Subscription video on demand service Telly is launching a new premium service called Telly Plus for emerging markets, and has signed international distribution agreements with both Sony Pictures Television and Miramax to provide content for the service.
Nearly half (49%) of U.S. Hispanic consumers use mobile devices for local shopping, compared to just 32% of non-Hispanics, a new study says.
As a newspaper executive in my earlier years, I remember circulation execs explaining away concerns about decaying young subscriber numbers with “when they grow up, get married, have kids and buy a home they’ll subscribe to the newspaper.”
We all know how that's worked out.
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One of my favorite parts about my job is that I get to meet and talk with interesting people from all parts of the film and television value chain: writers, producers, distributors, technology wonks, agencies and advertisers -- even the talent.
When social TV infographics get released after a major TV spectacle (award shows, sporting events, elections), the focus is often on the number of comments on Twitter, and to a lesser degree Facebook.
To paraphrase Arrested Development, "There's always money in the social television."
Social TV will boom to a $256.44 billion market by 2017, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets. That represents a 11.2 percent year-over-year growth rate from 2012's anticipated $151.14 billion in revenue. According to the report:
A report by Deloitte examined the second-screen habits of U.K. viewers and found that most people don't want to interact with TV programs. Instead, they preferred to chat with other viewers using email and social networks.