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Weekly Online Video News Round Up – December Blues Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   December Blues Edition

It's December and I haven't seen any proper snow yet so I might have a blue Christmas, because I'll be missing the snow that I am so used to. Of course, if you're not in a part of the world where snow is abundant, you …

Vimeo Previews Their Pay-to-View Movie Service with Six Awesome Documentary Films

Vimeo Previews Their Pay to View Movie Service with Six Awesome Documentary Films

Back in September, we got to talk to Vimeo and they announced Tip Jar, a monetization strategy in which people could elect to leave some money for a well-liked video.  During this announcement, they also mentioned they would have a Pay-to-View service ready for 2013.  …

Digital Video Advertising Sees Massive Growth in UK, But Ad Agencies Need More Guidance [Study]

Digital Video Advertising Sees Massive Growth in UK, But Ad Agencies Need More Guidance [Study]

Brightroll did some research over in the UK to see how video advertising is getting on there and it seems that stiff upper lip mentality is working for them as things are really picking up. The second annual survey and report, the 2012 UK Video Advertising …

YouTube Extending Google Reach to Connected TV with VOD?

YouTube Extending Google Reach to Connected TV with VOD?

I think I predicted this some time back but I can't find that article. That happens quite often to me as I like to prognosticate rather frequently. Anyway, it's been reported that YouTube will open movie and TV video-on-demand for connected TVs by the end …

5 Elemental Lessons Learned in Sports Video Streaming For The 2012 Summer Olympics

5 Elemental Lessons Learned in Sports Video Streaming For The 2012 Summer Olympics

Over the last several weeks, as the world tuned in to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, more than 20,000 broadcasters aimed to reach a global audience of 4 billion viewers with more than 4,000 hours of coverage. According to Sam Blackman, CEO and Co-founder …

Comcast Set For Its Own IPTV Service To Fight AllVid?

Comcast Set For Its Own IPTV Service To Fight AllVid?

Comcast has been named in the recent Xbox TV lineup and some other interesting Internet TV deals. But now, they seem to just be going it alone on their own IPTV service, according to what they stated to the FCC, along with a device that …

What Hollywood’s Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

What Hollywoods Experiments With Online Streaming Movies Means For The Future

While everyone in the media been debating the many juicy storylines in online streaming services–such as the Netflix price hike and their new content licensing deals, or Hulu's possible sale to Google or other suitors and new ad formats like Ad Swap–and what these stories …

DirecTV Nomad Brings DVR Content to Mobile Devices

DirecTV Nomad Brings DVR Content to Mobile Devices

DirecTV is set to release the DirecTV Nomad "soon", a device that will allow subscribers to push their DVR'd content out to their mobile devices. The Nomad will cost around $150 and not have a subscription fee which is not such a bad deal if …

TiVo Premiere Elite Boasts Four Tuners & Completely Dumps Analog

TiVo Premiere Elite Boasts Four Tuners & Completely Dumps Analog

TiVo, pending FCC approval because it's a requirement to have an analog tuner, is ready to push out a four tuner box, that's four simultaneous recordings, sans analog. Because analog is dead. Aren't we all watching some form of digital something or other whether that …

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. …

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