Verizon A+E Networks Deal Illustrates Growing Digital Reach

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Verizon has spent the past few years spending billions of dollars on digital media brands including Aol and Yahoo, generating questions about strategy and monetization. A new Verizon A+E Networks deal sheds some light on these questions. News of a distribution deal between programmers like...Learn More

Cox and American Library Association Partner to Narrow Digital Divide for Low-Income Families

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Tucson, Arizona — Low-income students and their families who lack digital literacy skills and an internet connection at home struggle to keep pace with their peers in the classroom, as nearly all students (96.5 percent) say they are required to use the internet to complete homework...Learn More

Study: Half of OTT Video Viewers Experience Buffer Rage

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A new market study from IneoQuest Technologies reveals the extent to which viewers of OTT streaming videos suffer from buffer rage – defined as ¨a state of uncontrollable fury or violent anger induced by the delayed or interrupted enjoyment of streaming…¨ Gaining better understanding of...Learn More

ComScore: Google Sites Unique Monthly Visitors Hit 248.4 Million

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Google swept top rankings in comScore’s December 2015 Search, Digital Media Property and Online Video Rankings. Google Sites led the core search market in December, garnering a 63.8% share of search queries, as well as earning a first place online video ranking by attracting 181...Learn More

WOW! Enlists Vubiquity for Content Distribution

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LOS ANGELES, CA–June 24, 2015–VUBIQUITY, the leading global provider of premium content services, today announced a four-year partnership agreement with WOW!, one of the nation’s leading providers of high-speed Internet, cable TV, and phone services in the Midwest and the Southeast regions. VUBIQUITY’s preferred vendor...Learn More

ComScore: Mobile Share of Social Media Usage Rises to 70%

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Smartphones and tablets combined to account for 60 percent of the total time Americans spent using digital media in May, up from 50 percent a year ago, and one of several “huge milestones which underscored just how impressive the medium’s ascendance has been in the...Learn More

Study Finds Chaotic Digital Photo Storage Habits

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Equipped with digital cameras, smartphones and tablets, it’s easier than ever to photograph, film or otherwise record and capture memorable and chance moments of our children’s, as well as our own, lives. That said, market research conducted in May by Harris Poll for Keepy indicates...Learn More

Report: Cloud Storage Usage Reaches Almost 33% of Broadband Users

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Use of digital media is ubiquitous among Americans, with 96% of U.S. broadband users having one of the four main types – photos, music, movies and home videos. 52% store at least some of all four types in digital media, according to a report from...Learn More

IHS: Consumer Spending on Digital Content Surpasses $57 Billion

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Americans continue to be leading consumers of digital content and the US market continues to grow, but consumers in other countries are spending more per capita and other markets are growing faster, a new joint report from IHS and analytics provider App Annie reveals. Combining...Learn More

KPMG: Media and Telecom Execs See Revenue, Capex Rising

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Surging uptake of mobile devices and ongoing broadband network expansion is helping drive media and telecom companies’ revenues higher, with digital content distribution expected to lead the way going forward, according to KPMG’s “2013 Media & Telecommunications Industry Outlook Survey.” More than 70% of media...Learn More

Verizon Launches Digital Distribution Utility

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LAS VEGAS – April 11, 2011 – Verizon is unveiling new “content-to-consumer” delivery capabilities at the NAB Show to help entertainment and media companies satisfy and capitalize on consumers’ growing appetite for live and on-demand, personalized video content on their smartphones, tablets and other devices....Learn More

Ultraviolet is Latest Twist on TV Everywhere

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Aiming to “create a viable, global digital marketplace” based on “open, licensable specifications,” the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) yesterday launched its UltraViolet brand and logo. A broad-based consortium with membership approaching 60, the DECE group is busy designing the specifications for a name brand...Learn More

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