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November 03, 2014

Online Video News

YouTube and Vimeo Prepare Subscription Video Offerings

While the plans won't reach consumers for many months, both video sites are looking to monetize the viewing experience.

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.

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.

Featured Articles

The 2014 Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

The votes have been counted, and here are the top three vote-getters in each category. Winners will be announced at Streaming Media West on November 19.

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.

Chrome's API Shutdown Spells Trouble for Smooth Streaming

Google is phasing out support for the Netscape Plugin API in the coming months, so Smooth Streaming providers need to come up with a strategy soon.

Industry News

Popcornflix Free Streaming TV and Movie Service Adds Award-Winning Programs from Shaftesbury

New Shows Include “ReGenesis,” “Totally Amp’d,” “Unlikely Heroes” and Many More

Cory Mummery, VP and GM of NFL Now to Keynote Streaming Media West Show