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October 07, 2015

Online Video News

Roku Goes 4K With the Roku 4, Adding UHD Discovery and Playback

The more powerful (and expensive) Roku 4 supports 4K streaming, and adds helpful content discovery options in its upgraded operating system.

Amazon Fires at Apple, Google: Bans Apple TV and Chromecast Sales

The move punishes Apple and Google for not supporting Amazon Prime video streaming, but so far Amazon is the loser.

Virgin to Offer Netflix Streaming on 10 Planes With Fast Wi-Fi

"Netflix and chill" meets the mile high club as Netflix subscribers gain the ability to stream from the SVOD leader's catalog at 35,000 feet.

Featured Articles

The List of the 100 Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2015

Discover our 2015 list of the 100 companies doing the most interesting and innovative work in streaming video. Now in its fifth year, the list shows a new maturity, a sign of an industry coming into its own.

The Streaming Media 100: The One Hundred Companies That Matter Most in Online Video in 2015

The list the online video industry waits for is here: It's Streaming Media's annual list of the biggest players around. These are the 100 companies charting the future during a time of transaction.

Heads Roll in a Time of Transition for the Online Video Industry

The future is up for grabs as viewers move from broadcast and cable to online, but will greedy royalty fees slow growth at a critical moment?

Industry News

Sling TV to Add Campus Insiders Network, Bolsters Live College Sports Offering

Campus Insiders to join ‘Sports Extra’ pack, $5 per month with ‘Best of Live TV’ subscription

YouNow Secures $15 Million In Financing From Comcast Ventures And Existing Backers

Live social network YouNow announced that they have secured $15 million in financing from previous backers Venrock and Oren Zeev as well as new investor Comcast Ventures.