Pay-TV companies did not really get how people discovered content for a long time, they might not quite get it now. But they are trying and that shows in Digitalsmith’s Q4 2013 Video Discovery Trends report where almost half of the respondents felt it is easy to find a movie in their pay-TV VOD catalog. A marked improvement to say the least. Are you buying VOD movies are are you still on the SVOD path with your favorite online movie subscription service?
If Millennials are watching TV content, but not on TVs, then where are they watching TV content? Plus, how does one market to Millennials if TV is not where they are watching video? TiVo’s latest survey results shed some light on all of this and more. We also give some logical tips on where you might want to market to Millennials.
Five years on, computer-based video consumption is going big time. We all knew it would. Nielsen provides some nice insight into not only who is watching it but also on what device and a bit of what kind of content they’re watching. So jump on and enjoy the ride.
ABC is making their live broadcasts available through their “Watch ABC” app, which is being regarded as a move to combat embattled live-streaming service Aereo. ABC becomes the first major network to make an app available to broadcast all their shows live.
The long-rumored YouTube paid subscription channels may be coming as early as this week, according to various reports. We’ve been hearing about the possible paid channels for several months now, so this is as good a time as any.
We take a quick look back at the week in video and give you an overview of some of the stories you may have missed. This week, it’s March Madness video time over at Twitter and Reddit debut a web series aimed at explaining some of the more complex economic. political and philosophical issues to five year olds…..
Lots of talk about subscription channels lately in YouTube Land. Today, Fortune is reporting that YouTube plans to launch a Spotify-style service on their huge video destination site soon, like perhaps by the end of the year. It’s no surprise they’re thinking about it, since YouTube is, of course, a large music discovery site.
YouTube’s updated Android app is letting on that paid subscriptions are coming very soon. With code in the app explicitly stating options concerning paid channels, the only question that still remains concerning paid subscriptions is “How soon?”
Well, if you're reading this, it's Saturday December 22nd, 2012 and the world didn't end like many predicted. Yah us! Then again, if you're reading this it might mean that you're huddled in your home hiding from the alien invaders that landed yesterday. Either way, …
Google-owned YouTube appears to be considering a subscription-based service for premium content, according to the New York Post. What that seems to mean is that YouTube will be adding some premium content and putting it behind a pay-wall, and won't be charging for stuff that …