Post Tagged with: "Verizon"

Verizon’s pumping big money into video service Go90 to beat the odds
/ January 25, 2016 11:19 am
Verizon’s pumping big money into video service Go90 to beat the odds

Digiday reports "It’s pretty much impossible to out-YouTube YouTube, but Verizon might have a shot at developing a foothold in digital video with its three-month-old streaming service Go90.". Read More

Verizon Wireless Hopes Content Companies Will Pay for Users’ Data Access
/ January 19, 2016 1:56 pm
Verizon Wireless Hopes Content Companies Will Pay for Users’ Data Access

Variety reports "Verizon Wireless has a new offer for media firms and advertisers: pay the freight for delivering video and other content so consumers don’t have to worry about racking up data charges. The carrier has launched a 1,000-user beta test of FreeBee Data, a sponsored-data program that will let content providers opt to pay per-click or per-gigabyte fees to deliver mobile content to Verizon Wireless customers, who will not be billed for the usage.". Read More

Social Ad Startup Funnely Raises Seed Funding From Verizon Ventures
/ December 17, 2015 12:12 pm
Social Ad Startup Funnely Raises Seed Funding From Verizon Ventures

TechCrunch reports "Funnely, a startup that helps e-commerce companies automate and improve their ad campaigns on Facebook and Instagram, has raised $988,000 in a seed round led by Verizon Ventures.". Read More

Vice Launches Daily News Show On Verizon’s Go90, Plans Second Original Series
/ November 17, 2015 12:25 pm
Vice Launches Daily News Show On Verizon’s Go90, Plans Second Original Series

Tubefilter reports "Each episode of Daily Vice will run for 5-7 minutes and cover cultural and lifestyle topics not typically covered through other media outlets. For example, in the debut episode of the news show, one segment introduces viewers to a real-life X-Files-style pair of investigators looking for aliens in Roswell, New Mexico. Daily Vice will also provide its own take on important current events, including the premiere episode’s report of the recent terrorist attack victims at the Eagles of Death Metal concert in Paris.". Read More

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Google, Facebook, Yahoo And Verizon (And Comcast, AT&T And Twitter) Have Chosen Their New Battleground
/ November 16, 2015 12:46 pm
Google, Facebook, Yahoo And Verizon (And Comcast, AT&T And Twitter) Have Chosen Their New Battleground

VideoNuze reports "There’s a coming scrum that will involve all the major Internet giants, and the stakes are just being set now. It’s a fight for video footprint; specifically, for off-network video distribution and monetization. And it has heated up significantly over the past year, driven by a handful of expensive acquisitions and internal build-outs.". Read More

Verizon to Promote NBA Marketing Pact via Go90 Video Service
/ November 4, 2015 12:00 pm
Verizon to Promote NBA Marketing Pact via Go90 Video Service

Variety reports "The marketing deal is worth more than $400 million over three years, USA Today reported. (Reps for the NBA and Verizon declined to confirm the figures.) Under the terms of the deal, Verizon becomes the official wireless service provider of the NBA, as well as the WNBA, NBA Development League and USA Basketball.". Read More

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AOL launches live event video service
/ September 30, 2015 9:19 am
AOL launches live event video service

Streamdaily.tv reports "The Verizon-owned web giant officially launched Live by AOL Sept. 28. The service intends to provide live-event clients with opportunities to distribute live content to AOL’s various properties, including AOL.com, The Huffington Post and TechCrunch, along with access to AOL’s network of more than 1,700 publishing partners for live distribution across mobile, digital, OTT and linear TV. AOL didn’t specify the exact nature of the content.". Read More

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