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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Roku beats Q4 estimates with $188.26M net revenue, up 28% YoY, predicts $40M-$55M 2018 loss; active accounts rose 44% YoY to 19.3M; stock down 20%+ after hours   —  Roku had a blowout holiday quarter: The company was able to handily beat analyst expectations, thanks largely to a big increase of its advertising revenue.
Feb 21, 2018, 4:23 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Dish says its Sling TV service had 2.21M subscribers in Q4 2017, a 47% YoY increase, the first time it has broken out the numbers   —  Sling TV, Dish Network's internet-delivered skinny bundle, stood at 2.21 million subscribers as of the end of last year — the first time the satellite operator …
Feb 21, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Viacom confirms it has acquired online video conference VidCon and will run it as a standalone subsidiary   —  It's official: Viacom has announced the acquisition VidCon, host of the world's biggest conference dedicated to YouTube and online video.  —  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Feb 7, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Brent Lang / Variety:
ESPN Streaming Service Coming This Spring for $4.99   —  ESPN's standalone streaming service will launch this spring, Disney CEO Bob Iger told analysts and investors shortly after the media conglomerate posted its quarterly earnings.  The over-the-top offering will be priced at $4.99 a month and will debut as part of a new ESPN app.
Feb 6, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Pandora announces restructuring, shifting resources to ad tech and audience development, cutting workforce by 5% to save $45M annually, will expand in Atlanta   —  Pandora is pink-slipping about 5% of its workforce, a move the streaming-music company said will help it save $45 million annually.
Jan 31, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Spotify is testing Stations, a Pandora-style free music app that includes some personalization options; app is currently only available on some Android devices   —  Music streaming service Spotify released a new Android app that's all about free music Tuesday.
Jan 31, 2018, 9:35 AMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
Bipartisan group of senators introduces the Music Modernization Act, mirroring a House bill, to streamline music licensing on services like Spotify, Pandora   —  WASHINGTON — A group of senators introduced legislation on Wednesday to streamline the music licensing process and to increase royalty payments to rights holders.
Jan 24, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Meg Whitman takes CEO role at Jeffrey Katzenberg's new startup that produces short-form content aimed at mobile consumption   —  Meg Whitman has been appointed CEO of a new venture backed by Jeffrey Katzenberg that aims to revolutionize entertainment with short-form premium content customized for mobile consumption.
Jan 24, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
YouTube says it will invest $5M in its Creators for Change program in 2018, aimed at YouTubers who “counter hate and promote tolerance”   —  YouTube is looking for some upbeat PR — pushing the idea that the Google-owned global video platform can be a force for social good …
Jan 24, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Netflix beats in Q4 with 8.3M new worldwide subs, vs 5M est., and almost 2M in US, vs 1.28M est.; revenue of $3.29B meets expectations; stock up 10%+   —  Netflix reeled in 8.3 million new streaming subscribers — including almost 2 million in the U.S. — handily beating Wall Street estimates for the fourth quarter of 2017.
Jan 22, 2018, 4:18 PMIn context

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