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  • Amazon Scores Content Deal With Disney-ABC
    Giving tablet shoppers another reason to consider the Kindle Fire, Amazon just announced a new licensing deal with Disney-ABC Television Group. Part of a larger effort to “bring the mo ...
  • Video Site SeeSaw Squeezed Out In UK
    Are you familiar with SeeSaw, the British streaming TV service? Well, after less than two years online, the site’s been shut down. What happened? Despite offering solid content from B ...
  • ABC Renews Netflix Agreement
    For Netflix and its subscribers, good news has lately been hard to come by. You might call it merciful, then, that Disney-ABC has entered into an extended licensing agreement wi ...
  • CW, Hulu Strike 5-Year Licensing Deal
    Following its recent big exclusive and lucrative Netflix deal, the CW has struck a major five-year licensing deal with Hulu Plus for its current programming. For CW, Hulu Plus wi ...
  • Hulu Plus Teams WIth CW
    Gearing up for the future -- and perhaps an IPO -- Hulu just announced a five-year content licensing agreement with the CW Television Network. Expected to debut before the e ...
  • Livestream Ups Its Game
    Livestream, which came to popularity streaming video, has revamped its platform to help event producers publish real-time photos, text updates and video clips, as well as high-def live video. T ...
  • Netflix Boasts Biggest Bandwidth Use
    Following several management blunders and disappointing third-quarter earnings, it’s nice to see Netflix get what could be interpreted as good news. According to the latest Sandvine Internet Phenomena Report, Netfl ...
  • Netflix Dominates Peak-Time Video Traffic
    Netflix now accounts for 32.7% share of peak-time video traffic, 7 p.m.-9 p.m., per a new survey. YouTube was in a distant second place in the current study -- 11. ...
  • Fox Adds 2 Operators To Authentication System
    Fox has added two new operators to its effort placing a soft paywall around online streaming of shows, such as "Glee" and "The Simpsons." Mediacom and Verizon FiOS customers c ...
  • Netflix Streams Bad News
    With clear implications for rival content streamers, things just went from bad to worse at Netflix on new warnings of higher subscriber attrition and mounting costs. “The company said ...
  • Netflix Streams Revs, But Stock Takes Big Hit
    Even with its admitted marketing blunders, recent Netflix financial results appeared relatively unscathed -- but the stock market didn't respond well. ...
  • Netflix May Have Lost 600,000 Customers
    Netflix may have lost as many as 600,000 of its 24.6 million U.S. customers since July. ...
  • ESPN: Mobile Audience Growing, Spending More Time
    David Coletti, vice president, digital media research and analytics at ESPN, explains how the cable network's viewership is playing out in mobile, and what it means for advertising. ...
  • Netflix Challenges Video Privacy Law
    Faced with a potential multimillion-dollar class-action privacy lawsuit for allegedly retaining people's movie rental records, Netflix intends to argue that a portion of the federal video privacy law is unconstitutio ...
  • Top-10 Reasons Why HBO Might Have Done The Roku Deal
    Early last week, HBO announced that HBO Go, its on-demand streaming service, will now be available on Roku set-top boxes. Since the HBO Go on Roku service is only availab ...
  • Amazon Stokes Kindle Fire With PBS Video
    Amazon continues to show that it is serious this time about challenging Netflix and Apple when it comes to streaming media to tablets. In the run-up to the Nov. ...
  • Sound Off: Mobile Music On The Rise
    Streaming on mobile devices is making inroads on traditional radio and CDs when it comes to music listening, according to a new NPD study. Nearly two-thirds of Americans say t ...
  • ABC iPad Player App Popular: 47 Million Streams Served
    The iPad is proving to be a compelling portable DVR for millions of users. ABC, the earliest and arguably most aggressive network TV presence on the iPad at its launc ...
  • Hulu Too Valuable, Networks Won't Sell
    Owners of Hulu, the premium TV site, say it is now not selling the digital video service. Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has said Hulu is forecast to make around $5 ...
  • Wall Street Analyst Advises Against Hulu Sale
    Even before the owners of Hulu said they wouldn't sell the business last week, a top Wall Street analyst was suggesting a sale would be shortsighted. It might bring ...
  • Netflix To Stream CW Shows
    Netflix's U.S. customers will be able to watch shows like "Gossip Girl" and "The Vampire Diaries" online from The CW. ...
  • Where Will Netflix Go From Here?
    With the dust only just beginning to settle from Netflix's recent mad, back-and-forth scramble of changes to its business model, it's a good time to ask where the entertainment servi ...
  • UltraViolet Lets Consumers Purchase Movies' Digital Rights
    UltraViolet -- a new home entertainment service -- starts Tuesday, looking to revive depressing DVD sales and rentals by allowing consumers to buy movie discs and their future digital right ...
  • No 'Heist': Universal Nixes VOD Plan
    After theater chains objected, Universal Studios has pulled back on its "premium video-on-demand" plan to air its movie "Tower Heist" in consumers' homes some three weeks after opening theatrically ...
  • Roku Ups Offerings With HBO Go
    Roku, the box that propels over-the-top TV, said it is offering a less expensive version while continuing to bulk up its content offerings -- this round, with HBO Go. T ...
  • HBO Go Streams On Roku
    HBO GO is launching on the Roku streaming platform. Consumers will be able to access more than 1,400 titles, including every episode of every season of the best HBO show ...
  • Whither The Netflix Brand Now? It Needs To Send A Better Message
    Apologies aside, Netflix didn't backtrack on one point in its Qwikster snafu that mattered most: pricing. Netflix is keeping its 60% monthly increase for consumers. (Thanks. My medical premiu ...
  • Netflix Killed Qwikster, But May Still Provide Video Games
    You've probably heard by now that Netflix is canning its plans to launch a new, completely separate DVD-by-mail division called Qwikster, and will continue with a combined streaming and D ...
  • Netflix Kills Qwikster
    More weird backtracks from Netflix, which just announced it is canning its plans to launch a new, completely separate DVD-by-mail division called Qwikster. Instead, it will continue with a combin ...
  • Netflix Kills Qwikster
    More weird backtracks from Netflix, which just announced it is canning its plans to launch a new, completely separate DVD-by-mail division called Qwikster. Instead, it will continue with a combin ...