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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/20/2019
Unlike Aereo, Locast has found a way to stream local TV channels without raising the legal hackles of powerful broadcasters. But can it drive enough donation dollars to survive for the long haul?
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2019
Omniverse tells court that any infringement was done 'without malice or bad intent,' and was caused or contributed to by third parties such as HovSat.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
IAC-owned streaming platform joins Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Apple, Amazon and other big names that have put weight behind the new, royalty-free, bandwidth-efficient video codec.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2019
Flixon Media's CEO thought his deal with Omniverse One World Television would be the foundation of a profitable, innovative TV service. Instead, he said he's left with financial losses and a damaged reputation.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/7/2019
Cable op will deliver live streams of Women's World Cup over its managed IP network using HEVC at 18 Mbit/s.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 6/4/2019
The new array of subscription offerings will include a 12-channel bundle called 'StackTV" that runs $12.99/month and features VoD and live TV networks such as Food Network, History and National Geographic.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/28/2019
TiVo says it's working with Comcast to bring a 'more modern Xfinity application' to TiVo's retail device customers.
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By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/23/2019
CableLabs, Charter, Cox among companies backing effort to develop an device-agnostic immersive media format for a new class of holographic video and light field displays as well as legacy flat, 2D displays.
By Phil Harvey, US Bureau Chief, 5/22/2019
In this podcast, Disney takes full control of Hulu and that could pose a bigger threat to traditional pay-TV providers. Also, nearly every single mobile network operator has a different angle on providing video services to consumers.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
Conrad Clemson named CEO as EditShare takes on a majority investment from ParkerGale and plots plan to scale up its business and migrate its media asset collaboration and management platform to the cloud.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/20/2019
ACE claims it's struggling to get its mitts on a long-term contract between Hovsat & DirecTV that is key to Omniverse's streaming TV offering.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2019
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the expectation is that distributors like Comcast will be 'important partners' for WarnerMedia's upcoming set of OTT-delivered subscription VoD services.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2019
Continuing a growing trend, WOW has become the latest cable operator to combine its broadband service with a skinny bundle OTT-TV offering.
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