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86% Of The Video App Market Is Controlled By 3 Apps

A recent study of over 23,000 US adults conducted by Experian Information Solutions, Inc shows that YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu Plus control 86% of all video seen on a smartphone or tablet. YouTube Controls 64% of the market and averages about 15 minutes of average use. Netflix is in second with 19% of the market […]

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The First Crack In The Cable Wall: NBCUniversal To Launch A Dozen Direct To Hulu Shows

NBCUniversal is making a bold move to offer a dozen shows directly online through services like Hulu. Linda Yaccarino, president of ad sales for NBCUniversal released a statement saying “The combination of digital video alongside television content is extremely powerful and becoming an increasingly important part of the connection advertisers make with consumers.” she said. […]

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Hulu Renews Deal To Keep 800 Movies

The Criterion Collection and Hulu have renewed their contract allowing Hulu to remain the sole online provider of the Criterion Collection. This deal grants Hulu access to 800 movies that Netflix and Amazon Prime do not offer. The terms of the deal have not been released but it is rumored to run for several years. […]

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Roku Announces Top Searches

Roku today announced the top searches since 2012. They also announced that “Roku customers are less likely to search for famous personalities than TV series and movies”. Bellow is the top search results for TV, Movies, and People.   Top Searched TV Series: Downton Abbey Breaking Bad SpongeBob SquarePants The Walking Dead The Big Bang […]

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NFL Games To Stay On Free OTA TV

The new head of the NFL Network announced there are no plans to move NFL games away from free over the air TV. “We have built a very good thing here by making NFL football available to as many people as possible,” Rolapp said.  “I don’t see free TV going away.” Even though Monday Night football […]

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53% Of All Media Consumed In The US Comes From Online Sources

The Convergence Consulting Group reports that of all media consumed in the United States 53% of it is online media. 41% of all media consumed by US residents is consumed by online streaming subscriptions. A additional 12% of all media viewed by Americans are downloaded movies. The Convergence Consulting Group also predicts from a study they finished this […]

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