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Hot TV Industry News of the Week

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  There has been a mix of interesting TV industry news making the rounds this week. A survey by Verizon reveals 16-34 year-olds’ strong preference for on-demand TV, as the BBC makes headlines with plans to move a popular young adults channel online. Meanwhile, in Australia, the government is hinting that it may ...

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CEO Insight: Is Netflix Pointing the Way for the Industry?

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  Barely a day goes by without a new story about Netflix, just see any of our recent Hot Industry News of the Week posts. The Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) operator is arguably the biggest thing in the business right now, so it was a pleasure to be asked to give my opinion on Netflix’s strategic vision to ...

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  There are exciting developments in the world of 4K high definition right now, especially in the OTT arena. But, it’s by no means over for live TV and a study of Facebook’s social TV data has thrown up some interesting findings too. Learn more below and share your thoughts by leaving a comment. You can also ...

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The hottest TV industry news this week was mostly about viewing trends in Latin America. According to Cisco, social TV is growing in Latin America at a rate much faster than the US. What’s also impressive is the fact that over half of Latin America is expected to subscribe to pay TV by 2015. In other news, BBC’s Director ...

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There was a lot of social TV and on-demand buzz making the rounds this week. In most cases, the material provided a glimpse to what 2014 might have in store. AdAge assembled a brilliant list of predictions to where social TV might be headed in 2014, and many of their predictions are already underway. A new form of marketi...

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There has been a mix of interesting TV industry news making the rounds this week. The most surprising of all was Apple’s acquisition of Topsy. What were they thinking? They must have had social TV in mind. Speaking of Apple, AllCast for Android now pushes media to Apple TV, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox, and more. While we’re o...

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This week has brought along a mix of news – some surprising, some not, some long awaited. For starters, broadcasters in France may have to begin paying a second tax for showing major sports events, which will trickle down to the consumers. France Televisions would be hit hardest, but so would private stations. Do you thin...

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Social TV and the second screen grabbed the spotlight this week.  Ad Age and Trendrr joined forces once again to create a comprehensive chart of “The Social TV Ecosystem” and it has gone viral. Speaking of social TV – did you know that according to Trendrr, Facebook dominates social TV activity five times greater than i...

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Newly-released research is showing that cable and satellite will continue to dominate pay-TV, but what about DTH? Speaking of numbers, social TV activity in France quadrupled over the 2012-2013 season. Can you guess the types of programming that triggered this much activity? There has been also another type of activity ...

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Hot Industry News of the Week

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Is Facebook set to lead the way in social TV now that they have joined the “hashtag” party? In addition to Facebook’s news, Comcast revealed its plans for a faster, more-connected experience, as well as more binge-viewing opportunities, for customers, and IPTV households show steady growth again. Take a look at the new...

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