Many individuals spend their evenings winding down in front of a TV or a computer to watch their favorite shows as a stress-relief after a hard day;s work. Households subscribe to video streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu ,HBO or Disney as these platforms allow them to watch more than one show, Even better still is that they can watch all episodes of new season offerings of popular television shows.
Actually, Netflix dominates video streaming industry that its addictive impact is called the “Netflix Effect”. The company has since ventured into producing original movies much to the detriment of theater owners amd movie producers who tried to stop the company from disrupting the theater industry .
Yet as the reality of the pandemic demonstrated how Netflix’s business model of video streaming services is the best and safest solution for providing quality viewing entertainment amidst a persistent global pandemic, other movie and TV producers like Warner and HBO had no choice but to follow suit to Netflix’s business model.
How Does Video Streaming Technology Work?
Video streaming technology makes it possible for people to watch online video content on the Internet, whilst skipping the process of downloading media files. Streaming not only include movies, but also TV shows, broadcasts of live events like pageants, awarding ceremonies, sports matches and online videos by created by popular creators. Streaming is also used for real time audio broadcast or in providing selections of music entertainment an alternative to buying CDs or vinyl records.
The process of streaming involves breaking down data into packets, which the streaming platform interprets in order to play the video or audio medium into a user’s device. Through video or audio streaming people can now access high high quality content in any location where there is high-speed internet connectivity.
The best part is that streaming provided a more economical alternative to watching movies in theaters or buying digital music by downloading media files. Now that several companies have joined the video streaming industry, the competition made Netflix work even harder to make sure their customers will have few if no reason to shift to other service providers.
Yet not all people are fortunate enough to enjoy the benefits of video and audio streaming for the simple reason that every dollar counts to providing the basic needs of the household. In many cases, some can’t even afford a roof over their head they are forced to live in shelters or even in their vehicles. Have you ever stopped to think how these people wind down and find stress relief after spending their day toiling in a low paying job?
It’s a good thing that some app developers made it possible for the less fortunate members of communities to browse and access Internet content using an app that allows them to stream content directly to their device without need to pay subscription fees. Actually, a new video streaming app called rokkr allows users to access various shows and movies that they can stream from sources and servers located in different parts of the globe. However, since this kind of app is not supported by Google Play store, the app can only be downloaded through rokkr’s official affiliate publishers.