Post Tagged with: "Video-on-Demand"

Meerkat Outs An Embeddable Player, Hooks Discovery Channel’s Shark Week
/ June 26, 2015 1:09 pm
Meerkat Outs An Embeddable Player, Hooks Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

TechCrunch reports "Livestreaming app Meerkat has launched an embeddable player so that content being broadcast to the app can be embedded into and viewed on other digital services. The first implementation of the player is with the Discovery Channel, for its annual Shark Week multi-platform event — which begins July 5.". Read More

Playwire cuts rates for streaming and hosting video
/ June 25, 2015 4:40 pm
Playwire cuts rates for streaming and hosting video

VentureBeat reports "Playwire announced today that it has cut the rates for streaming, hosting, and encoding video by up to 50 percent as part of its plan to compete with rivals such as Amazon. The Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based company makes it simple for publishers and content creators to create online video and monetize it without incurring a lot of costs.". Read More

Streaming Service Feeln Greenlights First Original Talk Show
/ June 25, 2015 4:34 pm
Streaming Service Feeln Greenlights First Original Talk Show

Variety reports "Feeln, the Hallmark-owned subscription streaming service catering to the baby-boomer market, has greenlighted its first original talk-show series. Six episodes of “Breaking Bread With Brooke Burke” will launch on Feeln in the fall. The 22-minute episodes feature the actress cooking along with celebrity guests.". Read More

HuffPost to Launch Film and TV Divisions, Announces 24-Hour Online Video Network
/ June 25, 2015 4:28 pm
HuffPost to Launch Film and TV Divisions, Announces 24-Hour Online Video Network

The Hollywood Reports reports "HuffPost 24 will feature live programming, short-form video, original series, documentaries and other video, Huffington Post founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington announced to staff on Thursday morning. The network will be available on the HuffPost website, via apps, over-the-top and distributed as VOD content.". Read More

Otter Media CEO Departs
/ June 11, 2015 2:51 pm
Otter Media CEO Departs

Multichannel News reports "Otter Media, formed by The Chernin Group and AT&T in April 2014, tapped Virasb Vahidi as CEO last fall while also naming former Google and YouTube Tom Pickett as CEO of an Otter Media-controlled unit focused on building targeted VOD channels. Given its current leadership structure, Otter Media is not expected to seek a replacement for Vahidi.". Read More

Vimeo Launches Subscription Video Feature
/ June 2, 2015 11:25 am
Vimeo Launches Subscription Video Feature

The Hollywood Reporter reports "IAC-owned Vimeo on Tuesday announced subscription features for its Video On Demand platform. Creators who use the ad-free service will now be able to charge a monthly fee for unlimited viewing.". Read More

Fandango Brings Its Web Video Series To Hulu
/ January 6, 2015 8:44 am
Fandango Brings Its Web Video Series To Hulu

TechCrunch reports "Fandango is known to most users as a web and mobile ticketing service, but it’s also been creating its own web TV shows. Today, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, it’s announcing that those programs are coming to Hulu, in what Fandango says is its first partnership with a subscription video-on-demand service." . Read More

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