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, …

Social TV Buzz Doubles YOY & Twitter Remains #1 for Social TV Activity

Social TV Buzz Doubles YOY & Twitter Remains #1 for Social TV Activity

The growth of social activity in conversations and check-ins around TV programming has grown by about 91% year over year, according to a study by social TV tracking service Trendrr.TV. The company also uncovered several interesting trends regarding social activity. Meanwhile, electronic program guides are …

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 …

What Does The Latest Nielsen Data Say About Cord Cutting?

What Does The Latest Nielsen Data Say About Cord Cutting?

More consumers are relying on broadband-only connections in their homes, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're cutting the cord. Nielsen's latest three-screen report reveals that there are now 5.1 million broadcast only/broadband homes in the United States, up 23% from last year. Those are homes …

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 …

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