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YouTube Set to Premiere First Original Movies, PewDiePie Series
/ February 3, 2016 11:13 am
YouTube Set to Premiere First Original Movies, PewDiePie Series

Variety reports "YouTube next week is set to launch its first exclusive programming — a test of how many customers will fork over $10 per month, the price of Netflix’s standard subscription plan, to watch movies and TV shows featuring the platform’s digital stars.". Read More

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

YouTube Exec Doubles Down on Online Video Growth Projection
/ January 8, 2016 12:34 pm
YouTube Exec Doubles Down on Online Video Growth Projection

Variety reports "Four years ago, YouTube’s chief business officer Robert Kyncl made a couple predictions: by 2020, 90% of all Internet traffic would be video and 75% of all video would be of the digital variety. He wasn’t too far off: current projections from Cisco peg 2019 as the year the 90% figure is reached, while by 2020 a mere 60% of video will be digital.". Read More

YouTube Will Join Netflix And Amazon With Support For HDR Video
/ January 8, 2016 12:20 pm
YouTube Will Join Netflix And Amazon With Support For HDR Video

The Verge reports "YouTube will be joining Netflix and Amazon with support for HDR (high dynamic range) video, the company announced this week at CES 2016. The news was briefly mentioned during an onstage conversation about 360-degree video taking place between Robert Kyncl, YouTube’s Chief Business Officer, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman, and VRSE CEO Chris Milk.". Read More

T-Mobile Confirms It Slows Connections to Video Sites
/ January 8, 2016 11:30 am
T-Mobile Confirms It Slows Connections to Video Sites

Wired reports "T-Mobile customers who activate the company’s controversial Binge On video service will experience downgraded internet connection speeds when viewing videos on YouTube or other sites that don’t take part in Binge On, a T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed today. They’ll also experience slower speeds when trying to download video files for offline use from websites that do not participate in Binge On, at least until the customer deactivates the service.". Read More

T-Mobile’s Video Traffic Treatment Raises Red Flags for YouTube
/ December 28, 2015 11:48 am
T-Mobile’s Video Traffic Treatment Raises Red Flags for YouTube

Variety reports "At the center of the most recent dispute about how network operators treat streaming services is Binge On, T-Mobile’s new mobile streaming initiative that exempts data from participating video providers from consumer’s monthly data allotments. T-Mobile announced the plan with big fanfare last month. To date, two dozen services have signed up to be part of Binge On, including Netflix, HBO Now and Hulu.". Read More

This YouTube channel makes more money from paid subscriptions than YouTube ads
/ December 21, 2015 11:07 am
This YouTube channel makes more money from paid subscriptions than YouTube ads

Digiday reports "Most people watch Black&Sexy TV on YouTube, where it has nearly 118,000 subscribers. But as a smaller channel, YouTube advertising doesn’t bring in enough to support the type of content that Black&Sexy TV aims to make, which are well-produced, scripted comedies and dramas. For instance, last year Black&Sexy TV only made $35,000 from YouTube advertising.". Read More

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