Amazon’s NFL Stream Encounters Some Hiccups

Amazon is hoping to get a piece of the NFL pie with their Thursday Night Football streams for Prime Video subscribers. Amazon paid $50 million for the right to stream eleven Thursday night games during the 2017 season. The first game they streamed was the Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers matchup on September 28. While it […]

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Apple Announces Apple TV 4K

As always, Apple’s annual announcement event garnered substantial news attention, but was any of it worth watching? This years certainly was, whether you are excited about the next generation of iPhones, 4K Apple TV, or maybe you just wanted to catch a glimpse of the opulent Steve Jobs Theater, the 2017 Apple event certainly delivered. […]

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Verizon Testing Advances TV Features For Fios

Broadcasting continues to evolve at a rapid rate as technology continues to improve. The television of the future will bare as much resemblance to TV in 2017 as today’s television does to the days of black and white. Verizon is hoping to be on the front of that new wave. The broadcasting giant has officially […]

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DirecTV Incorporates Electronic Sell Through Option

AT&T’s premier content subscription content service, DirecTV follows in the footsteps of Comcast and Verizon by adding an electronic sell-through option (EST) to their service. The EST option with DirecTV allows subscribers of their satellite television service to purchase movies and TV shows, often before new releases reach their rental windows. However, the service does […]

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HBO Hacked

If anyone in the content industry is still wondering whether it was a hefty investment in cyber-security is worth it, HBO has the answer–it is. The premium cable and satellite content provider confirmed rumors that they had recently been hacked to the tune of 1.5 terabytes of data that includes full episodes of certain shows, […]

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Netflix Announces Astounding Subscriber Growth

Netflix has become a household brand, and they have the subscriber numbers to prove it. While the popular streaming service had high expectations, both from Wall Street and from themselves. Netflix projected that they would add a staggering 3.2 million subscribers in the the first quarter of 2017. The final reported numbers from last quarter […]

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