ICYMI #StreamingBuzz NOV 21 – Brown Sugar App, DirecTV Now Launch, China and the EPL, Hulu VGP

Bounce TV announces a new live streaming app for Brown Sugar, AT&T’s highly-anticipated DirecTV Now service is getting ready for its blast off, China’s Suning pays big bucks for the English Premier League rights, and more in this week’s ICYMI Streaming Buzz.   Brown Sugar Streaming App, “Just Like Netflix, Only Blacker” Forty-plus years after […]

ICYMI #StreamingBuzz NOV 14 – Colbert’s a Hit on Showtime, Instagram’s Live Video, Spotify’s Drawn and Recorded

This week’s Streaming Buzz will be a bit more brief. It’s difficult to think about the world of streaming when the world as you thought you knew it becomes very surreal. As the fog of dismay rises, streaming, both live and on-demand, will actually become even more important to our lives, enabling citizen content creators […]

ICYMI #StreamingBuzz NOV 7 – While Hulu Goes Live Comcast Won’t, Twitter is Streaming Not Social, Facebook Ads on Apple TV

This week in Streaming Buzz, Hulu announces plans to launch Live TV, Comcast says no to delivering a cable-less live streaming TV service, Twitter announces #WhatsNext for their core business, and Facebook takes targeted ads to OTT. There’s more, so read on… Live Streaming TV Competition Heats Up as Hulu Joins the Fray Last week […]

Comcast Choosing Not To Compete Against DirecTV Now – #DFF39

The Denver Film Festival 39, which began last week, hosted an interesting panel session along with Comcast, “New Avenues of Distribution,” which focused on what the growing number of streaming TV services such as Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon, means for content creators, the film industry, and film-watchers alike. On the panel was Comcast’s director of […]

Why Twitter’s Future Lies in Feeding Its Flock with Live Streaming Goodies

Now, Twitter Needs to Be the One to Reinvent Device-based Advertising Early Thursday morning Twitter released their Q3 Earnings Report, confirming the expected layoffs along with announcing a few surprises, including their six-second video Vine app getting the end-of-life pink slip. Twitter’s earning statement included a quote from Anthony Noto, Twitter’s CFO, “We intend to […]

ICYMI #StreamingBuzz Oct 31 – Addressable Ads, YouTube Red Rakes in the $$, Twitter’s Q3 Rise

In case you missed it, this week’s Streaming Buzz: the merger of AT&T and Time Warner revives targeted adverting hopes once again, Netflix raises millions more for content and weighs in on said big merger, Martha Stewart is killin’ it on Facebook Live, and Apple makes a move to make cord cutting easier. There’s more, […]

ICYMI: Streaming Buzz Oct 24 – AT&T & Time Warner, Music Streaming’s Pricing Dilemma, DirecTV Now

In case you missed it, where Murdock’s 21st Century Fox failed, AT&T is making their play to acquire Time Warner, Inc., Comcast customers paying more for streaming gets the internet and cable provider in hot water, and UK consumers say most streaming music subscriptions are too high. And there’s more, so read on… There was […]