The Day In Online Video News And Views 31st January 2014

The Day In Online Video News And Views 31st January 2014

Amazon is considering a 25%-50% price hike to their Prime service, but the company says that rising video costs are not a factor in the decision. Amazon is investing heavily in original content and has signed multiple TV and movie licensing deals but deny these have to be off-set by increasing costs to consumers elsewhere.

7 out of the top 10 US cable providers use DigitalSmiths, a personalized video search service which also provides recommendations, and TiVo has now bought the company for $135 million in cash. The deal could be a way to open doors for TiVo with large pay TV distributors. These, and other stories of the past few days in online video and VoD-land, from ReelSEO.

The Day in Online Video News

How Video Site NDN is Driving 500 Million+ Video Views Per Month SearchEngineWatch

Will.i.am to Launch YouTube Channels for Himself, Others in Pact with Maker Studios Variety

Qwilt Caches The Live Streaming Wave MultiChannel

Fox Sports Picks YouTube Musical Duo as Winners of Content Deal Worth $1 Million Variety

A new site adds an element of surprise to YouTube videos DailyDot

The Day In VoD and Cable News

ITV to launch pay-TV drama channel on Sky Guardian

TiVo to Buy Content-Recommendations Firm Digitalsmiths for $135 Million Variety

Top Gear most watched BBC iPlayer programme of 2013 Telegraph 

I swapped my TV for Netflix, and here's what it taught me Guardian

CBS, Nielsen In Pact To Measure Video-Watching Across Different Media Variety

Time Warner Cable Beats Q4 Earnings Expectations But Video Subs Still Fall Deadline

Is Netflix broken for deaf viewers? DailyDot

Blinkbox re-launches UK VoD service with multiple studio deals DigitalTVEurope

Amazon Mulling Up to 50% Plus Price Hike for Prime, But Denies Rising Video Costs Play a Part Variety 

But Wait, There's More!

Oscar Pistorius trial to have dedicated 24-hour TV channel Guardian

Here's What Video Games Will Look Like On Google Glass HuffPo

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Carla Marshall is the Managing Editor of ReelSEO. She joined the site in 2012 as staff writer and Director of SEO and specialises in video optimisation and organic marketing. She has a background in search and social media. View All Posts By -

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