Comcast and AT&T seem to have very different attitudes to their pay TV services. Xfinity X1 is still a big focus for the cable giant, while DirecTV Now is increasingly important as an add-on to wireless for AT&T. But does the introduction of Xfinity Instant TV signal a change for Comcast?
Netflix’ outstanding Q2 defies conventional wisdom about the performance of such a mature service. We discuss why that might be, disagreeing on the value of originals and of the Amazon Channels strategy along the way.
New data from Nielsen, Parks Associates, and Roku show how connected TV viewing has crossed the divide between unusual behavior to mainstream habit.
In the decade since the rollout of HD broadcasting in the US much has changed. Consumers are about to see another revolution in broadcasting and it will bring a lot more than just better picture quality. The NAB CTO explains what we can expect.
Broadcasting and the Internet have been two completely separate networks. However, ATSC 3 will bring the two together, creating a whole new entertainment platform that is greater than the sum of its parts. This interview with NAB CTO explores the advantages from a broadcaster's perspective.
NBC announced that it will sell a package of 150 Premier League games for $50 a season, no pay TV required. Sinclair Broadcasting is launching a national distribution network based on ATSC 3.0.
This week Akamai released new empirical data that shows the corrosive impact on brand that low video quality has. Apple hired two top-notch show producers, but it still doesn't add up to an originals strategy.
Ad starts and viewers had their 25th consecutive quarter of double digit growth, according to Freewheel. However, the screen driving that growth has switch from mobile to the television.
We discuss Cisco's claim that live video will absorb 13% of the total IP video load by 2021. We also look at why OTT operators need to treat their apps as a video store, and as part of the entertainment!