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Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5-Year Content Access, 2-Year Exclusive Deal

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5 Year Content Access, 2 Year Exclusive Deal

In a move that might show waning interest by potential buyers because of the backstabbing nature of the current partners in Hulu, someone 'close to discussions' has stated that whomever buys the company would have five years of access to the shows including two years …

Despite Summer`s Arrival, 178 Million Watch an Average 16.8 Hours of Online Video in June

Despite Summer`s Arrival, 178 Million Watch an Average 16.8 Hours of Online Video in June

Hi everyone, hope your summer is going well. I know, it's a non-standard way to start an article talking about statistics, but I wanted to get off on the right foot. Also in that vein, I wanted to give you some information that I've received …

Everyone Needs To Just Calm Down About The Netflix Price Hike

Everyone Needs To Just Calm Down About The Netflix Price Hike

This week, Netflix stunned the entire world by being the first company ever to raise prices. No wait… that's not accurate. I guess it just feels that way because of all the hyperbole and trumped up outrage. Every tech blogger worth his salt has published …

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 …

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

I just wrote a piece over at Gamers Daily News talking about how, if Microsoft were to pick up Hulu (and they are listed alongside Google & Yahoo as potential buyers) they could roll it into a new, higher level, higher priced, Xbox LIVE subscription. …

Hulu Subscriptions to Top One Million This Summer, Proud of Massive Ad Load

Hulu Subscriptions to Top One Million This Summer, Proud of Massive Ad Load

Hulu just remarked on their somewhat remarkable Q2 2011. No revenue numbers were released but there were some other numbers including the fact that they expect to top one million subscribers to Hulu Plus by the end of summer.

Prime Time & Long-Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

Prime Time & Long Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

So the holiday weekend is over, we're all climbing out of food comas, lathering up skin lotion from too much sun and generally getting back into the groove. We're still free, we partied like it and now we've all got to pay. Luckily, I refrained …

Netflix Moves Streaming Online Video Service Into Latin America

Netflix Moves Streaming Online Video Service Into Latin America

Latin America is one of the most booming areas of the world in terms of online video growth. Just two weeks ago, we saw Poptent open an office in Brazil to better serve their customers in that market. And now Netflix has announced that it …

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

I will give you all the information available at present. You decide if it is a sweet deal or a sour lemon. Deal? Alright, if you've just come out of a binge-induced coma and don't know what the heck I'm talking about, Hulu has dropped …

The Silver Bullet of Original Web Series Video Content?

The Silver Bullet of Original Web Series Video Content?

In late 2009 I began a series of live webcast shows – six to be exact all using the same format (host / hostess, topical discussion, audience interaction, social networking components, etc.) – we had a show on Venture Capitol with people skyping in from …

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