IPTV

IPTV Providers Counter Premier League Piracy Blocks

In the UK, top tier football is handled by The Premier League and its broadcasting partners Sky and BT Sport. All are facing problems with Internet …

Internet

Bell targets cord-cutters with new ‘Alt TV’ service

This may be the new golden age of television, but the number of Canadians actually subscribing to TV services has been steadily declining.<p>BCE Inc. is trying to push back on that trend with a cheaper, app-based service that offers live television without the frills of a traditional set-top box …

Televisions

Ensuring Viewability Across Emerging Channels

Viewability was thrust back in the spotlight after Procter and Gamble’s declaration that all members of its media supply chain must meet Media …

Advertising

Illegal IPTV & VOD Provider Settles With BREIN

While movies can be obtained from BitTorrent sites and live TV watched on unlicensed streaming portals, the combined experience generally lacks …

Streaming

Hulu Launches Live Streaming Service Beta at $39.99 a Month | Broadcasting & Cable

Hulu said a beta version of its anticipated live streaming TV service is available to the public Wednesday with a monthly price tag of $39.99.<p>The …

Streaming

HBO Shows Will Leave Amazon Streaming Service After Next Year

HBO has made the strategic decision to pull its library shows off of Amazon’s streaming service after the current licensing pact ends in mid-2018, …

Streaming

Hulu Launches Live TV Streaming Service With Scripps Networks Channels

Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins announced at the streaming service’s Upfronts presentation on Wednesday that the company’s live TV streaming service has …

Apple TV

Court Won't Reconsider FilmOn's Eligibility For Cable License

Handing FilmOn another defeat, a federal appellate court said Friday it will not reconsider its recent decision that the streaming video service is …

Advertising Industry

Dish Network -1.2% as revenues miss, subs decline

Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) has turned 1.2% lower premarket after its Q1 earnings, a report where it beat bottom-line expectations but shed more …

Streaming

Hollywood Writers, Studios Try to Reach a Last-Minute Deal to Avoid Strike

Major Hollywood studios are optimistic they can reach a last-minute deal with film and television writers in order to avoid a strike that could cost …

TV

Kodi KILLERS - Major UK crackdown could block illegal streaming within ‘months’

Kodi-style boxes which allow users to stream illegal content straight to their TVs have become increasingly popular over the past few years.<p>A recent …

Televisions

TV screens go dark as Spectrum cuts channels, hikes prices

The television screen went dark a month ago as Daniel Fitzgerald watched “American Pickers” on the History Channel.<p>Perplexed, he grabbed the remote …

Streaming

NBA Playoffs Live Stream: How To Watch Los Angeles Clippers Vs. Utah Jazz Online For Free

Welcome to the 2017 NBA Playoffs!<p>Tonight’s exciting Game 6 matchup pits the #4 seed Los Angeles Clippers against the #5 seed Utah Jazz. Will the Jazz …

Basketball

Sling TV | Xbox One

Harness the Power of Live<p>Sling TV's core programming package provides the best of live television and On Demand, now 20 channels for $20 a month. …

Xbox One

The making of a 62-year-old cord-cutter

Who wants a total TV makeover?<p>That simple question, posed in March as part of my ongoing digital life column on the ever-changing streaming TV …

Streaming

BitTorrent Is Shutting Down Its Live TV Streaming Service

San Francisco-based BitTorrent Inc. is set to shut down its P2P-powered live TV streaming service BitTorrent Live in the coming weeks, Variety has …

‘What the hell?’: TV screens go dark as Spectrum cuts channels, raises prices

The television screen went dark a month ago as Daniel Fitzgerald watched “American Pickers” on the History Channel.<p>Perplexed, he grabbed the remote …

Streaming

Live at Home: how to see concerts every day without leaving your couch

And why seeing concerts still matters to music<p>On Saturday, April 29th, HBO will air a recording of the 2017 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, which took place back on April 7th. This has become an annual tradition for the network, though some rock aficionados approach the broadcast …

Music

WGA Strike: Why This Time the Writers, Netflix, and the Public May Have the Upper Hand

The gap between the AMPTP and the WGA is steep, but the studios can't continue to cut writers out of an ever-changing media landscape.<p>Like all labor …

General Motors Tips the Subscription Economy: Opinion

In the business economy, certain developments stand out as tipping points. Automaker General Motors’ (GM)launch of a subscription service for luxury Cadillac vehicles marks one of these moments: When cars become a monthly service, we can now safely say we are in the subscription era.<p>For the past …

A/B Testing

With their subscribers dwindling in numbers, ESPN have to repackage themselves

Sports channel recently announced a layoff on 100 positions. The layoffs follow earlier cuts of 300 jobs in 2015 and 400 in 2013.<p>ESPN, the giant of …

Financial Planning

Viewing Preferences Vary Between Cord-Cutters, Cord-Nevers

Newsflash: “Cord-cutters” and “cord-nevers” have different tastes.<p>A study from GfK MRI indicates key differences in viewing habits of those who have …

Apple TV

MSNBC Leads Cable Nets On Perception, Fox News Tops In Viewers

Amid sharply higher overall cable TV news viewership -- up anywhere from 15% to 25% and more over the last several months -- other massive changes …

Streaming

Comcast, the largest broadband company in the U.S., is getting even bigger

Yes, they sell TV, too. But high-speed internet access is where the growth is.<p>Comcast used to be the biggest cable TV company in the U.S. And it still is. But now it’s something more important: It’s the biggest broadband company in the U.S.<p>Comcast morphed from cable company to internet company a …

Internet

'Get Out,' 'Fifty Shades Darker' Help Power NBCU Parent Comcast to Strong Q1

Comcast is off to a strong start in 2017, thanks in large part to its better box office beginning.<p>The NBCUniversal parent company topped media …

Markets

Media companies hunt for the key to a $120 billion chest

BALI, Indonesia — It's an industry valued at $120 billion this year, and it's growing rapidly.<p>That juggernaut is the television & video industry in …

NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal earnings soar, boosted by hit movies and Universal Studios crowds

Universal was ready for its close-up in the first quarter of the year with strong performances from several films, including “Get Out,” “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Sing,” while visitors flocked to the Harry Potter attraction at the company’s Los Angeles-area theme park.<p>NBCUniversal set a high bar …

Markets

Streaming Platform Iflix Expands Into Middle East, Africa

Asia-based video streaming service, Iflix is to launch in eight territories in the Middle East and North Africa.<p>The company recently established a …

Middle East

How to watch the NFL draft

See your options for watching every pick on TV or streaming live on a computer, phone or tablet.<p>As a Cleveland Browns fan, the week of the NFL draft is my favorite week of the year. I'm far enough removed from last year's disaster of a season to remember too many of the depressing details and still …

Streaming

NBA Playoffs Live Stream: How To Watch Washington Wizards Vs. Atlanta Hawks Online For Free

Welcome to the NBA Playoffs 2017!<p>Tonight’s exciting Game 5 matchup pits the #4 seed Washington Wizards against the #5 seed Atlanta Hawks. Can John …

Basketball