Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

Roku Partners with M-GO to Offer Integrated Services

Streaming software platform Roku has announced a partnership with M-GO, the pay-as-you-go digital entertainment service in the US. Located on the Roku home screen menu, new ‘movies’ and ‘TV shows’ shortcuts lead directly into the integrated M-GO service. M-GO also

thePlatform Launches Framework Enabling Cloud Delivery for Pay-TV Services

By Will Richmond for VideoNuze thePlatform is announcing a new “Virtual TV Framework” today, that allows pay-TV operators to deliver their full linear and on-demand services via the cloud, to any connected/mobile device. Until now, pay-TV operators have mostly offered

Entertainment One Reports Fiscal Year Earnings On Track to Meet Expectations

By Georg Szalai for The Hollywood Reporter Canadian producer and distributor Entertainment One on Wednesday said that earnings for its fiscal year are on track to hit management’s expectations. The company’s fiscal year started in April, and the firm provided

Netflix’s “Spoiler Foiler” Prevents Twitter Spoilers

By Kevin McFarland for The A.V. Club It’s a weekly tradition: live-tweeting television shows while other people complain about spoilers abound all over Twitter before they get to watch an episode. For those who find themselves unable to watch this

Maker Studios Launches ‘Maker Made’ Ad Service

By Sam Gutelle for TubeFilter With its acquisition of Blip and its recent $26 million funding round in the books, Maker Studios has continued its rapid growth. The multi-channel network has launched Maker MADE, a service that offers the network’s

Netflix Emmy Win Marks First Major Category Award for an Online Video Distributer

By Amol Sharma and Alexandra Cheney for The Wall Street Journal If Hollywood wasn’t already taking Netflix seriously, it is now. The streaming video service scored a win at the TV industry’s Emmy Awards on Sunday night as David Fincher

42% of Xbox Live Subscribers Stream 30 Hours of Video Each Month

By Jim O’Neil for TheConvergence.TV Gaming consoles may be losing ground to dedicated streaming set-top boxes like Roku and Apple TV, but they retain an important place in the content ecosystem. Speaking at Microsoft’s annual meeting with financial analysts Thursday,

BroadbandTV Launches VISO Catalyst Platform to Support Channel Partners

By BroadbandTV via the National Post BroadbandTV, YouTube’s fourth largest Multi-Channel Network, has just officially launched VISO Catalyst, its powerful web-platform that enables channel partners to optimize their video content and save time and money by more effectively managing their

Canada Media Fund Launches Digital Media Co-Production Incentive

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced the launch of the Digital Media Co-Production Incentive, a $350K pilot program designed to stimulate digital media co-productions between Canadian producers and their international counterparts. “Canada is recognized by other countries as a leader

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