Consumer power has finally bought Netflix to its knees… well not quite. Netflix will now offer downloadable content much like competitors such as BBC iPlayer in the UK and Amazon’s Prime video service. Still seen as leading the SVOD service the company has given in to what its audience wants. With recent research from Ovum […]
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News that Amazon is in talks for live game rights with leagues including NBA, MLB, NFL and MLS for its Prime video service is another sign that traditional pay-TV’s most prized possession is coming under serious threat. Interestingly, it’s not just premium sport that Amazon is hunting. The e-commerce giant is said to also be […]
With Halloween just around the corner, now is a great time to check out all the hi-tech gadgets to lighten up the trick or treating evening. Here are some of the must-haves tech gadgets for a ghoulish Halloween: Every Halloween Party needs a shaking skeleton In body bag The little ones can play a Halloween-themed […]
AT&T is set to purchase Time Warner for around $85 Billion, a move that would create a media and communications company that would include TBS, CNN, HBO and the Warner Bros. film and TV Studios. Analysts and industry observers see the move being initiated by the need to replace flagging wireless revenues and to compete […]
With an impressive mobile phone penetration of 154 percent, while only 11 percent of the population has access to a credit card, the Greek carrier billing market is expected to soar in the upcoming years. To track how digital content owners can explore this market, DIMOCO, a leading payment institute for carrier billing, has […]
Light field technology enables remarkable capabilities. Specifically, this includes allowing changes to be made in postproduction that would normally have required a complete re-shoot. Additionally, light field could open the door to enhanced, 360-degree virtual reality. The result is exciting new and immersive viewer experiences, along with considerable cost savings for professionals. So, what’s holding […]
Recent news that half a billion Yahoo users had their accounts hacked by a cyber break attack two years ago not only caused a furore over the apparent lack of transparency but also brought out a number of questions on how to keep emails and online data safe. The fact that this happened some time ago means […]
According to a new survey and report, the majority of US citizens are unable to explain virtual reality. Yet, they’re willing to spend up to $300 on a VR headset. The report outlines half cannot actually name a single brand behind the technology. Awareness of virtual reality could receive a big boost soon following the […]
The North American pay-TV industry is the largest and most mature markets in the world. Service providers in the region are leading the way in introducing next-generation features, including 4K (offered by 25 percent), content recommendations (35 percent), and voice control (10 percent). In this advanced and competitive market, pay-TV providers need to continue innovating […]
Philadelphia is home to the 2016 Cable-Tec Expo, taking place September 26-29. The organizers promise energizing days full of learning, exchanging knowledge, and exploring technology exhibits, network with new and familiar industry colleagues at the multitude of breakfast, evening, and live cable challenge events Cable-Tec Expo has to offer. The numbers stack up; 400 technology exhibitors representing more […]