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Comcast makes TV Everywhere app available on cellular networks

In a move that's certain to challenge the data-usage caps of many subscribers, Comcast has upgraded its TV Everywhere app to play on cellular networks.

NFL on track for live OTT streaming? Not yet

The release of a new second-screen app by the NFL this week featuring archived footage of games, highlights and interviews has some viewers speculating that the league will follow up with its own live streaming of NFL games. Not likely, experts say.

Mobile video apps gain among U.S. adults: 49% now use them

Mobile video apps continue to come to the forefront, with a new report by The Diffusion Group (TDG) finding that 49 percent of U.S. adults who have broadband view video through a mobile app at least once a month.

CNN triggers wide launch of advanced TV Everywhere platform, CNNx

With a successful beta test concluded, CNN has christened the wide launch of its new, advanced TV Everywhere platform, CNNx, to more than 85 million pay TV subscribers across more than 200 MVPDs.

Profiling the fiercest 15 wireless companies

Mobile apps, including those that drive TV Everywhere and online video services, have exploded across the wireless market and often top innovation lists. But Wi-Fi and cellular technologies are coming back to the forefront this year.

Disney launching over-the-top Disney Parks app on Samsung, LG TVs

Walt Disney Co. plans to rely mostly on Internet-connected TVs from Samsung and LG to distribute a new Disney Parks app that is designed to promote Walt Disney World, Disneyland and other resorts.

Popcorn Time torrent service rattles content providers

A new app called "Popcorn Time" that organizes and streams torrents of video was voluntarily taken down by its creators after attracting worldwide attention and accusations that it was promoting piracy. But the code lives on, as a Popcorn Time project has been set up at GitHub to continue developing the software.

Adobe, Ericsson, Harmonic, Avid power Olympics coverage for Comcast, NBCU

In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at the technology vendors who are scoring business from Comcast and NBCUniversal's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

AT&T U-verse launches Poker Night TV app

AT&T said Monday that it is beginning to support apps for its U-verse TV service on Android smartphones and tablets, beginning with a new Poker Night TV app.

Verizon expands 'Borderless Lifestyle' FiOS access

It could be called TV Mostly Everywhere. Verizon FiOS subscribers with iOS or Android-based devices or Kindle Fire will be able to "access popular television shows and movies" while away from their residential connections.