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Aereo Files for Bankruptcy Protection, Plans for Next Stage

The streaming service looks to the courts to help it move past lawsuits and debts, and focus on a new strategy.
Online Video News, Posted 21 Nov 2014

Roku Highlights Best Practices for Set-Top Box Streaming Success

Video on-demand or live linear? New content or repurposed? Roku knows what works in set-top box video, and it's happy to share its experience with partners.
Featured Articles, Posted 19 Nov 2014

Streaming Media West Keynote: How the NFL Created NFL Now

This August, the NFL debuted a major online product, a multiplatform personalized video and news service called NFL Now. At Streaming Media West, NFL Now's vice president and general manager explained why the service was created and what he's learned so far.
Featured Articles, Posted 18 Nov 2014

thePlatform Intros MPX Replay for Streaming Linear TV Content

Bringing simplicity to catch-up content, MPX Replay creates files instantly for any platform and manages C3/C7 ad policies.
Online Video News, Posted 12 Nov 2014

New Streaming Stick, the Vudu Spark, Uncovered on FCC Website

Don't call it a Chromecast competitor. This ultra-limited HDMI device appears to be good only for accessing Vudu.
Online Video News, Posted 07 Nov 2014

Cogent Says it Slowed Down Netflix Traffic Earlier This Year

ISP admits that it created a "fast lane" for non-Netflix traffic in February and March, right around the time Netflix signed an interconnection deal with Comcast
Online Video News, Posted 05 Nov 2014

Rovi Acquires Fan TV, Gains Cloud-Based Discovery Solutions

Now focused on search and discovery, Rovi hopes to create next-gen search products and bring them to market sooner.
Online Video News, Posted 04 Nov 2014

Shomi, a Canadian Alternative to Netflix, Launches in Beta Today

Jointly owned by Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications, Shomi promises more premium content than Netflix Canada.
Online Video News, Posted 04 Nov 2014

Starz Might Be Next in Line for an OTT Option in the U.S.

Following HBO, CBS, and Univision, Starz could bring a streaming-only option to the U.S, and will launch services abroad in 2015.
Online Video News, Posted 31 Oct 2014

Don't Blame the ISPs! Netflix's Choices Caused Massive Slowdown

Everyone's favorite SVOD is quick to point the finger and demand greater net neutrality, but new data shows Netflix's choices led to widespread harm.
Featured Articles, Posted 29 Oct 2014

Proposed FCC Rule Changes Could Help Streaming Companies Compete

By modernizing the definition of multichannel video programming distributor, the FCC gives a boost to streaming-only TV services.
Online Video News, Posted 29 Oct 2014

Amazon Intros Fire TV Stick, Competes with Google Chromecast

The TV device market is getting crowded, but that didn't stop Amazon from unveiling its second device, this one a compact stick with remote.
Online Video News, Posted 27 Oct 2014

Aereo, Again in Court, Dealt Another Setback by Federal Judge

The startup is now barred from streaming live broadcasts nationwide, but could still find a business with time-shifted content.
Online Video News, Posted 24 Oct 2014

Roku Takes in $25M in Funding, Remains Tight-Lipped About It

Is the company staying quiet about new funding because it's planning an IPO? The Wall Street Journal says Roku plans to go public.
Online Video News, Posted 23 Oct 2014

Adobe: Smartphones Surpass Tablets for Online Video Viewing

In its latest benchmark of the online video industry, Adobe finds that mobile and console views—as well as ad loads—are on the rise.
Online Video News, Posted 21 Oct 2014

Will Univision Be Next With a Streaming-Only Subscription?

The Spanish-language broadcaster's viewer demographics make it ideally suited for an online subscription plan.
Online Video News, Posted 17 Oct 2014

CBS Debuts On-Demand and Live TV Streaming Subscription Service

CBS All Access will offer live streams in 14 markets, full current and past seasons of popular shows, and over 5,000 classic episodes.
Online Video News, Posted 16 Oct 2014

Google Debuts Nexus Player, First Android TV Set-Top Device

Will Chromecast support and inexpensive living room gaming be enough to entice shoppers away from the competition?
Online Video News, Posted 16 Oct 2014

Akamai: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan Show Most 4K Readiness

The latest State of the Internet report also looks at U.S. states and finds that Delaware, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire are the most 4K ready.
Online Video News, Posted 15 Oct 2014

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