Comcast is preparing an all-cash offer for Fox, though it's not clear what the company will get out of the deal. ACSI says consumers aren't impressed with SVOD movies. Netflix is trying to fix the problem. Ad professionals say they won't pay much more for ads if TV programmers reduce ad loads, which seems to defy the basic rules of economics.
AT&T will add yet another online TV service to its ever-expanding suite of video options. New research suggests that most subs for Showtime, Starz and HBO SVOD services come from Amazon Channels. Danish SVOD users air their complaints about their service choice.
There’s plenty of reasons to believe vMVPDs like Sling TV and Hulu Live have plenty of room for growth. We discuss some of the good things happening that are enabling that growth.
Comcast's Q1 results show a loss in video subscribers for the fourth quarter in a row. ATT, with the help of DirecTV Now, actually gained subs. Is it time for Comcast to launch a vMVPD service?
Netflix had another stellar quarter in Q1 2018, and we discuss why. Amazon and BestBuy are partnering on smart TVs. We look at why the two retail foes are working together.
NAB 2018 was a hotbed of discussion as the television industry adjusts to the connected world of video. New solutions and insights flowed freely, coming from the conference sessions to the show floor. We discuss the highlights of our conference stay.
The demise of Oppo Digital shows how far the market has moved away from physical video discs. However, the move is also pushing many dangerously close to their broadband data caps.
Steven Spielberg and the Cannes Board do not think Netflix should get movies awards because it targets the TV set, not theater screen. They should listen to Hulu. The company has figured out you need to let the viewer decide what works for them.
There is a convergence between GenZ, GenX, and millennials SVOD viewing behavior. As well, they are probably watching on four screens. If they are Amazon Prime Video viewers, they are also spending a lot in the Amazon store.