Imagine Communications, less than a month old as a standalone company, continues to grow and define its new focus for broadcasters competing with online video and pay-TV providers in the growing IP video space by acquiring IP- and file-based media processing solutions provider Digital Rapids.
Comcast said that it has surpassed the mark of 50 networks that Xfinity TV subscribers can watch through apps on mobile devices both inside and outside the home, following the addition of A&E, Starz, TNT and 15 other networks.
With the opening round of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship set to tip off on March 18, Turner Broadcasting is encouraging pay-TV subscribers to authenticate their subscriptions in order to access its March Madness Live mobile video apps.
HBO got some good news and some bad news last night. The good news is that its "True Detective" series finale starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey was wildly successful. The bad news is that the episode's popularity overwhelmed its HBO GO TV Everywhere service, causing a firestorm on social media.
Synacor stock dropped about 10 percent Thursday morning, hours after the TV Everywhere technology vendor posted a drop in fourth-quarter revenue and net income and announced that CEO Ron Frankel would resign.
Following similar moves from Cablevision and Time Warner Cable, Dish Network launched its Dish Anywhere app Wednesday on Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX tablets.
Walt Disney Co. said late Monday that it signed a carriage deal with Dish Network making it the first pay-TV provider to land rights to deliver ESPN, Disney Channel and other networks through an over-the-top pay TV service.
AT&T U-Verse added 10 networks to the list of programmers that are allowing the provider to offer subscribers the ability to view live programming outside the home, including Disney Channel, Fox News Channel, Pivot, Disney Junior, BeIN Sports and BBC America.
A look at the mobile video apps Sprout NOW and USA Network NOW that Comcast's NBCUniversal has launched for two of its cable networks show both the progress the industry has made with TV Everywhere, and how over-the-top-video could shake up the sector.
Comcast's NBCUniversal launched a TV Everywhere app for preschool network Sprout, which could help it compete with Walt Disney Co.'s Watch Disney Junior app and a multiplatform product Viacom is developing for its Nick Jr. kids network.