IPTV

About that cord-cutting craze: CRTC data show Canadians still glued to their cable TVs

Not as many Canadians followed through on threats to cancel their traditional television subscriptions last year despite more options for online …

Canadian News

Pace of cord-cutting in Canada slowed last year: CRTC

About 300,000 more Canadians subscribed to IPTV services last year compared to 2015<p>The pace at which Canadians are switching from conventional …

Canada

IPTV Service Raided By Police & Shutdown, Operator Arrested

As torrents and regular streaming continue in the background, premium IPTV services are becoming increasingly popular.<p>Available for a few pounds, …

Streaming

Premier League Will Shut Down Kodi Plugins And Other IPTV Much Quicker This Year

The English Premier League is worried about streams that broadcast football games for free, so it will apply in advance for an injunction to stop …

English Premier League

Operation 'Pirate On Demand' Blocks Pirate IPTV Portals

Via cheap set-top boxes, IPTV services (Internet Protocol TV) allow people to access thousands of live TV channels in their living rooms for a …

Streaming

ABS wins Ghana IPTV platform

London-based facility and playout specialists ABS Broadcast has secured a downlink and service contract from Ghana’s Ziptv IPTV platform. Ziptv is …

Streaming

How NAGRA Fights Kodi and IPTV Piracy

Nagravision or NAGRA is one of the best known companies operating in the digital cable and satellite television content security space. Due to …

Televisions

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

Dish Endures Steep Subscriber, Rev Declines

Dish Network had a massive decline in subscribers during the first quarter, in conjunction with a revenue decline. But the company beat profit …

Streaming

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

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

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

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

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 …

ESPN will look dramatically different in 1 year

There were certainly exceptions to that rule—a few well-respected veterans who do it all were still cut, which stunned fans and fellow media—but for …

ESPN

‘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

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

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ helps boost Comcast profits

Comcast is giving Disney a run for its money in Hollywood.<p>First-quarter film revenue at the cable conglomerate jumped 43.2 percent, to $2 billion — …

Movies

Can beIN Sports — an international giant but a minnow in Canada — eventually become a threat to TSN, Sportsnet's dominance?

One of the signature dates in European soccer passed on the weekend, the second leg of El Clasico, between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the two …

Dutch Eredivisie

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

Here Are the Differences Between the Major Skinny Cable Streaming Services

In the case of skinny cable bundles and additional OTT offerings, consumers are picky eaters who want what they want, when they want it.<p>“On a …

Streaming

Verizon's Fios Mobile App - Yet Another Reason to Cut the Cord on Cable TV

<b>IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / April 26, 2017 /</b> With Verizon's new Fios TV and associated Fios Mobile app, users can access on-demand movies and TV …

Streaming