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Monday, February 22, 2016

Providers Fine-tune Their Business Models As A La Carte Streaming Services Proliferate

Those who prefer streaming video-on-demand aren’t shy about sharing passwords. About 6 percent of U.S. broadband households use an over-the-top video service paid by someone living outside of the household, according to a 2015 report from the research firm Parks Associates.

From the article "Providers Fine-tune Their Business Models As A La Carte Streaming Services Proliferate" by Maria Sciullo.

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Not-so-smart TVs: Many viewers opt to stream content using separate devices

In an August report, the NPD Group estimates that roughly a third of smart TVs in the U.S. weren’t actually connected to the Internet. That’s down from about half two years earlier, but still not good. Researchers at Parks Associates found that even as more Americans are using smart TV functions, streaming device usage has grown even faster.

“If you’re a streaming media box (maker), you’ve got much more ability to push new features out into the market at an affordable price, ...read more

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Joining a crowded market, NBCUniversal launches $4-a-month online comedy service in January

NBCUniversal's latest effort to target millennials is coming: An online video service focused on comedy that costs $4 a month.

The service, Seeso, will have original content and NBC shows like "30 Rock" and "The Office," ''Saturday Night Live," standup and the "Monty Python" movies. It will be available for most people in January.

NBCUniversal and its owner, cable and Internet giant Comcast, have been trying different ways to get young people's attention as live TV viewi ...read more

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