TechValidate Research on JW Player

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278 Customers Surveyed

1,840 Data Points Collected

26 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

21 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


JW Player Case Study

Grupo Epasa

Introduction

This case study of Grupo EPASA is based on a December 2020 survey of JW Player customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Sencillo, poderoso y mortal”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select JW Player:

  • The top challenge(s) facing their video business in 2021:
    • Reaching audiences on new screens (Roku, Apple TV, etc)
    • Insufficient advertising demand (low ad fill and/or CPMs)
    • Exploring and optimizing subscription and/or pay per view revenue models
    • Developing more compelling live video experiences
    • Producing and/or acquiring more video content
  • The three main drivers on why their company signed/renewed a partnership with JW Player:
    • Reducing video platform costs
    • Scalability and performance of (live) video delivery
    • Turn key support for the latest digital video standards

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of JW Player that the surveyed company uses:

  • How they use JW Player:
    • Web video players (desktop and mobile HTML5 players)
    • Mobile SDKs
    • Video Streaming (hosting, transcoding and playlist management)
    • Engagement (Article Matching and Recommendations)
    • Analytics
    • Video Header Bidding

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with JW Player:

  • The vendors they evaluated before choosing JW Player:
    • YouTube
  • Rates JW Player compared to other video platform solutions:
    • video viewing experience: significantly Better
    • advertising Revenue: significantly Better
    • ease of use: significantly Better
    • expanding reach on new screens / platforms: significantly Better
    • breadth in developer APIs and documentation: significantly Better
  • They increased the volume of video published by 50-100% with JW Player.

JW Player Customer Statistic

Driving video engagement, reach and revenue

8 out of 10 organizations agreed with the following statement:

“JW Player supports our goals for growing video engagement, reach and revenue”

JW Player Customer Research

Deepening Audience Engagement

By how much did JW Player increase video viewing on your site and apps?

Over 100%
20%
50-100%
18%
40-50%
10%
30-40%
16%
20-30%
14%
10-20%
12%
Up to 10%
12%

JW Player Case Study

Htdigital.In

Introduction

This case study of htdigital.in is based on a January 2021 survey of JW Player customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“JW Player enables us to provide best-in-class viewer experiences, and supports our goals for growing video engagement, reach and revenue.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select JW Player:

  • The top challenge(s) facing their video business in 2021:
    • Insufficient advertising demand (low ad fill and/or CPMs)
    • Doing more with less (due to cost cutting, and overall business climate)
    • Exploring and optimizing subscription and/or pay per view revenue models
  • The three main drivers on why their company signed/renewed a partnership with JW Player:
    • Reducing video platform costs
    • Deepening viewer engagement with their video content
    • Scalability and performance of (live) video delivery
    • Turn key support for the latest digital video standards

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of JW Player that the surveyed company uses:

  • How they use JW Player:
    • Video Streaming (hosting, transcoding and playlist management)
    • Live Channels
    • Analytics

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with JW Player:

  • The vendors they evaluated before choosing JW Player:
    • Brightcove
    • Kaltura
    • Vimeo
  • Rates JW Player compared to other video platform solutions:
    • video viewing experience: significantly Better
    • advertising Revenue: significantly Better
    • ease of use: significantly Better
    • expanding reach on new screens / platforms: significantly Better
    • breadth in developer APIs and documentation: significantly Better
  • They increased the volume of video published by 30-40% with JW Player.

JW Player Customer Research

9 out of 10 companies rate JW Player better than other platforms for their video needs

Please rate JW Player compared to other video platform solutions:

Best in class Significantly Better Better Not Better

Video viewing experience
Advertising Revenue
Ease of use
Expanding reach on new screens / platforms
Breadth in developer APIs and documentation

JW Player Customer Testimonial

It helps keep viewers on our platform

Neil Perry, Content Editor, Archant



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About JW Player

JW Player is the New York-based company that pioneered video on the web and continues to innovate for the future. As creators of the world’s first open source video player in 2008, we powered the original YouTube and have since expanded to video hosting and streaming, advertising, and analytics for 1 billion monthly unique viewers in 200 countries

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