Topic: streaming media

Hulu Jumps Into Original Programming

Morgan Spurlock heads new docu series

Hulu announced yesterday that it's developing its first long-form original programming. On Aug. 17, the video streaming site will debut A Day in the Life, a six-episode documentary series helmed…

Dish CEO on Broadband, Blockbuster, and Netflix

The company has big plans for streaming, broadband

Dish Network has been on a major spending spree in recent months, buying up nearly $3 billion worth of broadband spectrum and dropping a reported $320 million for the Blockbuster…

Amazon Inks Streaming Deal With NBCUniversal

Hopes to become next Netflix

Following last week’s news that Amazon had signed a pact with CBS to add a plethora of off-air TV shows to the site, the e-commerce venue announced yesterday that it…

Netflix Says Price Hike Will Slow Growth

Some disgruntled customers will likely drop the service

Two weeks after announcing an upcoming 60 percent hike in subscription fees, Netflix is getting ready to face the fallout in the third quarter. In yesterday’s earnings report for the second…

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YouTube Starts to Look Like a TV Network

Lollapalooza Livestream just the latest step

YouTube may be a technology company at heart, but more and more it speaks the language of traditional TV programmers. The site is unveiling a new deal today with sponsors…

Amazon to Stream Shows From CBS' Library

Site will present older, off-air titles

In an attempt to build its digital video service, Amazon has signed a deal with CBS that will add a number of CBS television shows to the site. According to AllThingsD’s…

Netflix Raising Prices

Cable providers likely to be pleased with announcement

The cable world must be rejoicing: Netflix is raising its prices. In a post to the company blog earlier today, the video rental service announced plans to rearrange its billing scheme.…

Hulu Sale Enters Next Phase

But Netflix isn't showing any interest

Since Hulu confirmed rumors that it's finally up for grabs, a number of major Internet companies have been jockeying for positions as possible bidders—but not rival streaming site Netflix. As initial…

Virgin Media and Spotify Announce Deal

Subscribers will be able to stream music over TV and mobile

Last week, it was reported that Virgin Media was close to signing deals with Spotify and four major record labels as part of its plan to launch a subscription music…

Netflix Expanding to Latin America

The service will be available in 43 new countries

Netflix announced today that its video streaming service is expanding to 43 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. In a statement on the company’s blog, vp of marketing Jessie Becker…