Samuel and Victor Hadida's Metropolitan Filmexport, one of Europe's biggest indie distributors, has taken a further step towards the construction of a pan-European VOD group, buying a 35% stake in…
Ancillary market expands as IPTV poised to overtake cable
Despite attempts by Disney to explore the premium VOD window — which offers up home video versions of movies closer to their theatrical release — “nothing substantial has come of it,” the studio…
Leaders and latecomers jostle for position ahead of Netflix's expected arrival 'Down Under'
VoD and EST services now fully compatible with Android and iOS devices
USA is hoping its new comedy, "Sirens," can take off without a pilot. To be sure, the Denis Leary-produced laffer - the first original sitcom to run on the NBCUniversal cabler in years - will have a…
Comcast and NBCUniversal want to use technology to help advertisers fight back against an old Madison Avenue truism: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is, I don't know…
Disney has expanded its deal with China's You On Demand, adding films to the company's mobile service, You Cinema. As part of the pact with Disney Media Distribution, You On Demand will provide…
When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and…
Ricky Wong, the Hong Kong businessman whose Hong Kong Television Network, was surprisingly denied a free-to-air TV license in October says he will launch five new channels via the internet.