Understanding Netflix, YouTube and HBO's role in OTT video industry

Media and entertainment companies are putting more attention and money into over-the-top video solutions every day. Whether they're offering an online home for their previously broadcast content, creating brand-new content for an exclusively online audience, or discovering ways to feature their series and movies on both linear television and online video, the number and type of services available to consumers is dizzying.

Where do providers fit in the big picture that OTT has become? Is Crackle the same thing as Netflix? Is Yahoo Screen a viable competitor to Hulu? In this special report, FierceOnlineVideo Editor Samantha Bookman takes a closer look at the various models that are in play.

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