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Netflix Pays to Bust Up Comcast Traffic Jam Deal gives streaming service direct access to cable giant’s network

In a move that seems certain to have a profound impact on how Netflix negotiates with other broadband providers going forward, the streaming video service on Sunday announced it has…

February 23, 2014, 3:26 PM EST

Netflix Knocks a Dollar Off Its SD Streaming Service for New Users [Updated] Lower rate will 'definitely' roll out to a wider range

Netflix has cracked down on password sharing this year (the streaming service has a $12-per-month plan if you want to stream on four devices simultaneously), but it looks like there's…

December 30, 2013, 2:18 PM EST

VOD, Streaming Offer Incremental Ratings Gains Commercial views reinforce broadcasters’ extra-credit push

Just days after reiterating his advocacy for a more inclusive ratings currency, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves told investors that he wants to expand beyond the proposed C7 stream. Speaking Nov.…

November 18, 2013, 5:06 PM EST

Netflix Shares Fall as Q2 Subscriber Numbers Disappoint Arrested Development didn’t scare up very many paying customers

Shares of Netflix fell in after-hours trading Monday as the company’s strong second-quarter revenue performance was undermined by somewhat underwhelming subscriber growth. As analysts began to react to Netflix’s Q2 earnings,…

July 22, 2013, 7:37 PM EDT

Sundance Channel Goes Ad-Supported Next AMC?

After five years of generating revenue through limited sponsorships, Sundance Channel on Sept. 30 will transform itself into a fully ad-supported network. The move comes as the AMC Networks property…

March 24, 2013, 11:38 PM EDT

Analyst: Nielsen’s Revised Sample Won’t Immediately Impact Ad Market In redefining the TV household, ratings service takes first step in a long journey

If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, Nielsen’s plans to expand its sample to include non-linear TV deliveries is a bit like lacing up one’s…

February 22, 2013, 4:38 PM EST

How Hulu Might Change and How It Probably Won't Rumors of major shifts at the streaming video service abound

It's been a busy Monday for Hulu—the company has been dogged for months by rumors that CEO Jason Kilar is eyeing an exit, and that its days of distributing exclusive…

August 20, 2012, 7:04 PM EDT

NBC: Twitter Beefs No Match for the 'Silent Majority' Huge TV, digital audience outweighs tape-delay concerns

NBC on Thursday offered a first look at some of its newly mined Olympics usage research, and as has been the case with the prime-time TV ratings, the digital stats…

August 2, 2012, 2:24 PM EDT

NBC's Online Olympics Coverage Raises Hackles Ad placement, streaming woes plague coverage

When you pay $2.2 billion for something, you expect to be able to do what you want with it. When you broadcast the Olympics, however, there's a certain lack of…

July 30, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT

Pirates of the Olympian NBC is streaming a staggering amount of Olympic content, making it a tempting target for pirates.

It’s Thursday, Aug. 2, around 3:15 p.m. EST, and rivals Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are about to go toe-to-toe in the men’s 200 meter race. NBC is betting that…

July 23, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

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