2017 was a terrible year for the movie business in the US. Theater revenue was down, as was revenue from disc sales and rentals. What is the industry doing about it? Turns out, not that much!
Hulu announced it now has 17 million subscribers and suggests its revenue make up has changed a lot in the last three years. Holiday disc sales were a bust, while SVOD revenue went boom. CES shows how vendors are using AI to reinvent the viewing experience.
What will be the big trends in digital video for the rest of the year? Ours include an increase in cord-cutting, wireless operators launching triple-play services, YouTube TV breaking out, and the continued ascendance of Amazon in the video market.
In this discussion with Ross McCray, Co-founder and CEO of VideoAmp, we look at some of the problems faced by the video ad industry. We also look ahead to what may happen in 2018.
Charter CEO engaged in some irrational exuberance this week. Here are four reasons why. Netflix is shocked, shocked at the success of the download feature. Facebook does an about-face and embraces video pre-roll ads.
We discuss the new cable channel owned Philo vMVPD service and some of the cool things we spotted in the results reported by Roku after its first quarter as a public company.
The Justice Department has decided to force conditions on the AT&T-Time Warner deal that make it unpalatable for both companies. There seems no real reason for this position, and the approach threatens to seriously hamper traditional TV companies as they seek to compete online.