Comcast’s thePlatform names new co-CEOs
Marty Roberts and Jamie Miller have been appointed co-CEOs, sharing overall management responsibilities, while individually leading different sectors of the company.
Interface quality drives VOD usage: Nielsen exec
Addressing the BBM Staying Tuned conference, Brian Fuhrer, SVP product leadership at Nielsen, said Comcast’s X1 leads the pack in terms of VOD interface design.
Baby Genius grows into own streaming service
A new kid-centric subscription on-demand (SVOD) service has entered the fray, with L.A.-based Genius Brands International announcing that the entire Baby Genius music and video library will be up for streaming.
Comcast expands digital library with Sony deal
Season one of Netflix’s House of Cards is included in the distribution deal that will make Sony Pictures Home Entertainment titles available for sale through the Xfinity On Demand digital store.
After meal of Time Warner, Comcast swallows FreeWheel for dessert
The cable and entertainment giant pays a reported $360 million for FreeWheel, a startup that inserts personalized ads into online video content.