Comcast Corp. is developing a new approach to fighting piracy in the U.S., and wants other major content companies and distributors on board. The owner of the nation’s largest cable operator has…
Comedy Central is enabling comedy fans to buy standup specials for $5 a pop through a new online marketplace suggested by the trailblazing model first employed by comedian Louis C.K.
In the very near future, smartphone users in South Korea will be able to download a full-length movie in 43 seconds. South Korea has long boasted the world's fastest Internet connections, but the…
As Netflix loads up on original programming, vid-streamer will increasingly face a Big Media problem: combating illegally ripped copies of its content.
In its latest innovation, online film industry service Cinando bowed a year-round B2B VOD movie download service, allowing distributors and sales agents to view authorized movies year-round.
Apple is wading into the stream. The company's much-anticipated overhaul of its Apple TV service eschews the download-to-own model in favor of an HD Web streaming rental biz.
Revenue from legitimate online television and film downloads will rise tenfold to $6.3 billion by 2012. The U.S. will account for 65% of this amount, according to a report published by Informa…
In another sign that the online advertising market is on the mend, Microsoft saw 19% revenue growth in its MSN online division in the fourth quarter while revenue for its home and entertainment…