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IAB: 27% of online video users watch programming on connected TVs

About 27 percent of viewers say their favorite device for viewing online video content is a connected TV, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said Monday.

Giveaways, online video needed to draw new subs to IPTV

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 subs will be able to get social on Facebook

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 expands to New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania

Aereo said Monday that it has expanded its Internet video platform to parts of New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.

Netflix adds Suddenlink to Open Connect CDN

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.

Netflix, Amazon, HBO compete for programming rights

In today's spotlight,  FierceOnlineVideo  takes a look at increased competition between Amazon and Netflix for rights to TV series and movies.

Cable in the fourth quarter of 2012

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.

KPMG says traditional media companies must change

Pay TV operators are in danger of becoming extinct, a new study of pay-TV subscribers worldwide by KPMG suggests.

Netflix pursues unconventional programming strategy with 'Arrested Development'

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 introduces platform to ease move to IPTV

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.