Thursday, November 14, 2019

DISH MAY PROVIDE TV CHANNELS ONLINE

September 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Satellite may not be the only way DISH Network plans to deliver content to consumers in the future. It is now considering doing so via the Internet, according to AllThingsD.com columnist Peter Kafka. DISH is planning to employ the settop box developed by Roku, a company in which it has secretly invested, Kafka reported, citing […]

ROKU MOVES PORN FROM PC TO TV

October 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

What with reports indicating that nearly half of all online users have intentionally accessed pornography websites, that it accounts for 12 percent of all online visits and 35 percent of all downloads and that revenue from porn comes to nearly $100 billion a year, more than the combined earnings of Yahoo, Apple, NetFlix, Microsoft, Google, […]

U.S. CABLE COMPANIES HAVE NO PLANS TO ADD AL-JAZEERA

February 2, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The New York Times has polled the leading cable TV providers in the U.S. about their intent to carry al-Jazeera English in light of its much-praised coverage of the Egyptian protests. Most indicated that they had no plans to do so, but Charter Cable said, “We haven’t had any contact with them in the past […]

WATCHING MOVIES ONLINE: NOT READY FOR PRIMETIME

September 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Only a handful of consumers have connected their TV sets to the Internet so that they can download or stream movies onto them, according to NPD Research. The researchers found that 75 percent of U.S. consumers do not download or stream movies or TV shows at all. Of those who do, 15 percent do so […]