In this week's Videomind podcast, Hack and Flack sling the hash on the most recent spate of cable company earnings that came with surprise subscriber increases, executive moves at AT&T and Dish, continued M&A rumors swirling around Apple, Netflix, Time Warner and Hulu, and the NFL courting streaming partners for Thursday Night Football. It's the most scintillating discussion you'll hear all week; you'll want to listen again and again.
Ooyala SVP of Ad Tech Sorosh Tavakoli was in Sydney, Australia, recently, talking about the Australian ad-tech market, the core challenges facing the fast-developing online video market down under and the hot topic of ad blocking.
Hack and Flack are back, with a new review of the week's top TV and media headlines. In play this week: YouTube Red courting Hollywood studios for exclusive content, Dish Networks attacks New Charter in FCC hearing, new OTT services from NBCUniversal and Discovery, the latest research on Pay TV subscriber loss and cord shaving, and more.
In this edition of On the Record, Videomind catches up with Ooyala's Paula Minardi, who sheds light on best practices for engaging and maintaining audiences with continued increase in cord cutting, and discusses how audeinces are evolving (read: fragmenting).
In this week's Videomind podcast, Hack and Flack delve into new research on cord-nevers, streaming device adoption and its impact on Pay-TV subscriber loss, the new Roku 4, and OTT services for kids. Hear about whether content owners or service providers will be kings, and find out whether Paddington or My Little Pony gets more play time at Jim's house.
In this week's Videomind Podcast, Hack and Flack dig into the launch of Verizon's millennial-focused go90 streaming video service, the latest Chromecast device, Hulu's new ad-free subscription offer, and the ongoing battles for eyeballs among the top streaming TV services. Tune in to hear about who's wagering on new original content and what the ongoing experimentation with monetization models means for consumers.
In this week's Videomind Podcast, Hack and Flack discuss what happens when everyone tunes in at the same time to watch zombies eating L.A., more research on the impact of millennials on the growth of OTT services, Dish Network's new retransmission deal, Netflix and Amazon Prime entering Japan, and more. Also, Jim breaks out some new bright pink headphones.
In this week's Videomind podcast , Hack and Flack discuss the week's top TV and media news and trends, including a look at just how dismal Q2 was for pay-TV operators, how Netflix and its line up of new Originals is changing TV, research about cord cutting and how -- GASP! -- making premium content affordable and easy to access could put an end to piracy.
In this edition of On the Record, Ooyala's Jonathan Wilner, vice president, products and strategic planning, takes time out to discuss one of his favorite topics: sports video. Jonathan talks about what's behind the popularity of online sports content, advantages of online distirbution for leagues, licensing challenges, and of course: curling.