AT&T MobileTV Featured in New All in One Bundles of Pay TV, Wireless

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AT&T didn’t waste any time putting together service bundles that include its traditional offerings as well as the nationwide satellite TV service the company gained through its recently completed DirecTV acquisition. The company on August 10 will launch what it says is the first-ever service...Learn More

DISH and T-Mobile Merger Would Allow T-Mobile to Keep Pace with Verizon, AT&T

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DISH Networks has amassed a war chest of wireless spectrum over the past few years, leading to intense speculation about their wireless intentions. We may have a little more clarity about those intentions. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that DISH and T-Mobile are in...Learn More

Average Mobile Data Usage Forecast to Double in Four Years, Wi-Fi Offload Accounts for Majority

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Mobile data traffic is going to soar as users of smartphones, feature phones and tablets download an expected total of nearly 197,000 petabytes (PB) of digital data by 2019 – the equivalent of 10 billion Blu-ray movies, according to a new research report from Juniper...Learn More

Add Nickelodeon OTT to the Growing List of Broadband Delivered OTT Channels

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The list of mainstream traditional programming that will become available direct-to-consumer, without the need of a pay-TV subscription is growing. The popular children’s channel Nickelodeon is the latest to join this list, which also includes HBO, CBS, Showtime, Univison, and others. These moves illustrate a...Learn More

Harris Poll: Streamed TV Show Viewership Climbs to 43% of U.S. Adults

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Two-thirds of young adult U.S. Millennials and more than four in 10 (43 percent) of U.S. adults overall say they regularly watch television shows via Internet streaming, according to The Harris Poll.  That compares to over half (55 percent) who said they regularly watch via...Learn More

Accenture: 25% of Consumers Plan to Purchase Connected TV Within a Year

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Viewing TV programming over the Internet is growing, as is demand for more devices and more online content. And consumers are increasingly willing to pay for better access to content, which is reshaping the landscape of the media and entertainment industries, according to the fourth...Learn More

Survey: 40% of Respondents Have Used a TV Second-Screen App

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Forty percent of respondents to a survey conducted by media server software company Wowza Media Systems said they have used a TV show’s second screen app. Nearly ¾ said that doing so makes them more likely to watch the show again. These and other survey...Learn More

Dyle Mobile TV Backers Notch Up Promotional Efforts

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Broadcasters involved in Dyle mobile TV are getting serious about marketing the offering. In an announcement issued today, Mobile Content Venture (MCV) said it plans to use on-air, digital and live interactive events to promote Dyle. MCV is a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups...Learn More

Aereo Expands into Dallas, Other Markets

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LONG ISLAND CITY, NY – Aug 08, 2013 — Aereo, Inc., today announced plans to launch its groundbreaking online television technology in the Greater Houston area on September 16, covering a 20-county area in Texas. Aereo’s announcement follows its expansion earlier this summer to the...Learn More

Nielsen: Mobile Devices and TV Creating an Integrated Entertainment Experience

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Nearly half of U.S. smartphone and tablet owners – 46% and 43%, respectively – said they use their devices as second screens daily while watching TV. More than 2/3 said they used their mobile devices as second viewing screens multiple times per week during 1Q...Learn More

Broadcasters are Supporting Dyle Mobile TV, But Does It Have Users?

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Dyle, the mobile TV service that works on smartphones but doesn’t use the cellular network, is beginning to have critical mass – in terms of broadcaster support, at least. Mobile Content Venture, the joint venture of several TV broadcasters that operates Dyle, said yesterday that...Learn More

LTE Broadcast Gains Momentum

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One technology we’re likely to hear more and more about over the next few months is LTE Broadcast, which aims to enhance the quality and reduce the cost to mobile operators of delivering multimedia content to their customers. Just today there were a couple of...Learn More