About 27 percent of viewers say their favorite device for viewing online video content is a connected TV, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said Monday.
A substantial group of consumers, unhappy with decades of ill treatment by cable operators and not quite ready to leap to satellite, have been easy pickings for IPTV providers. Those salad days are probably over. To get to the next level of subscribers, IPTV providers need a ladder--or maybe a gimmick.
Netflix and Facebook have inked a deal that will let U.S. Netflix subscribers see each others' digital movie libraries and interact with one other on Facebook, including commenting on films and television shows.
Aereo said Monday that it has expanded its Internet video platform to parts of New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
Suddenlink Communications has joined the Netflix Open Connect content delivery network (CDN), which will allow it to deliver "super HD" movies and 3D content to its cable subscribers, Netflix spokesman Joris Elders told FierceCable Monday.
In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at increased competition between Amazon and Netflix for rights to TV series and movies.
The fourth quarter was brutal for major cable MSOs, which struggled to recover from power outages and network damage sparked by Superstorm Sandy. FierceCable gauges its impact as well as the ongoing battle for pay TV, high-speed Internet and voice subscribers in this regularly updated earnings summary.
Pay TV operators are in danger of becoming extinct, a new study of pay-TV subscribers worldwide by KPMG suggests.
In today's spotlight, FierceMobileContent takes a look at Netflix's unconventional programming strategy with the premiere of the fourth season of Arrested Development this spring.
Rovi Corp., which recently said it would sell off its online video unit, continued to cozy up to the pay TV universe at CES 2013 in Las Vegas, where it unveiled new IP software that "would enable pay TV service providers to cost effectively introduce IP-based multiscreen services and applications" within their traditional delivery system.