- X1 Licensing: One Size Might Not Fit All. Baumgartner, Jeff // Multichannel News;9/21/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 33, p17
The article focuses on the efforts of telecom company Comcast for licensing the X1, a cloud computing-based, internet protocol-capable video platform, from the company, as of September 2015, and mentions the challenges facing the independent cable operators due to paid television services.
- Cable's Bad Web Habits. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/30/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p3
The article focuses on issues related to free online streaming of several television shows. It notes that some cable programmers and executives emphasized their concerns that taking shows to the Web for free will lead consumers away from the traditional linear cable channels, and will create bad...
- Iger: Show me a Model. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;4/6/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p2
The article discusses the assessment of Robert Iger, CEO of Walt Disney Co. on the web subscription model proposal in the cable industry in the U.S. He says that the industry must find an online model that works sufficiently for programmers and distributors. He praised the industry, but warned...
- It's Everywhere. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/1/2010, Vol. 140 Issue 5, p22
The author reflects on the online video initiative of the cable industry called TV Everywhere. The author emphasizes that both the promise and the challenge of trying to cope with a television future which is moving several directions is represented by the name TV Everywhere. The author argues...
- Online TV at 'Very Strange Crossroads' Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;3/14/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p5
The article reports on the issue concerning the importance of cooperation between distributors and content owners on the deal for online video distribution in the U.S. cable television industry.
- Voice of OTT Experience. // Broadcasting & Cable;10/26/2015, Vol. 145 Issue 37, p36
The article explores the proposal of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the definition of multichannel video programming distributor, n issue that has long-been advocated by cable operators but was only heard by the FCC after a comment from the Digital Media Association.
- Cords fraying but cablers are coping. // Daily Variety;8/8/2012, Vol. 316 Issue 27, p1
The article reports on the decline of the subscription in the cable television (TV) industry.
- SUMMER VACATION SPAWNS RECORD ONLINE VIDEO USAGE IN JULY 2009. // Home Media Magazine;8/31/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 35, p9
The article reports on the Media Metrix data for July 2009 released by comScore. According to figures, 158 million Internet users in the country accessed YouTube and other video sites, amounting to 21.4 billion videos watched. The top sites for viewing videos are owned by Google followed by...
- STUDY: YOUTUBE VIDEO VIEWS DECLINE. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;6/22/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 25, p13
The article reports that viewing of videos on YouTube has declined. According to a study by ComScore Inc., monthly market share of the online video company remains thirty-eight percent monthly although the number of videos viewed went down by 4.5%. It found that the number of Internet users in...