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$20 price point could be the key to Sling TV's 'escape velocity,' analyst says

The rapid pace at which Sling TV responded to reviewer complaints about a too-skinny core offering--by adding Univision and AMC Networks channels just before its nationwide launch--shows that Dish Network's new OTT service can outdo traditional cable when it comes to upgrades. But it's the $20 price point that will really slingshot the service out ahead of pay TV, an analyst with The Diffusion Group says.

Cablevision threatens Verizon's lead in speed on Netflix index

Verizon may have maintained its No. 1 position On Netflix's ISP Speed Index for January, but it's was neck-in-neck with Cablevision.

Rumors of Legend of Zelda series planned for Netflix met with glee, skepticism

Fans of The Legend of Zelda rejoiced this weekend as reports surfaced that the perennially popular video game is coming to Netflix as a live-action series.

Streaming video revenue's $3.2B jump a rallying cry for OTT providers in broadband speed battle

Revenue from streaming video services jumped 175 percent between 2010 and 2013, from $1.86 billion to $5.12 billion. That massive rise in dollars being thrown at online video is part of the reason why raising the broadband speed bar in the U.S. to 25 Mbps is absolutely essential to continued economic growth, according to Internet Association President Michael Beckerman.

FCC report reveals availability gap in Idaho's broadband market

Idaho's Treasure Valley may be an emerging technology hub, but an FCC report points out that there is a lack of broadband availability throughout the state.

FCC to strengthen oversight of ISP interconnection deals

The FCC is looking to tighten the rules regarding the interconnection terms service providers like Verizon ask for to accept bandwidth-hungry Web traffic from third party providers like Netflix, reports Bloomberg citing an unnamed person close to the proposal.

Netflix's big week: SAG awards its originals, and 'The Interview' scores with subs

The Emmy committee may not have been so friendly to Netflix's highly nominated original series Orange Is The New Black, but the Screen Actors Guild was much more generous, honoring the SVOD-only show with two of its bigger awards on Sunday night.

Netflix's Hastings agrees 25 Mbps should be the broadband definition

Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, has come out in support of  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's assertion that 25 Mbps  should be the baseline definition for broadband service.

Netflix tops 57.4 million members in record-setting 2014

Subscription video on demand provider Netflix added a record 13 million new subscribers in 2014, bringing its total subs worldwide to 57.4 million. It was the first in a line of good news for investors, as CEO Reed Hastings said that the provider's subscription rate was in line with its forecast for the fourth quarter.

Amazon explores narrowed theatrical-release strategy, appoints indie veteran Hope to lead unit

Online retail giant and SVOD provider Amazon is dipping a toe in the traditional movie-release waters, announcing an original-movies program that will see its movies available via Prime Instant Video within four to eight weeks after their release on the big screen.