Report: Big Four Broadcast Networks Are Most Desired for Skinny TV Bundles, ESPN Didn’t Make Top Ten

Broadcast networks top the list for most desired TV channels groups, according to new skinny TV bundles research from The Diffusion Group (TDG). In the survey of 2,030 connected consumers about the five network families they’d prefer to have included in a 5-group skinny TV...Learn More

Wave Broadband Files with FCC Against Comcast’s NBC Sports Network

December 19, 2017 — KIRKLAND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wave Broadband, a gigabit broadband and commercial fiber services company, today filed a claim with the FCC against Comcast’s NBC Regional Sports Networks (Comcast Sports Nets) alleging unfair business practices. “Our goal at Wave is to provide our customers...Learn More

Coming Soon to a Streaming OTT Offer Near You – Your Local Broadcast Affiliates

It’s no secret that streaming OTT services like Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, and PlayStation Vue are on the rise and beginning to offer a legitimate OTT alternative to traditional subscription pay TV packages. But outside of a few major cities, these streaming offers have struggled...Learn More

Rio Olympics OTT Video Stats: NBC and Akamai Stream 3.3 Billion Minutes

One hundred million unique users tapped into NBC’s digital coverage for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. NBC, in partnership with Akamai, racked up some impressive Rio Olympics OTT video stats. The companies set industry milestones in terms of coverage and the amount of digital video...Learn More

DISH to Carry Rio Olympics in 4K UHD

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 28, 2016 – DISH Network L.L.C. in agreement with NBCUniversal today announced multiple features that will help viewers get the most out of NBCUniversal’s multi-platform coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, including the upcoming availability...Learn More

AT&T to Feature 4K UHD Coverage for Olympics

July 27, 20016 — El Segundo, California  — AT&T, in agreement with NBCUniversal, will offer a wide array of enhancements with its delivery of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. DIRECTV and U-verse customers can get multi-screen...Learn More

Sling TV Launches Sling Blue Multiple Stream, Sling Orange Single Stream Services

Sling TV announced the launch of new single- and multiple stream services. Priced at $25 per month, the Sling Blue multi-stream service features content from NBC, USA, Bravo, Syfy, BBC America, BBC World news and others. BBC America and BBC World News also number among...Learn More

AT&T Expands NFL Game Streaming Through DirecTV

AT&T announced an expansion of NFL game streaming through its NFL Sunday Ticket feature for DirecTV. The expansion allows all NFL Sunday Ticket subscribers to stream all out-of-market NFL games. Previously, the streaming feature was reserved for NFL Sunday Ticket Max subscribers, who incurred additional...Learn More

Comcast’s NBCUniversal to Acquire Dreamworks Animation

New York, April 28, 2016 – NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), today announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA). One of the world’s most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series and specials, live entertainment and related...Learn More

Survey: Most Popular TV Content Comes From Big 4 Networks

The anticipated demise of traditional TV broadcasting is greatly exaggerated according to TiVo, which in March sought to determine the most popular TV content sources by carrying out panel-based market research. The ¨Big 4¨ television networks took the top four places when TiVo asked panel...Learn More

Comcast OTT Video Offering Taps 30 Content Providers

People are spending more time watching films and video programming than ever (4-5 hours per day for the average viewer) but they’re doing it across a variety of screens and distribution platforms, as well as choosing when and where they view it. The rapid rise...Learn More

Comcast Corporation, NBCUniversal and Twitter Form Social TV Strategic Partnership

October 9, 2013 — PHILADELPHIA, PA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), NBCUniversal and Twitter today announced a strategic partnership to more directly connect the millions of Twitter users with television viewing.  In the first step of the partnership, Comcast engineers...Learn More

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