Archive for category: video

Netflix Streaming is Now 31% faster on Verizon FiOS Five Months after Peering Deal
/ October 13, 2014 12:23 pm
Netflix Streaming is Now 31% faster on Verizon FiOS Five Months after Peering Deal

VentureBeat reports “Today Netflix updated its ISP-shaming speed index, revealing that average streaming speeds for Verizon FiOS customers rose 31.5 percent last month to 3.17 Mbps during peak hours, up from 2.41 Mbps in August.”. Read More

Virgin Media: One-Fifth of TV Is Time-Shifted
/ October 10, 2014 11:51 am
Virgin Media: One-Fifth of TV Is Time-Shifted

Broadcasting & Cable reports “Roughly a fifth of all TV is now viewed in a time-shifted manner – either from the DVR or via video-on-demand, Virgin Media revealed in a study based on data from more than 2.3 million Virgin Media set-tops powered by TiVo’s software platform.”. Read More

Spring Moves Scores $1 Million Seed to Pair Your Music with Your Pace
/ October 10, 2014 11:51 am
Spring Moves Scores $1 Million Seed to Pair Your Music with Your Pace

TechCrunch reports “The company has just raised $1 million in funding to pair your pace and cadence with a personalized soundtrack for your workout.” . Read More

Coastal Television Broadcasting to Acquire WLOV Tupelo
/ October 10, 2014 11:51 am
Coastal Television Broadcasting to Acquire WLOV Tupelo

Broadcasting & Cable reports “Coastal Television Broadcasting has agreed to buy WLOV Tupelo. Tupelo Broadcasting is the seller. Terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, were not divulged.” . Read More

Marvel Comics’ ‘Secret Wars’ Break Out as 3-Year ‘Time’ Storyline Expires
/ October 10, 2014 11:51 am
Marvel Comics’ ‘Secret Wars’ Break Out as 3-Year ‘Time’ Storyline Expires

Mashable reports “It's been two years since the Marvel comic book universe hit reset on its core storyline, which the rebooted "Secret Wars" event will do next May, shortly after the "Time Runs Out" arc winds down, the publishing arm announced Thursday.”. Read More

TNT Lands Cable Syndication Rights to ‘Grimm’
/ October 8, 2014 12:13 pm
TNT Lands Cable Syndication Rights to ‘Grimm’

Broadcasting & Cable reports “In a deal with NBCUniversal Television and New Media Distribution, TNT has acquired the cable syndication rights to NBC drama Grimm.” . Read More

Redstone’s Cinemas Might Be Downgraded by S&P as Sales Sag
/ October 8, 2014 12:13 pm
Redstone’s Cinemas Might Be Downgraded by S&P as Sales Sag

Bloomberg reports “Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements Inc. cinema chain faces a possible downgrade of its debt due to declining box-office receipts at its theaters.” . Read More

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