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Study says TV Everywhere is hardly anywhere

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 gauges consumer interest in toll-free data

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.

Toll-free data plans face a maze of complications

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.

Avail-TVN's DAI service targets burgeoning VoD business

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

Operators lobby EU for ability to charge for content delivery

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,

Net neutrality doesn't work for mobile operators

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.

2010 Year in Review: Content owners struggle to find balance, set the pace for online video

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,

Another door slammed in Google TV's face; fancast.com backdoor closed

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

PBS debuts iPad app with copious amounts of programming

You want some REAL TV Everywhere? Check out PBS.org, and while you're at it, download their new iPad app as well. Then, watch the first full episode of the multi-part series Circus in advance of its

Big 3 broadcasters block Google TV access to shows

It looks like Google's rocky road in Hollywood is going downhill fast. Falling into step behind early nemesis Hulu, which has worked hard to block Google TV access to its web content (even after