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Live From Your Phone – Video Streaming Apps!

April 14th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Recently I’ve been discussing the rise of video streaming apps and solutions such as Apple TV – but even as I write these posts, a new phenomenon has begun to take hold. Live video streaming apps such as Twitter’s Periscope and South By Southwest darling Meerkat have attracted large numbers of users and an even […]

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Will Apple Streaming TV be a Cable-killer?

March 24th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Don’t look now, but Apple’s about to upset the streaming TV apple cart. The company is apparently getting ready to launch its own subscription-based Internet TV service. According to rumors, Apple will strike deals with several major broadcast outlets, including CBS, ABC, and Fox, to add 25 new channels to Apple TV. Business Insider estimates […]

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Mobile Video Streaming – The Love Affair Continues

March 13th, 2015 Posted by 2015, Blog No Comment yet

Our video viewing habits have definitely changed. Mobile video streaming is now the fastest-growing category of data-consuming activities on the Internet. Last year online TV viewed from a connected device grew at 246% year over year (!) and roughly 30% of this was from mobile. And no, its not just the millennials. Digital video viewing for people aged […]

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HBO, CBS and Univison Streaming Video Services – Good or Bad for Cord Cutters?

October 21st, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

This past week saw three major broadcast networks – HBO, CBS, and Univision – announce new, standalone streaming video services that will allow consumers to receive their content without a cable subscription. It’s what cord cutters have been demanding for years – the ability to pay a la carte for specific content. It’s a sign […]

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Mobile is Helping Online Video Move Along

July 29th, 2014 Posted by 2014, Blog No Comment yet

Online video is moving forward rapidly – and its growth is being driven, in large part, by mobile. That’s a takeaway from a couple of recent reports by research firm TNS. According to the company, “TV sets alone are not enough to satisfy our appetite for content.”  Likewise, the company also points out that “people […]

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It’s Getting Hot in Here: Original Programming and Mobile Strategies From Netflix and Amazon Are Turning Up the Heat

April 30th, 2013 Posted by 2013, Blog No Comment yet

February 1, 2013, was a watershed moment in video streaming and content provisioning.  That’s the date that Netflix premiered their first original series, House of Cards.  Starring top-tier talent like Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright – and created using top-tier production values – the show proved that online service providers like Netflix could develop broadcast-worthy […]