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Canada’s VMedia has launched a live liner play of Roku, giving consumers access to 20 live TV channels, including Canadian and U.S. networks such as CTV, CBC, GLOBAL, ICI, TVA and V, as well as CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX and PBS, all in HD and streamed to their TVs.
The streamed skinny bundle – after a seven-day free trial – will cost $18/mo., about the same as several U.S. operators are charging for a similar streamed package.
President Obama will be making his last State of the Union address Tuesday night and, for the first time ever, it’ll be available on an on-demand streaming service: Amazon Prime.
Alas, poor Aereo, I knew it well.
The streaming startup that disrupted the media landscape before being shut down by the Supreme Court -- and possibly even prompting CBS to launch its new All Access OTT service -- is no more.
The company today announced it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
With six million U.S. homes adding streaming media players in Q2, there's little doubt as to the increasing popularity of the latest plug-and-play devices for serving up premium web-delivered content in the comfort of the living room.
When AOL bought the Huffington Post, the online magazine decided it wanted more original content, more engagement and more immediacy.
The result? HuffPost Live.
With the World Cup scheduled to kick into action next month, it should be no surprise that global Internet traffic tied to soccer already is seeing big jumps; wait until live video from the matches starts to stream June 12.
Goal.com, one of the biggest soccer media brands in the world, says it recorded a record 1 billion plus page views from 53 million unique users across all platforms in April, up 50% Y/Y, with mobile up 93% from a year ago.
On the heels of its first court loss, streaming media startup Aereo nonetheless is deploying its service in another city, this time Austin, Texas, which has become a hotly contested market among pay-TV players as well.
Streaming video company Aereo – whose technology will be the topic of a Supreme Court case this spring – hasn’t pushed the “pause button” while it waits for the case to be adjudicated; it’s announced it will be deploying in the metro Cincinnati area starting next week.
Aereo said it would deploy in eight counties in Ohio, 10 counties in Kentucky, and six counties in Indiana.
In a court case that could determine the fate of one company and the economics of an industry, the Supreme Court today agreed to hear Aereo vs. an assortment of broadcasters this spring, with a possible decision coming as early as summer.
Like any good fight, both sides are willing, and both have a lot to lose.
A Bloomberg BusinessWeek story this week highlights Ooyala’s huge edge in analytics, pointing out that, unlike Brightcove and Comcast subsidiary ThePlatform, Ooyala “provides real-time analysis of online video viewing habits so that every screen is customized based on existing personal data.”