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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Electronics manufacturer RCA today introduced an Android tablet featuring two tuners that allow users to access free live TV on the go. A story in AllThingsD reports that the RCA Mobile TV Tablet includes "two built-in tuner--one standard over-the-air DTV tuner for when you're stationary and one mobile tuner for when you're on the go."