Vimeo has already committed itself to help indie filmmakers distribute and monetize their content via the Vimeo on Demand platform. Now it has announced an extra $10 million worth of funding to support creators, who meet certain criteria, with marketing and financial assistance.
The VoD market is alive and well in Spain with many companies supplying video on demand content to Spanish paying subscribers. The conditions are ideal for Netflix to make a move but there's no sign of them expanding into the country anytime soon.
Chromecast may be as cheap as chips to buy, but not every TV, cable, or other broadcast provider is on board, and many may never be. Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Sony and Comcast have their own plans for distribution, and Chromecast probably isn't on any of their lists.
Verizon hotly denies throttling Netflix traffic, Amazon's video advertising business is set to explode and MixBit isn't shutting down, apparently. These, and other stories of the past few days, from ReelSEO.
China's online population is over 600 million people, and the online video viewing population is more than all of America at 450 million. That's expected to grow to 700 million in the next few years. Check out the info on the world's largest online video viewing audience, China.
Broadcaster nemesis Aereo, nets $34 million in funding, including a slice from Vimeo's parent company, and YouTube for iOS7 gets an update that brings better search and caption features. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
Comcast reverse the cord cutting trend and sign up more subscribers than they've lost, Sony announce cloud-based VoD service and Google Glass prescriptions are here and they are surprisingly affordable. More on these and other stories of the day in online video from ReelSEO.
UK broadcaster Channel 4 has removed all their long-form content from their 4 main YouTube channels, in a bid to drive viewers to their Video on Demand service, 4oD. Shows like The IT Crowd, The Inbetweeners and Come Dine with Me are no longer accessible to YouTube users.
2013 was a huge year for OTT (Over The Top) devices and content providers, but that's nothing compared to the growth of original content that Amazon, Hulu and Netflix are promising for 2014, alongside some exciting developments in OTT technology.
Netflix and Hulu wannabe Vdio has bitten the dust, Google+ touts itself as the YouTube of live video and we look back at a year in Google Glass. More on these and other stories of the last few days in online video from ReelSEO.