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Roku hits 30 million users

Roku now has 30.5 million active users, an increase of 39 per cent for the same quarter a year ago. Announcing its second quarter earnings, the company said users are up 1.5 million compared to Q1 2019. The 30.5 million users streamed 9.4... 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

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

The Connected TV Experience: Transforming The Living Room

How do you watch video? Chances are high that you watch video across a number of channels and from a variety of sources. Thanks to the evolving media landscape over the past five years, consumers have never had more choice. Today, we watch video across... Read More

How to cut the cord in 4 easy steps – @RokuPlayer

If you’re like most people who watch cable or satellite television, there are things you love and things you’d love to change. You love the shows, but don’t necessarily need all the superfluous channels – and definitely don’t want to pay for... 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

Nonprofit Launches Free NYC streaming TV service – is it legal?

An advocacy group launched a service Thursday that provides live streams of local television channels free in New York City.  Locast.org, operated by the Ronkonkoma, L.I.–based Sports Fans Coalition NY, will let anyone in the New York market stream... Read More

The Future of Online Video in 2018

2017 was a banner year for over-the-top video, and digital video in general. Paid OTT “skinny bundles” now have millions of subscribers, new niche entrants made their mark, and advanced video advertising continued to evolve and mature. But now... Read More

#AllHallowsEve – @LateNightParent

Join Rich Valdez and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews. Don Stefanovich is our guest. (@RIDEGoTrax) is the new... Read More

5 Tips For Your Roku Player

Roku is the number 1 most popular streaming media player in The United States; however, many are likely not taking full advantage of everything it has to offer. So we wanted to take a moment and show you my top 5 Roku to help you get the most from... Read More

Is 4K finally coming to the Apple TV?

It’s Apple rumor time. Tech publications have been buzzing that Apple will announce the iPhone 8 at an event on September 12. Yesterday, Bloomberg added that Apple will announce upgraded Apple TV and Apple Watch models at the same time. The... Read More

3 Tips For Cord Cutters Managing Their Data Plans

Data caps have often been called an attack on cord cutters; however, don’t let them scare you away from becoming a cord cutter. You can be a cord cutter even if your Internet service provider (ISP) has a data cap. When my family became cord... Read More

Hello #CordCutters – the @NFL live-streams UK game on @Yahoo!

In a few hours, the NFL will be playing its second game of the year in London. Rex Ryan and his Buffalo Bills are set to take on the youthful Jacksonville Jaguars in a game that is meaningful for more reasons than just whatever happens on the field... Read More

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