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Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards 2021: we are shortlisted!

Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards 2021: we are shortlisted!

by Natalie Philippi, September 10, 2021

The European Readers' Choice Award is considered one of the most important awards in the OTT industry and is presented annually as an audience award by the trade magazine Streaming Media Europe. Nominees and winners are ...

G&L continues successful streaming collaboration with ARD and ZDF

G&L continues successful streaming collaboration with ARD and ZDF

by Natalie Philippi, September 7, 2021

The Cologne-based streaming service provider wins the procurement procedure of the public broadcasters in Germany. Press release 07 September 2021

IBC 2021 Amsterdam: We are on the spot

IBC 2021 Amsterdam: We are on the spot

by Natalie Philippi, August 13, 2021

Provided the pandemic allows it, we will attend IBC 2021 in Amsterdam in December.

Martin Schmalohr - Senior Portfolio Manager at G&L

Martin Schmalohr - Senior Portfolio Manager at G&L

by Natalie Philippi, June 18, 2021

Streaming expert Martin Schmalohr will take up the newly created position of Head of Portfolio Management at G&L GmbH on 15 June 2021. 

Testing, testing, testing...

Testing, testing, testing...

by Natalie Philippi, April 9, 2021

Remote working in a home office, video conferencing and online meetings have been part of our everyday working life for a year now. As a digitally positioned company, it was fortunately easy for us to switch quickly ...

Low latency streaming - LL-HLS using byte-range addressing

Low latency streaming - LL-HLS using byte-range addressing

by Will Law, March 30, 2021

Will Law, chief architect at G&L partner Akamai Technologies, talks about using LL-HLS with range-based addressing for greater interoperability in low-latency streaming. .

One year of lockdown. One year of "United We Stream"

One year of lockdown. One year of "United We Stream"

by Natalie Philippi, March 18, 2021

Digital club project develops into global cultural platform; streaming realised by G&L GmbH and AWS

Here comes the mouse!

Here comes the mouse!

by Natalie Philippi, March 11, 2021

"Here comes the mouse!" has been the motto on German television for 50 years now. Our congratulations go to the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) and the Erste (ARD) for this wonderful format with its great laugh and factual ...

Delivering a broadcast-quality live stream in just 45 minutes

Delivering a broadcast-quality live stream in just 45 minutes

by Natalie Philippi, February 23, 2021

Webinar from our partners AWS and Touchstream from 2 to 4 March 2021. Learn how you can easily build a live streaming solution “from camera to viewer” with AWS Elemental Link, AWS Elemental MediaServices and Amazon ...

Video Tech Trends 2021: Bitmovin Live Webinar on 18 February 2021

Video Tech Trends 2021: Bitmovin Live Webinar on 18 February 2021

by Natalie Philippi, February 16, 2021

G&L CEO Alexander Leschinsky discusses the top 5 video tech trends 2021 with five other industry experts. Five video tech trends, six experts – the Bitmovin webinar on 18 February 2021 will provide exciting insights ...

Streaming Alaaf!

Streaming Alaaf!

by Patrick Schröder, February 3, 2021

Is Carnival cancelled because of Covid 19? Cologne's "Fastelovend" turns out to be flexible and can't be brought down. With our support, the "Röschen Sitzung" and "Funksitzung" start virtually in the stream for the ...

No consideration for the sandman. Or how does 24x7 first-level support work?

No consideration for the sandman. Or how does 24x7 first-level support work?

by Patrick Schröder, November 24, 2020

The G&L service team ensures streaming quality around the clock. Streams on the internet must be reliably accessible – otherwise viewers quickly turn away. That's why we offer broadcasters, online editors and event ...

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