Less than three weeks after naming Comcast veteran Steve Reynolds CTO, Harris Broadcast said it struck a deal to acquire IP video tech firm Imagine Communications.
Starz said it launched TV Everywhere app Starz Play on Microsoft's Xbox 360, allowing subscribers from Comcast, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Cablevision, DirecTV and Dish Network to navigate on-demand movies and TV series through the gaming console.
Nearly three months after settling a bitter contract dispute with Showtime Networks parent CBS Corp., Time Warner Cable said Tuesday that subscribers can access TV Everywhere service Showtime Anytime.
DirecTV said it will begin delivering on Friday live feeds from 30 cable networks to subscribers using mobile devices both inside and outside their homes.
Discovery Communications is finally launching TV Everywhere content, announcing a deal Monday with Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) that includes "authenticated access to Discovery content in the near future."
As a Verizon quadruple-play customer, I've gotten used to seeing promotions for the new Redbox Instant streaming video service when I pay my bill online. It took the pitch to a new level Thursday morning, when it ran what could be compared to an online home page takeover ad. Before I could watch NBC's "Today" show, Verizon ran a static ad on my TV screen for Redbox Instant, offering one month of free service.
With Nielsen planning to soon begin measuring viewing on WatchESPN, Watch ABC and Watch Disney Channel, parent Walt Disney Co. expects to generate increased ad revenue from the TV Everywhere apps, Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger said Thursday.
During last week's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Steve Donohue, editor of FierceCable, sat down with Kevin Hart, EVP and CTO of Cox Communications, to talk about Cox's FlareWatch virtual cable trial as well as plans to launch next-generation services such as 1-Gig Internet and cloud-based DVRs.
Discovery Communications said Thursday that carriage deals with fee increases for networks such as Discovery Channel and Animal Planet helped its U.S. Networks division grow distribution revenue by 10 percent to $329 million in the third quarter.
Weeks after rivals Verizon FiOS TV and AT&T U-verse TV added out-of-home streaming capabilities to their mobile video apps, Comcast said Tuesday that it will soon let subscribers watch 35 live networks on Apple iOS and Google Android devices.