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Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... 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

Should Netflix really fear Fortnite?

Netflix is not blind to the competition but says it does not consider HBO a prime threat.  HBO is often touted as one of the streaming service’s biggest foes. Both companies are vying for TV subscribers, and are frequent rivals in award... 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

#Synamedia aims to End to Netflix Account Sharing

Chances are you probably share your Netflix account with someone else – either that, or you have access to someone else’s password.  Well, the streaming service could be set to crack down on those sharing their account widely with a new... Read More

Struggling to watch #Bandersnatch? This may be why…

After making fans wait all year for another helping of Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker surprised-dropped Bandersnatch earlier this week, a feature length ‘choose your own adventure’ episode that allows viewers to select the direction in which the... Read More

What Are The Long-Form Video Options For Brands

Despite the shutdown of Go90, Verizon’s attempt to create mobile-first programming for young audiences, brands and marketers have more options for long-form online video than ever. The three-year-old Go90 never quite figured out how to grab a big... Read More

#Unplugged @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Featured Guest: Sev Ohanian – co-writer/producer of #SearchingMovie We... Read More

Will Disney’s OTT service matter to Netflix?

Disney launches its own OTT service next year into a market where Netflix has spent its way to the top. Will Disney’s offer be too little too late to catch up? Or is there room for another big OTT player? As an over-the-top (OTT)... Read More

Netflix Is Considering a Pricier ‘Ultra’ Tier

Netflix Inc. subscribers who want to stream video in Ultra HD/4K and High Dynamic Range and watch the over-the-top service on up to four screens at once could soon be asked ante up and pay more of the freight. To gauge how consumers will respond,... 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

Is Netflix preparing to acquire Roku?

Roku, the big OTT set-top box/technology company, saw its stock up sharply on Friday, due to a positive research report that mulled the idea of a possible acquisition by Netflix. In a recent report, Citron Research changed its position on Roku to a... Read More

Netflix Most Popular DVDs Of All Time

DVDs represented just a drop in the bucket of Netflix Inc.’s $11.7 billion in revenue last year, but they play a starring role in the company’s history. Though it may seem as if we’ve been streaming our shows and movies forever,... Read More

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