Al Jazeera is acquiring San Francisco-based Current TV in a deal that will boost its US distribution to 40 million homes.
It’s that time of year again – the Times Square Alliance will once again offer free satellite feeds of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, The clean, uninterrupted feeds are available free of charge to domestic and international television outlets.
182 million US Internet users watched nearly 40 billion online content videos in November, while video ad views reached 10.5 billion, according to Comscore’s Video Metrix.
Nielsen, the benchmark of US TV audience figures, has teamed with Twitter to define social TV audience measurement and analytics.
Cisco Systems has hired Barclays to find a buyer for Linksys, which makes routers for home wireless access, said people familiar with the situation, reports Bloomberg.
Streaming media player unit shipments hit a new high in 2012, according to the Multimedia Research Group (MRG). Apple TV is the leading product in this area.
Digital TV Summit 2012 – LONDON. The Roku box is not designed as a replacement for other services in households and can in some instances be seen as complementary to the Sky Box.
Netflix has signed a major deal with The Walt Disney Company that will give it exclusive access to new cinema releases from Disney, Pixar and Marvel, starting in 2016.
The content discovery and playback solution iMediaShare has rolled out a new version, aimed to complement Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
13% of broadband subscribers in the US, some 11 million households, do not subscribe to cable-like pay-TV services, according to research from TDG.