Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Internet video to remain free

MPEG LA recently announced that its AVC Patent Portfolio License will continue not to charge royalties for Internet Video that is free to end users (known as Internet Broadcast AVC Video) during the next License term from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2015. Products and services other than Internet Broadcast AVC Video continue to be royalty-bearing, and royalties to apply during the next term will be announced before the end of 2010.

Full news release here.

1 comment:

Catalin said...

It s good news if we are looking to use it just 5 years because I bet high fees will apply when everybody is on their boat. Have a look here to read more about their strategy: http://www.thehdstandard.com/video-broadcasting-news/h-264-free-streaming-for-5-more-years/

Catalin
Professional Streaming Consultant