Internet TV

This channel is focused on Internet TV (AKA Internet Television, Web TV, Online TV, etc…). Internet TV is essentially television content streamed and distributed via the Internet. Here we will cover news, trends, and general information about Internet TV technology. Stay informed with the latest in Internet television – including up-to-date news information on Google TV, Apple TV, Roku, Boxee, Netflix, Hulu and other emerging alternatives to traditional cable & broadcast television.

Streaming Video On-Demand to be King of Entertainment as Disc Fall?

Streaming Video On Demand to be King of Entertainment as Disc Fall?

The tipping point is rapidly approaching as we, as a society, are ready to flip from a physical rental society to a digital delivery society. According to Rentrak and Screen Digest anyway, who say that it might not be too long before online streaming tops ...

AccuStream Tallies Up 2011 Professional and User-Generated Video Content Numbers

AccuStream Tallies Up 2011 Professional and User Generated Video Content Numbers

Any guesses on what many views or how much time? Well, AccuStream took all the guesswork out of the equation with their latest research as they totaled up views and time spent watching profession and user-generated video content for all of last year. The numbers, ...

Online Video Viewing Numbers Dip in February According to ComScore

Online Video Viewing Numbers Dip in February According to ComScore

Another month has passed and it's plainly obvious up here in Milwaukee as spring has sprung, then rewound itself, then sprung again. This time we think it's going to stick. Since it's round the 15th of the month it means comScore has put out numbers ...

Fox Digital Series, Let's Big Happy, Goes to MySpace? Really?!

Fox Digital Series, Lets Big Happy, Goes to MySpace? Really?!

Fox Digital Entertainment has a new video series they want to run online, so they turned to that place where we all turn to when we want to host a video series, MySpace. Wait, what? Let me check this source again, nope, it says right ...

Two Largest Chinese Video Sites To Merge, Make Waves In America?

Two Largest Chinese Video Sites To Merge, Make Waves In America?

After firing warning shots over the bows in terms of copyright infringement lawsuits, the two biggest Chinese online video firms Tudou and Youku have decided that they should merge, instead. Sound like big news? Well, Youku seems ready to spend something like $1 billion on ...

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Fox's Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Foxs Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix seems to have a two-pronged strategy for their original content efforts, creating new shows from scratch and buying existing shows from other publishers or producers. And this week, there are rumblings of another existing show joining Netflix's roster: Fox's just-cancelled science fiction series, Terra ...

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Is Amazon trying to keep up with the Joneses? According to Forbes, Amazon may be turning a little green with envy watching Netflix, Hulu, & YouTube get into the premium original content creation game, because they're apparently gearing up for their own turn as a TV ...

SHAZAM! Interactive Super Bowl Ads Drive Engagement

SHAZAM! Interactive Super Bowl Ads Drive Engagement

In my recent Hulu AdZone article I talked about how ads online needed to step back from the "here's the brand - now here's the call to action" format and make their ads more entertaining, like companies do during the Super Bowl. For a long ...

RedBox And Verizon Team Up On Streaming Service To Challenge Netflix

RedBox And Verizon Team Up On Streaming Service To Challenge Netflix

According to TechCrunch, RedBox and Verizon are likely teaming up on a new streaming video service that is aiming to hit OTT boxes and game consoles as well as iOS and Android. This could be big news, or it could be too little too late. Their ...

Video Search Online Versus Connected TV Search & Discovery?

Video Search Online Versus Connected TV Search & Discovery?

ReelSEO's own Mark Robertson spoke last October at the Streaming Media Europe conference in London. He was on a panel with some great folks like Vanessa Vigar & Thomas Dvorak--all moderated by Streaming Media's editor Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen--called Search, Recommendation, & Discovery. And now we have the video of ...

Hulu Users Rate Best Super Bowl Ads & The Bark Side Takes Top Honors

Hulu Users Rate Best Super Bowl Ads & The Bark Side Takes Top Honors

While the Giants were busy beating the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI (which I wasn't at all interested in except for the great half-time show), Hulu users were busy rating all the ads. In fact, it seems like many of them were more interested in ...

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB Online Streaming Service To Launch For Film, TV & Sports In UK

BSkyB, British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, in whom News Corp has an almost 40% stake, have announced that they will start providing online streaming service this year. The service will work through a set-top box, won't require a subscription and will eventually offer film and ...

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee had already announced that they were going to to stop supporting the computer application, available for PC, Mac and Linux, they had made. But they never mentioned they were going to completely remove it from their site, yet, that is exactly what they've now ...

LG Hedging Its Bets With Two Connected TV Platforms

LG Hedging Its Bets With Two Connected TV Platforms

LG would not be where they are if they had always placed all their eggs in one basket and that was never more evident than it was when I visited with them at CES. Aside from a stunning, and I mean stunning OLED TV they're working ...

Revision3 Saw Major Increase In Viewership, Revenue In 2011

Revision3 Saw Major Increase In Viewership, Revenue In 2011

Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback took to the Rev3 blog this morning and announced a 359% increase in total views and a 53% increase in revenue for the year of 2011.  Revision3 made smart acquisitions last year, including the extraordinarily successful Epic Meal Time, and by ...