All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘VOD’

Overstock.com Is Launching a Streaming Service

Overstock.com, the large online retailer, is jumping into the video-on-demand arena. The site, which averages some 30 million visitors every month, is planning on launching a content service – TV shows and movies – this year. According to CEO Patrick Byrne, the service will come in two stages. The first, coming by mid-year, is the ability for Overstock users to …

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AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor, Spending Big Cash on Over-the-Top Video Services

AT&T is looking to kill (or at least compete with) Netflix, Hulu, and the many other popular streaming subscription services that are having a marked impact on the world’s viewing habits. The company has just announced that, with the help of The Chernin Group (Peter Chernin’s holding company), they’re going to invest at least $500 million into funding “a venture …

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Jared Leto’s “Mr. Nobody” Sci-Fi Drama Trailer Released

A new trailer has been released for Mr. Nobody, a mind-bending sci-fi drama starring Jared Leto. The film takes place in the future where most of the population are essentially immortal. Leto stars as a main who believes he’s only 34 years-old, when in reality he’s a 120-year-old John Doe suffering from dementia. The movie shows random flashbacks from various …

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Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction

A new study has revealed that customers rate Netflix Watch Instantly higher in customer satisfaction than premium broadcast TV. The study, from market research and consulting firm Parks Associates, cites the low cost and high viewing flexibility of Netflix streaming as part of the reason for the service’s popularity. “Consumers can pay for a month of Netflix for about the …

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Piranha 3DD Swims To Facebook VOD

If you’re tired of browsing through your friends’ boring status and annoying baby pictures, you can now watch some seriously pissed-off fish tear through some lakegoers in 3D without even having to leave Facebook. That’s because today, Piranha 3DD becomes the first ever 3D film to be offered on demand via Facebook. The 3D VOD experience comes to you courtesy …

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Motorola Creates Innovative Optical Node

Motorola is getting ready to unveil their new VSN200 1 GHz 2X2 Optical Node at the 2012 Cable Show. It is the latest innovation in their 1 GHz BAN product portfolio. The concept that was driving the design and engineering behind the node was all about utilizing existing network structures to deliver faster up and download bandwidth services. Integrating the …

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