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Cord Cutting Is Real? 20% Of Consumers Have Cut Cable Or Are Considering

Cord Cutting Is Real? 20% Of Consumers Have Cut Cable Or Are Considering

Cord cutting is dead some say. Others think it a passing fad and that there's no staying power. Yet in the annual State of the Media Democracy report, Deloitte reports that some 20% of consumers have or are thinking about it. With the upswell of …

YouTube Killed TV, Except That It Didn’t… Yet

YouTube Killed TV, Except That It Didnt... Yet

There's a very cool infographic making the rounds called YouTube Killed TV. It's filled with excellent graphical representations of some really impressive–and in some cases, mind boggling–statistics about the video sharing site. The only problem I have with it, of course, is the exaggerated claim …

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 …

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, …

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 …

Netflix Gets Greedy, Boosts Price Of Unlimited DVD + Streaming By 60%

Netflix Gets Greedy, Boosts Price Of Unlimited DVD + Streaming By 60%

Netflix is raising their prices by 60%. Yeah, 60%. What was formerly $9.99 for unlimited streaming and DVDs is now $7.99 for unlimited streaming and $7.99 for unlimited DVDs…no price break for the combo platter. So basically they have drawn a line in the silicon …

Consumption Of Nomadic Online Video To Outpace Home & Mobile Users

Consumption Of Nomadic Online Video To Outpace Home & Mobile Users

The NPD Group, who I like for their monthly video game sales charts, have thrown their hat into the online video research arena. They've just released a new report called Broadband Video: On Demand, On the Go, and On the Rise in conjunction with Connected …

Nielsen Reports Video Viewing Up On All Platforms, Cord-Cutting Not Happening

Nielsen Reports Video Viewing Up On All Platforms, Cord Cutting Not Happening

So Nielsen put out the Cross-Platform Report and it shows that video viewing is up on all three screens – TV, Mobile and Internet (PC). Time-shifted video also saw a boost in the latest report as well which they stated was due to further market …

Cord Cutting is Reel: Online Video Advertising to the Rescue

Cord Cutting is Reel: Online Video Advertising to the Rescue

Nielsen recently reported that the number of TV's owned in the U.S. has dropped due in part to younger consumers going without paid TV (cord-cutting). Online viewing may fill in the gap though, because the CW has found that viewers stay tuned for all the …

Reel Cord Cutting News Clips – Snip, Snip: Hulu, Boxee, TiVo

Reel Cord Cutting News Clips   Snip, Snip: Hulu, Boxee, TiVo

Some news has been rolling around on the good old Interwebs and so I thought I would again accumulate it all into one tidy little bite-sized package for you to consume with your morning coffee. It involves our favorites: Hulu, Boxee, TiVo and more. So …

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