Streaming media

continuous multimedia operated and presented to users by a provider
(Redirected from Streaming video)

Streaming media is multimedia where the user receives the media constantly using a platform over the Internet. Some examples are Netflix and Amazon Prime Video for movies and television series; and Spotify and Apple Music for music and other audio.[1]


  1. Gelman, A.D.; Halfin, S.; Willinger, W. (1991). "On buffer requirements for store-and-forward video on demand service circuits". IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference GLOBECOM '91: Countdown to the New Millennium. Conference Record. IEEE. pp. 976–980. doi:10.1109/GLOCOM.1991.188525. ISBN 0-87942-697-7. S2CID 61767197.