In the gilded tower of Comcast, laughter rings throughout the halls as C-level executives "make it rain" with the new found wealth they have just extorted from Netflix to ensure that consumers who already pay both companies get the exact service they pay for.
Verizon promised subscribers that their FiOS (Fiber Optic Bundled Service) would be 'an even FASTER way to transfer data for Internet and TV - literally connecting you to all you love at the speed of light.' Some of those subscribers would beg to differ and are complaining about slower speeds when connected to Netflix.
Desperate to watch the Denver Broncos face up to the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday but won't be near a TV set? If you have a PC, a Mac, an iPad or an iPhone available then you'll still be able to watch a live-stream of the game wherever you are.
It's not only Microsoft, EA are also paying YouTube personalities to promote new games. Elsewhere, Verizon move into online video, and Amazon may or may not be planning an OTT service. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video, from ReelSEO.
For the third year in a row a broadcaster will stream the Super Bowl free online as FOX uses it's Sports Go app to show providers and viewers what it has to offer. It won't have the same ads, it won't be available on smartphones and it's most likely a ploy by FOX to get more providers to pick up their FOX Sports channels.
The cable industry has been facing some real challenges over the past few years, the least of which is cord cutting. Now Comcast must be feeling the sting of all those lost subscribers because they're starting to dream up new ways to monetize content via more video advertising.
Machinima are looking for a new CEO to guide them out of the financial woes they are currently experiencing, Vevo roll out a new site design and Kayne and Kim are going after Chad Hurley for posting that proposal video. These and other stories from the day in online video.
Always wanted to know how Netflix recommends just the right film or TV show for you? Or how Google Glass technology is being developed to help working dogs? Well read on because it's the week in video from ReelSEO.
This week I've got to get the final cut of the pilot episode over to the contest people. But, as always, I've been keeping an eye on the industry to see how things are going and this week there's some interesting stuff from the likes ...
There are more changes happening at YouTube (surprise! surprise!) and this time it revolves around the new embed player, which we've discussed here at ReelSEO previously, and new ways YouTube is integrating it's editing tools directly into your video manager. Also, we look at how the ...