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Janko Roettgers / Variety:
CEO Erik Huggers says Vevo is postponing subscription service launch to focus on international expansion and original content   —  Music video service Vevo is putting the brakes on its planned subscription service, and will instead focus on its international expansion as well as original content production …
Feb 7, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Kayvon Beykpour, co-founder of Periscope, now overseeing Twitter's video initiatives   —  Kayvon Beykpour, co-founder and CEO of Twitter's live-streaming app division Periscope, is now overseeing operational and product aspects of all of the company's video initiatives.
Feb 7, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Comcast says it will launch Xfinity TV app on Roku later this year, will charge subscribers a monthly fee   —  Comcast is releasing a beta version of the Xfinity TV app for Roku devices and TV sets — but the while users don't have to lease a set-top box, the cable giant will still charge customers …
Feb 2, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
WSJ: Facebook building video app for Apple TV and other set-top boxes as it ramps up its original programming efforts   —  Facebook is developing an app for set-top boxes including Apple TV, as a way to bring longer-form video content — and video ads — to big-screen TVs in consumers' living rooms, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Jan 31, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Ted Johnson / Variety:
ISPs, studios, and record labels end the four-year-old copyright alert system that sent warnings to users over P2P downloads of pirated content   —  Major internet providers are ending a four-year-old system in which consumers received “copyright alerts” when they viewed peer-to-peer pirated content.
Jan 29, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Verizon laid off 155 employees from its mobile streaming service Go90; sources say Vessel team, acquired in October, will rebuild the service   —  Team from acquisition Vessel charged with app rebuild  —  Verizon's mobile streaming service Go90 is about to get a hard reset …
Jan 23, 2017, 10:25 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
SEC filing: AT&T gained 200K+ paying video subscribers in Q4, “entirely driven by DirecTV Now”; DirecTV Now launched on November 30   —  Telco also discloses $1 billion charge in quarter related to pension and postemployment benefit plans  —  AT&T added more than 200,000 …
Jan 20, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon rolls out its first branded VOD subscription service, Anime Strike, with 1K+ titles, available for $4.99/month for Prime members   —  Ecommerce giant plans additional subscription VOD channels  —  Amazon is rolling out its first branded on-demand subscription service for Amazon Channels …
Jan 13, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Pandora announces it's laying off 7% of its US workforce, excluding Ticketfly group, in Q1 2017 in a bid to reduce costs   —  Music streaming service Pandora is going to reduce its workforce by 7 percent in Q1 of 2017, the company announced Thursday after the close of the markets.
Jan 12, 2017, 5:37 PMIn context
Andrew Wallenstein / Variety:
Hulu's live TV service, expected in Q1 2017, will cost under $40 per month and will include CBS, Hulu's VOD offering, and cloud DVR   —  Hulu will offer its upcoming live TV service at a price under $40.  —  Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins announced the price point at Citi's 2017 Internet …
Jan 4, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context

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