CBS Corp. and Warner Bros. are pondering an SVOD version of their CW Network as the broadcast station affiliation agreement the two companies used to start the network 10 years ago gets ready to expire.
After deeming its live-steam of a London-based regular season game on Yahoo in October a success, the NFL said it will stream three more games next season from Wembley Stadium.
Verizon is releasing an upgraded mobile app that enables streaming of all DVR content outside the home, reports media tech blogger David Zatz.
Disney has launched its SVOD platform, DisneyLife, right on its announced schedule in the UK.
Univision has become the latest broadcaster to bypass the pay-TV industry's TV Everywhere campaign and go directly to consumers with a subscription streaming platform.
Time Warner Cable's General Manager of Video, Alix Cottrell, has published a video on the company's "Untangled" blog, further outlining the MSO's goals as it tests a new streaming video service in New York.
For those concerned about pay-TV's most powerful programming asset leaking out of the ecosystem and into over-the-top channels, this won't come as good news: An NFL regular-season matchup featuring two mid-market divisional cellar-dwellers, streamed by Yahoo from London in the early-morning U.S. hours Sunday, drew an audience of 15.2 million unique users.
Time Warner Cable is reportedly joining the ranks of cable companies that are testing streaming-only video services.
As the pay-TV industry looks to take a piece of YouTube's audience with new ad-supported platforms like Verizon's Go90 and Comcast's Watchable, Google is going the other direction with the official launch of its new ad-free, subscription-only YouTube Red service.
With one of the largest station groups in the U.S. consolidating its advertising efforts among affiliates and a consortium of broadcasters looking to start a streaming app service for their regional-local affiliates, the market for local TV stations appears to be ready to bust wide open. What is the market potential for local TV stations-- what size audience can they reach, and what opportunities to monetize do they have?