Once a fringe activity for the geeky set, online video streaming is now officially mainstream, thanks in large part to the omnipresence of Netflix on nearly all Internet-connected entertainment devices. But with so many options now available, what’s the best solution–be it for Netflix, Hulu Plus, Vudu, Amazon, or any of the myriad other online video sources?
Surging over-the-top video services could serve as an increasingly attractive opportunity for targeted, interactive advertising — and cause pay-TV providers to move faster on initiatives like dynamic ad insertion for video-on-demand.
This new Internet TV and radio player is capable of streaming over 2,000 TV stations, 30,000 radio channels and podcasts worldwide through Wi-Fi.
With a new UI library and design modules, Google hopes to help developers build TV-optimized sites.
Choosing strategies based on what you believe to be long-term benefits is generally a good idea when running a business, but if you manage to alienate the world in the process, the long term may become irrelevant.
Failure to tackle the nation’s wireless spectrum challenge “could have disastrous consequences” and put the nation’s economic competitiveness at risk, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski says in prepared remarks to be delivered today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The BBC Trust chairman, Sir Michael Lyons, today warned that the BBC’s digital TV services may have to be cut back as it seeks to make at least £300m of savings, putting a question mark over the future of BBC3 and BBC4.