May 17, 2022

Netflix Surpasses Apple to Take Lead in U.S. Online Movie Business in 2011

From the IHS Suppli Data Announcement: Riding a tidal wave of growth for subscription video on demand (SVOD), Netflix Inc. in 2011 surged past Apple Inc. to become the largest U.S. online movie service in revenue terms, according to a new IHS Screen Digest Broadband Media Market Insight Report from information and analytics provider IHS. […]

Handy! Reference: Compare Streaming Media Devices and Content Platforms With New Chart

Say hello to The Ultimate Streaming Media Device Guide: 2012. It’s color chart making it easy to compare basic specs for 12 streaming media devices and content platforms. Compiled and edited by Dan Rayburn, Principle Analyst at Frost and Sullivan and EVP at From Dan’s Blog Post: Today, at the broadband device pavilion on […]

Streaming Media: US Audiences to Pay for More Online Movies in 2012 Than For Physical Videos

Via IHS iSuppli: Americans will pay to consume more movies online in 2012 than they will on physical video formats, marking the first year that legal, Internet-delivered movies will outstrip those of DVDs and Blu-ray discs combined. The legal, paid consumption of movies online in the United States will reach 3.4 billion views or transactions […]

Access to Information: Mass. Court OKs Live, Unedited Court Proceedings

From WBUR (Boston): The highest court in Massachusetts has rejected two challenges to a pilot project that continuously streams live, unedited court proceedings from one of the busiest courtrooms in Massachusetts. The OpenCourt project, run by WBUR, began in May with cameras recording and streaming live over the Internet from Quincy District Court. Direct to […]

Statistics: How Americans are Spending their Media Time… and Money

From Nielsen: Americans spend more than 33 hours per week watching video across the screens, according to the latest Nielsen Cross-Platform Report. But how they’re consuming content—traditional TV and otherwise—is changing. Demonstrating that consumers are increasingly making Internet connectivity a priority, 75.3 percent pay for broadband Internet (up from 70.9% last year); 90.4 percent pay […]