All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Video-On-Demand’

Comcast Unveils Xfinity Streampix On-Demand Streaming Service

Comcast has announced a new streaming video service that will bring customers a wide variety of content. Xfinity Streampix will be availble to customers who subscribe to Comcast’s Xfinity service. Streampix will allow users to stream shows that are no longer on the air in their entirety, as well as past seasons of current shows. Streampix is available on all …

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BCS Championship Enjoys Large Online Audience

While the early reports of last night’s BCS Championship Game ratings were delivered with a certain kind of spin — that is, the lowest they’ve been in some time — the folks at ESPN’s press center are offering lessons on how to spin these numbers to make a positive, and they’re doing so with the help of the increase of …

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Tower Heist VOD Effort Fails

For those of you wondering when the Internet will put movie theaters out of business, continue holding your breath. Even though the technology for bringing new movie releases directly to the home, bypassing movie theaters and their overpriced concession stands altogether, it’s still a long way before coming to fruition. It’s also becoming clear movies like Red State are the …

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Did Paramount Take a Shot at Netflix’s Streaming Service?

As many Netflix users are already well aware of, the company has something of an issue with new movies released to the home consumer. In fact, one of the biggest complaints about the Netflix streaming service is the abject lack of this new material, something Netflix doesn’t consider an issue, regardless of what their customers say. Granted, it’s easy to …

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Kevin Smith’s Red State Debuts on VOD

Normally, movies are first released to the masses via theaters, and no, this does not include the straight-to-DVD fare, either. This is especially true if the movie in question has any amount of buzz to it, something director/actor/writer Kevin Smith is accustomed to. All of Smith’s previous movies, save, perhaps his initial hit, Clerks, have been released to the theaters …

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