Friday, May 24, 2019

STUDY: SPORTS WILL BOOST CABLE SUBSCRIPTIONS 40 PERCENT

December 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With regional cable sports channels proliferating and paying billions of dollars for the rights to televise local teams, cable TV subscribers — whether they watch those channels or not — are likely to see their monthly bills rise an average of 40 percent to $125 over the next three years, the Los Angeles Times reported […]

NETFLIX TO AIR ORIGINAL TV SERIES

March 19, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Online movie rental company Netflix, which has been increasingly aiming to become more “TV-like” by phasing out mail deliveries and emphasizing its ability to stream films and TV shows online, may acquire an original series, House of Cards, directed by David Fincher and starring Kevin Spacey. According to Dateline.com, the Netflix deal, involving 26 episodes […]

KIOSKS REPLACING VIDEO STORES

February 17, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

For the first time, more people rented videos from kiosks during the third quarter of last year than they did from video rental stores, according to researchers NPD Group. According to its VideoWatch study, the share of rentals from kiosks rose 10 percent from the same quarter a year ago while rentals from video stores […]

WHY CAN’T NEW TV SETS INCLUDE WIFI?

December 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

TV set manufacturers may be overlooking a potentially lucrative market by focusing on developing 3D and other big-screen home-theater models and failing to produce smaller, low-cost sets that can connect to home computers via wi-fi without the relatively complicated procedure of hooking them up to settop boxes, according to research by Port Washington, NY-based The […]