Now that they've built substantial audiences, Roku's more successful content publishers are apparently shocked--shocked!--that the OTT service is getting more aggressive in its demand for revenue-sharing.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is taking another stab at the net neutrality debate by incorporating elements into its plan that will ensure that service providers won't be able to put web traffic that travels over their last mile networks into fast and slow paths, reports The Wall Street Journal.
For any number of reasons, multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) subscribers are not rushing out to watch TV Everywhere, says a study by GfK Media, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.
AT&T is reportedly exploring what wireless customers think about the idea of having content providers foot the bill for some of the data those users consume.
Carriers are increasingly expressing enthusiasm for the concept of toll-free data plans, in which content providers and applications developers would pay carriers to carry their content, and, in most scenarios, such content would not count toward a subscriber's data cap.
With nearly 9 billion video-on-demand transactions performed in 2011, the potential to monetize that content is huge. But a paucity of working dynamic ad insertion (DAI) products has left that
A report from European mobile industry heavyweights will ask the EU to allow operators to charge content providers for delivery of the content. The aim of the report, drawn up by Alcatel-Lucent,
Telefónica and France Telecom have publicly registered their growing concern with the European Union that content providers are unfairly benefitting by not paying to use broadband networks.
Content providers spent much of 2010 in a quandary. Many saw services like Hulu and Netflix as natural outlets to reach an audience. Others saw over-the-top delivery as an anathema. And, of course,
Woe unto Google TV. The latest slap involves Comcast's fancast.com, which had been employed by Google TV users as a backdoor to get around the already existing block that ABC, NBC, CBS and Hulu has