Livestream Debuts Ad-Free Live Streaming; Launches A New iPhone App For Producers

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http://techcrunch.com – Five years after launch, Livestream is making it even easier for video producers to begin live streaming events to their audiences — and to do so in a way that doesn’t annoy them with long pre-rolls, overlays, or banner ads. Livestream is giving its producers full access to its suite of streaming tools, allowing them to turn up live events with custom landing pages on the startup’s website. With the shift to live, ad-free pages, Livestream is essentially shifting to a freemium model for its services. Unlike competitors Ustream and Justin.tv, which rely on advertising revenue (IT news)