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Frequency, Showyou bring order to online-video chaos

Deloitte's annual survey of the media landscape, released early last month, reported that 9% of the people interviewed had canceled their pay TV subscriptions in favor of watching shows online, and another 11% were considering it. Those are big, scary numbers for cable and satellite TV operators, as well as for TV producers who haven't found a way yet to make online viewing as lucrative as the combination of advertising dollars and monthly subscriber fees they collect from the likes of Comcast and DirecTV.
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Amazon Signs Deal With HBO to Add Old Shows to Prime Streaming

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (yesterday)

You still can’t get new HBO shows, like this season’s “Game of Thrones,” without paying for TV. But starting in May, you’ll be able to get some of the premium cable channel’s older stuff online — via an Amazon Prime subscription. Th... Read Post

Report: Social Media Challenging Traditional Media

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (6 years ago)

Universal McCann has released a new report on the impact of social media (such as blogs, social networks, online video) on the media landscape. It surveyed 17,000 Internet users worldwide in March 2008. The report found that social.... Read Post

Deloitte: 9% have cut cable, another 11% are considering it

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

While cable operators and networks continue to downplay the effect of cord cutting, in Deloitte's State of the Media Democracy survey, the firm reports that 9 percent of respondents have already canceled their cable subscriptions, w... Read Post

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