Welcome to FierceCable's IBC 2013 Preview Issue! In this issue, we take a look at some of the trends and topics that will rear their heads at this annual showcase for Europe's broadcast industry. Plus, we chat with a few of the exhibitors about their view of the top trends at IBC.
Netflix is many things--including a frontrunner for some Emmy hardware--but it's not a cannibal, according to TiVo Research and Analytics' (TRA) study of traditional TV tuning behaviors of self-identified Netflix subscribers.
Hulu owners 21 st Century Fox, NBCUniversal and Walt Disney Co. said Friday that they won't sell their equity stakes in the company and will instead plow $750 million into the online video distributor.
Samsung said Wednesday that it acquired Boxee in a $30 million deal that could allow it to offer viewers cloud-based DVR storage."Samsung has acquired key talent and assets from Boxee," Samsung said in a prepared statement.
Netflix has signed off on a second season of its newest original series, "Orange is the New Black," before the first season premiers on July 11.
In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo editor Josh Wein examines the ways cable is changing to compete with the online video industry.
Comcast became the first major pay TV distributor to launch an online video portal targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender subscribers with the debut on Monday of its Xfinity.com/LGBT TV Everywhere site.
Discovery Communications and Revision3 today announced the launch of a joint venture, TestTube, a digital video network geared toward scientific audiences.
Aereo, continuing its business-as-usual approach even as broadcasters and others try to shut it down, has announced a new pricing structure for its TV streaming service and said that it will launch in the Atlanta metro area beginning June 17.
About 27 percent of viewers say their favorite device for viewing online video content is a connected TV, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said Monday.