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Apple TV & Other OTT Set-Top Boxes Doing Better Than Expected

The Apple TV and similar set-top boxes (STBs) like the Roku and Chromecast are doing much better than had been expected in the past. The reason has to do with the content strategies used. All this relates to the choices that customers want, the willingness of the set-top box makers to provide it, the box …

New research shows consumers in favour of OTT switch

Research from Limelight Networks has revealed that 90% of consumers are open to cancelling satellite and pay-TV subscriptions in favour of over-the-top (OTT) services. The CDN specialist’s study shows that consumers are beginning to favor getting their content directly from the content owner via the internet and video on demand distribution rather than from a …

Netflix Popcorn Time To be Blocked In UK As Per Court Orders

Popcorn time is not a foreign word for those who are not fans of the likes of Netflix Breaking News. The movie streaming service has been surrounded by controversy ever since it emerged last year. Because of its uncertain legitimacy, a number of accusations have been hurled at it several times; the video on demand distribution service …

Australia’s broadcasting – Pay TV, IPTV, Mobile TV outlined in new market research report

Tablets and other smart devices clear winners in a fragmenting entertainment market. The broadcasting markets-FTA TV, STV, IPTV, Digital TV and Mobile TV have seen a number of changes over the last couple of years. Changes have included digitalisation of the Free-to-Air transmission frequencies, digital radio roll-outs and continuing trials, increased availability of subscription TV, …

Low-brow VOD and Internet TV reign in China’s film boom

In China, online video streaming sites position themselves as a one-stop shop, unlike U.S. users having to go to YouTube for home videos and Netflix for movies and TV dramas. Sites such as Youku Tudou are no longer content with streaming movies and making their own web series for video on demand distribution. It set …

Julianne Moore Takes Aim at VOD Releases: “A Movie Never Looks the Same on Television”

Actress Julianne Moore and Sony Pictures Classics co-president Tom Bernard took aim at day-and-date video-on-demand (VOD) releases on Thursday, saying they degrade the important bond between independent film and the theatrical experience. Many independent distributors are increasingly relying on Video On Demand Distribution and a limited release in cinemas, a practice Bernard and SPC co-president Michael Barker …

Aziz Ansari is making a Netflix sitcom with Parks & Rec producers

Aziz Ansari is teaming up with some of the producers of Parks & Recreation for a new sitcom at video on demand distribution service Netflix. Deadline reports that the currently untitled show, which stars Ansari, has been given a 10-episode run. Eric Wareheim (the latter half of Tim & Eric), H. Jon Benjamin (who voices Archer), Lena Waithe (a …

The Future Is Digital – But Don’t Forget About Television

There is encouraging news today with the release of AA/Warc figures, which suggest the advertising market saw its biggest growth in four years and that the momentum is carrying on into 2015. The reason is simple – economies are recovering and consumers are more confident, and the channel is obvious: digital. Or is it? The …

Netflix price set according to amount of piracy in local markets

Netflix is cheaper in countries that pirate more, so that the company can compete better in places where lots of people tend to download films and TV shows. The company — which sees the increasing popularity and complexity of piracy technology as one of its main threats — uses the amount of piracy as “a …

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