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HBO Streaming Service Not Cannibalizing Subs, Execs Say
/ August 5, 2015 10:34 am
HBO Streaming Service Not Cannibalizing Subs, Execs Say

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Time Warner's HBO launched its standalone streaming service HBO Now in the second quarter, but subscription revenue didn't get a major boost in the period, management said Wednesday.". Read More

Netflix, Hulu, Digital Upstarts Slowing Cable Growth
/ June 3, 2015 2:27 pm
Netflix, Hulu, Digital Upstarts Slowing Cable Growth

Variety reports "The pay-TV business will continue to grow in the U.S. through 2019, according to a new study by PwC, but that’s no thanks to cable. Satellite and telco services will boost the overall pay TV market, with the total number of subscription TV households moving from 100.5 million in 2014 to 105.3 million by 2019. All this competition will put the brakes on growth. Subscriptions will rise at a compound annual growth rate of 1.2% from 2014 to 2019. That’s less than the annual growth rate of 4% to 5% that the sector once enjoyed.". Read More

Showtime to launch July 12 on Apple TV for $11 per month, no cable subscription needed
/ June 3, 2015 11:57 am
Showtime to launch July 12 on Apple TV for $11 per month, no cable subscription needed

VentureBeat reports "The new stand-alone service will be called, simply, “Showtime.” The launch of Showtime on Apple TV will coincide with the new season premieres of the series Ray Donovan and Masters of Sex on Sunday, July 12 starting at 9 p.m. Eastern, Showtime said. Showtime is the second major cable network to announce a stand-alone service (no proof of cable contract required) on Apple TV. HBO Now was the first.". Read More

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Netflix, HBO Streaming Video Traffic Increases As BitTorrent Declines
/ May 28, 2015 2:16 pm
Netflix, HBO Streaming Video Traffic Increases As BitTorrent Declines

TechCrunch reports "A new report released today shows the continued domination Netflix has on North American Internet traffic patterns. According to broadband networking company Sandvine, which periodically releases its findings on web usage, Netflix now accounts for 36.5 percent of downstream traffic on fixed networks during peak evening hours, which is up from the 34.9 percent reported in the second half of 2014 .". Read More

HBO Now Coming to Google’s Android Devices
/ May 28, 2015 1:14 pm
HBO Now Coming to Google’s Android Devices

The Hollywood Reporter reports "The $14.99 subscription service, which gives non-cable customers access to live streams of current HBO shows such as Game of Thrones and catalogs of past shows including The Sopranos, will be available for download in the Google Play store, making it available on Android devices. It will also support Chromecast on Android, iOS and web browsers and will be available on Android TV.". Read More

HBO Chief Downplays Binge Viewing; Says Turner, Warner Bros. Content Could Join HBO Now
/ April 29, 2015 3:09 pm
HBO Chief Downplays Binge Viewing; Says Turner, Warner Bros. Content Could Join HBO Now

Variety reports "HBO CEO Richard Plepler said he was pleased with the reception the premium channel’s new standalone service had received since launching in April, but declined to provide any subscription data.". Read More

Transformers, G.I. Joe, Other Hasbro Animated Series Storm Vimeo On Demand
/ April 28, 2015 3:24 pm
Transformers, G.I. Joe, Other Hasbro Animated Series Storm Vimeo On Demand

Deadline reports "It’s the latest programming deal for Vimeo’s relatively new on-demand unit as it tries to move beyond the shadow of giant competitor YouTube with more original and distinctive properties that are available for rent or sale. Earlier this month, its first original series, High Maintenance, was bought by HBO, with an order for six new episodes and plans to make the previous 19 episodes available on demand there.". Read More

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