NBC Universal is continuing its arms race against streaming foes Netflix and Amazon Prime, agreeing to terms with Walmart, which will sell its movie and TV rental service, Vudu, to NBCU’s movie ticketing company Fandango. Read More
It shouldn’t be surprising that a trio of decidedly non-telcos are looking to push deeper into the lucrative mobile market. Altice USA, Charter and Dish Network all are among the bidders looking to pick up prepaid wireless brand Boost from T-Mobile
Another blockbuster deal in the media landscape means another battle with regulators after AT&T this weekend agreed to acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion. The deal also will be a tough one to swallow for Read More
As content costs continue to increase, cutting into pay-TV margins industry wide, having a content producer like Time Warner in its portfolio – a la Comcast and NBCUniversal – could help reduce the cost of content significantly for AT&T and put in in the position of selling to rivals.
No, the world hasn’t ended, but hell apparently, has frozen over. ESPN is going over the top, direct to consumers, something the pundits said would never happen. Disney CEO Bob Iger, Tuesday talking about the Read More
Comcast reportedly has acquired French ad video tech company StickyAds.tv, in a deal that published reports say is worth at least $100 million. StickyAds.tv is a supply side platform that Recode reported will become part Read More
Verizon is adding yet another piece to its Verizon Digital Media Services stack in an attempt to move up market in the Cloud TV space, announcing it had acquired broadcast monitoring and content archiving company Read More
The rush to collect content continues as Warner Bros. today announced it had acquired DramaFever, the niche SVOD player that streams content from Korea and other countries to audiences in more than 20 countries, including Read More