News Archive for: ‘Digital Headlines’

Non-Linear Video Overtakes Linear Viewing for Average US Broadband Users

By Broadband TV News Correspondent for Broadband TV News Research from Parks Associates shows the average US broadband household now watches more than 17 hours of non-linear video per week, compared to 11.5 hours of linear video. “Non-linear video accounts

SVOD Report: Bulk buying is out, exclusivity is in

By Melita Kuburas for StreamDaily SVOD services are shaking up the syndication model, spending more on individual shows than they did on bulk libraries just a few years ago. That’s according to an in-depth report from RBC Capital Markets titled

Netflix Partners with SVOD Rival Shomi for Original Series “Between”

By Stewart Clarke for TBI Vision Netflix and its streaming rival Shomi are joining forces to make Between, which will star kids TV favourite Jennette McCurdy and was created by Michael McGowan and Resident Evil producer Don Carmody. City TV and Shomi,

HBO to Launch Stand-Alone Streaming Service

By Joe Flint And Keach Hagey for The Wall Street Journal HBO is finally giving the cord-cutters what they want. Speaking at Time Warner Inc. ’s investor day meeting on Wednesday, Richard Plepler, the chief executive of HBO, announced that

MIPCOM: 2014 Television Content Value Report

Global subscription TV revenue will continue to increase by 3.5% CAGR over the next five years to reach US$ 236B by 2018. With growth in nearly all media types and formats, value for content is soaring. While most of the

CMF and NZ On Air Partner for $1 Million Digital Media Project Fund

By Julianna Cummins for StreamDaily The Canada Media Fund (CMF) and New Zealand government funding agency NZ On Air have partnered to establish a $1 million matching fund for digital media projects. The funds will be available for the 2014-2015 financial

FanTrust Takes the Stage at MIPCOM

Join us in Cannes for a dealmaking and fanbuilding panel at MIPCOM 2014:    Digital Distribution: The Quest for the Audience When: Wednesday, October 15 from 9.15-9.45am Where: Cannes, France The stakes are high: People want content anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Netflix Now Giving Subscribers Ability to Share Recommendations

By Christian Bautista for Tech Times Netflix is now giving its subscribers the ability to send private recommendations to friends. The new tool lets Netflix subscribers with Facebook accounts to privately recommend shows to friends, thereby doing away with the need

How to Make Your “Uber for X” Idea More Than Just a VC Pitch

By Ajay Chopra for Re/code As a venture firm, we see entrepreneurs routinely pitch companies as “Uber for X,” where X can be any number of mobile-enabled services. We agree that Uber is just the tip of the iceberg and apps that

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