ecosystems.

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The future of streaming, Kitchen Nightmares, and FAST: a conversation with Dan Finch

What does the future of streaming look like? Join host Edward Norton and Simplestream's CCO & Co-Founder, Dan Finch, as they dissect the main trends of an ever-evolving industry.

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