Francisco Varela

Days of linear channels are numbered, says YouTube’s Varela

Francisco Varela

The days of linear TV channels being the predominant way people consume TV are numbered, according to Francisco Varela, head of platform partnerships at YouTube.… Read more

VP9 can help YouTube become more ‘TV like’, says Varela

Google’s VP9 video compression codec, the internet giant’s alternative to the H.265 next-generation video compression standard, can help YouTube deliver a more TV-like experience and… Read more

YouTube looks to extend channels to IPTV EPG slots

Francisco Varela

YouTube is starting to experiment with making its channels available on IPTV operators’ EPG as part of partner-led initiatives to extend the platform and keep… Read more

YouTube looks to transform TV experience, says Varela

Bringing fully featured YouTube to the TV is a key priority for the video portal, according to Francisco Varela, global director of platform partnerships, YouTube,… Read more