Tag: Hulu

Security Risks With Streaming Video Services – @Akamai

In today’s world, we know it’s not uncommon to share a password for a Netflix account or use that same password across other OTT Services like Hulu or Amazon Prime Video. After all, it’s important to save time and effort to get a head start on... Read More

Thoughts on Disney Plus

So here’s the Disney Plus announcement and brief podcast on it’s latest offerings. 1. $7/month ad-free is just an intro play, an AMVAP if you will. (As Many Viewers As Possible.) Same thing the vMVPDs are doing and most Silicon... Read More

#DisneyPlus @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks as he moderates the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. So here’s the Disney Plus announcement and brief podcast on it’s latest offerings. 1.... Read More

Making Your Streaming Tech Work For You

Today’s streaming gadgets are oddly demure about all the nifty stuff they can do beyond enabling your binge. Since they’re so humble, we’ll clue you in to the features you may be missing…. Don’t know what to do with your old... Read More

Why Does My Netflix Subscription Price Continue To Increase?

Netflix on Tuesday announced its largest price hike since launching its streaming business 12 years ago, upping subscription rates anywhere from 13 to 18 percent. Effective immediately for newbies and being phased in over three months for current... Read More

NBCUniversal joins the streaming wars

The golden age of cord-cutting keeps getting more golden: In addition to streaming services from giants like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, another entertainment mainstay announced plans on Monday to introduce a new streaming service of their own. That... Read More

Creating The Perfect Environment For Box Set Bliss

They say that staying in is the new going out, thanks to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc. It’s no longer a case of talking about what you got up to the night before, but whether you’ve seen the latest show that everyone is talking about. Let’s face... Read More

Almost 40% of U.S. Households Have 2 or More OTT Subscriptions

Among broadband-enabled households in the United States, 69 percent subscribe to at least 1 over-the-top (OTT) video service, while 38 percent subscribe to at least 2 subscriptions. What’s more, households with 3 or more OTT subscriptions are the... Read More

The NBA’s Growing Popularity Scores Wins For Sponsors

The NBA is growing in popularity, with the number of fans in the U.S. up 4% year over year, the largest increase of any major professional sport, according to Nielsen Sports Sponsorlink. With more attention to the sport, the value of exposure... Read More

2017 Top 10 U.S. Subscription OTT Video Services

Parks Associates today released its updated list of the top 10 subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services in the U.S. market, based on number of subscribers. Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu continue to hold the top three slots while HBO Now made a... Read More

The 2017-18 NFL season – cord cutter’s guide

The 2017-18 NFL season kicks off this week. The New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night with a full slate of games to follow on Sunday. Not one but two games will be played on Monday Night Football to conclude week 1. NFL... Read More

79% of Millennials Vote Netflix for Best Original Content – @LendEDU

Long gone are the days of building your schedule around the 9 p.m. showing of some crime drama on a network cable channel. As 21st-century American consumers, we want our entertainment when we want it with the ability to watch multiple episodes in a... Read More

New Hulu Experience + Live TV on Amazon Fire TV Devices

When we first introduced the new Hulu experience and Hulu with Live TV (beta) in May, we launched on five platforms — Apple TV, Xbox One, iOS and Android mobile devices, and Chromecast. Focusing on a handful of devices allowed us to learn a lot... Read More

NFL Is Going #OTT to Stream Games — Who’s the Digital Bully?

Long thought to be one of the linchpins of the cable bundle, the National Football League has acknowledged that it needs to appeal to a wider audience of consumers by going over-the-top (OTT) and bringing in consumers who want to watch the games... Read More