All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Streaming Video’

Amazon Rebrands LoveFilm Video-On-Demand Service

By Mark Sweeney for The Guardian Amazon is hitting back at Netflix in the UK by rebranding its LoveFilm video-on-demand service. LoveFilm, bought out by Amazon three years ago in a deal worth nearly £200m, will be folded into the

R.I.P. Pilot Season

By John Doyle for The Globe and Mail ‘First, you know, television in 2014 is pretty cool. People are watching more than 152 hours a month. They are watching on all platforms. Those platforms are growing. But the linear channel

VOD and Streaming Offer Incremental Ratings Gains

By Anthony Crupi for Adweek Just days after reiterating his advocacy for a more inclusive ratings currency, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves told investors that he wants to expand beyond the proposed C7 stream. Speaking Nov. 13 at an RBC Capital

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,

Ericsson ConsumerLab Report Highlights Changes in TV and Video Viewing Habits

Ericsson ConsumerLab released a report yesterday identifying the changing habits in TV and video viewing. Some key points include: 72% of respondents watch TV and video on mobile devices each week Content watched in separate chunks of time, but seamlessly

BSkyB Invests in US Tech Company 1 Mainstream

By Andrew McDonald for TBI Vision   BSkyB has acquired US$2 million of convertible debt security in US-based distribution platform for linear and on-demand video, 1 Mainstream. Sky said that on top of the securities, which can typically be changed

Google Debuts $35 Chromecast TV Video Streaming Device

Continuing its attempt to become a force on every device from smartphones to tablets to televisions, Google today debuted both a new Nexus 7 tablet and, in a surprise, a $35 device to stream video and other content from any

Netflix Q2 Results: Nearly 30MM US Streaming Subscribers and $1B in Revenue

Netflix inched closer to 30 million domestic streaming subscribers in its fiscal Q2, but the company failed to surpass the milestone, which may leave investors disappointed. Netflix now has 29.81 million streaming subscribers in the U.S., and added 630,000 new

Google ‘In Talks Over Online TV Service’

Google has reportedly approached media companies about licensing content for an internet TV service, in a bid to offer a cable TV-style service over the web. According to an Wall Street Journal report, Google has made “made overtures to some

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