Rogers works around NHL blackouts
The streaming service will bring more than 1,000 games to subscribers this hockey season – but it costs $200.
NFL Now launches free and premium online video service
NFL Now offers hundreds of hours of free NFL content, but those who purchase the $1.99-a-month NFL Now Plus receive additional Super Bowl and documentary programs.
YouTube adds startup Directr
In its latest creator-friendly move, the video streaming giant purchased Boston-based Directr, maker of a self-titled filmmaking-for-dummies app.
Viggle sees big rewards in TV on the web
The platform now offers points for watching original content on Wetpaint and wants to extend the ability to third-party publishers of digital entertainment.
Paula Deen Network sets launch date, sub price
The Southern-fried celebrity chef’s digital portal bows Sept. 24, but fans who pre-register can get a heaping helping of perks.
Disney chooses video startups for its Accelerator program
Buzzstarter, Jogg, and Cogo are among the companies that will take part in a 15-week mentorship program, with up to $120,000 in investment capital up for grabs.
Who’s ready to brawl in ‘TV everywhere’ battle?
Canadian media cos are locking up content rights, beefing up their catch-up services and launching original web content in a bid to conquer the digital space.
U.S. Supreme Court rules against Aereo
In a 6-3 vote, justices say the company violates U.S. copyright laws.
Streaming media on smartphones on the rise: MTM
Figures for Canada show 35% of smartphone users said they stream video on their device, up from 27% the previous year.
iLook aims to monetize YouTube channels on mobile
The tool gives creators 3 ways to make money: subscription fees, on-demand rental charges and ad-revenue share.