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.
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?”
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 …
Hulu put out some year end numbers which included the fact they've got 1.5 million paying subscribers now. Not quite the massive, rapid expansion Netflix had, but they also have DVD rentals as well so it's apples and oranges.
It's now a forgone conclusion that Apple will get into the TV manufacturing biz next year and now the rumor mills are kicking into over drive with all sorts of supposed this and thats which will be included or are holding back the release of …