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Netflix Competition Heats Up In Canada As Hollywood Suite Delivers Video-on-Demand

Netflix Competition Heats Up In Canada As Hollywood Suite Delivers Video on Demand

Cable and satellite up in the Great White North were unhappy with Netflix's crossing the border. That silly imaginary line that dictates what nationality you are, what language you speak and most importantly, what kind of streaming video and TV you can get.

Cable Companies Lose Customers To Online Video, But Cord Cutting Still A Long Way Off

Cable Companies Lose Customers To Online Video, But Cord Cutting Still A Long Way Off

Some reports say cord-cutting is a myth. Having recently moved into a place and assessed my options, I would agree, because the pay TV companies are keeping consumers hostage thanks to licenses with major sports leagues and premium channels like HBO. For example, the only ...

Fox To Enforce 8-Day Waiting Period For New Episodes On Hulu

Fox To Enforce 8 Day Waiting Period For New Episodes On Hulu

Well, well, well... this is going to get pretty interesting pretty quickly. One of the three television networks behind Hulu, Fox, has decided to end next-day access to episodes of their programs on Hulu and on the company's website. (and on DISH network). Moving forward, ...

Time Warner Cable Head Says Company Future Is Broadband, Not TV

Time Warner Cable Head Says Company Future Is Broadband, Not TV

Well surprise, surprise. The chief executive of Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., says that broadband is the anchor service of the company's future, not television. And while that may be a no-brainer for most of us observers in the industry, ...

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay has been the target of several reports claiming that it will be delayed. Few have said much outside of the fact that the whole cloud-based movie and TV streaming service seems to hinge on contracts with the six large Hollywood studios. Well, it ...

Women, African Americans, & Older Americans Watch The Most Video

Women, African Americans, & Older Americans Watch The Most Video

Nielsen has published the results of a study into the demographic breakdowns of video viewers. The study covers traditional television, time-shifted TV, DVR playback, online video, and mobile video. So basically... it covers all kinds of video. The aim? To break down the viewing habits ...

Mad Men Now Available On Netflix Streaming Service

Mad Men Now Available On Netflix Streaming Service

One thing that I think will be interesting to watch with Netflix over the next several weeks and months is how much of the profit from the recent price hike goes into improving the streaming service's overall library size and quality. Maybe I'm just being ...

FOX Pulling Next-Day Free Episode Online Access Without Subscription

FOX Pulling Next Day Free Episode Online Access Without Subscription

If you have been watching FOX episodes online the day after they first aired, you're about to lose that ability in what looks like a bad move for consumers and a defensive move on FOX's part. As of August 15th, you will have to wait ...

As Cord Cutting Rises, Brands Are Turning To Social Media To Connect With Fans

As Cord Cutting Rises, Brands Are Turning To Social Media To Connect With Fans

Despite the backlash over Netflix's new higher pricing plans, more consumers will cut the multichannel cord over the next few years, according to new research from SNL Kagan. For more details on why cable and satellite providers don't want to be the next Borders, Blockbuster ...

Name Actors Will Drive Viewer Interest In Web Series Content

Name Actors Will Drive Viewer Interest In Web Series Content

Name actors are getting into web series in a big way, and it's adding legitimacy to a medium that has been looking to break out beyond a few isolated hits. The question is, "Why would any actor worth his salt want to do a web ...

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