Posts Tagged ‘ Netflix ’

It’s Downhill For Old Media From Here – Internet Use Catches Up With TV

Dec 13th, 2010 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Podcasting Statistics

It looks like it will be downhill for old media from here on out – people in the US are now spending as much time using the Internet as they do watching TV. According to Forrester research, people are spending equal amounts of time online and watching TV: Generation Y has long reported spending more time […]

Why The Internet Is Not Disrupting TV

Oct 26th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV

Mark Cuban shares some interesting thoughts at his blog on why the Internet is not disrupting TV: If my memory serves me right, the common thread among industries (disrupted by the Internet) is that they all sold their products ala carte. Music – By the CD Newspapers – Single Newspaper (Dallas Morning News) sold by […]

One Million Xbox LIVE Members Download and Activate Netflix on Xbox 360

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Software giant Microsoft and movie rental behemoth Netflix today announced that 1 million Xbox LIVE Gold members have downloaded and activated Xbox LIVE application from Netflix in the three months since the initiative launched last November. The Netflix application allows Xbox LIVE Gold members to instantly watch movies and TV episodes rented from Netflix via […]

Do You Want Netflix Built Into Your TV?

Jan 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Alley Insider’s Dan Frommer reports that Netflix is working with manufacturers to get Netflix streaming built into your next TV: Beginning this spring, Korean electronics giant LG will build Netflix streaming directly into some of its plasma and LCD HDTVs, the companies will announce today. This means that Netflix subscribers will be able to stream […]

Roke Player Now Streaming Netflix In HD

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Roku – the maker of the $99 Netflix Player, today announced (pdf) it has released support for streaming high definition (HD) content. Netflix is the first content provider to deliver HD content to the Roku player. Additional providers of HD content are expected in the first quarter of 2009. The new software will be automatically delivered to all Roku […]

Do Conferences Matter Anymore?

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

The New Tee Vee conference is underway today in San Francisco. Om Malik, one of the conference’s founders, says they started the event “in order to closely track and monitor the growth of online video.” This year’s gathering features panels and presentations from people involved in “old tee vee” (the creator of the CSI: series, […]

NetFlix To Stream Movies To Tivo

Oct 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Streaming Video

Netflix today said that it has reached a deal with TiVo to provide digital movie streaming to many of the 800,000 broadband-connected Tivo subscribers. The companies are testing the new service in several thousand U.S. households and expect it to be broadly available in early December. Netflix’s “Watch Instantly” Web streaming service, with a library of more […]

NetFlix Brings Internet Movie Streaming To Macs

Oct 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Netflix today announced it has released its 2nd-generation media player, based on Microsoft Silverlight, which brings the company’s Internet video service to subscribers with Intel-based Mac computers for the first time. The deployment, which will initially touch a small percentage of new Netflix subscribers, is the first step in an anticipated roll-out of the new platform […]

Netflix Watch Now Features Coming To Macs

Oct 1st, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Netflix today announced an agreement with Starz Play that adds around 1,000 choices to what you can watch instantly today, and will add another 1,500 by the end of the year. Movies include “No Country for Old Men”, “Ratatouille,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End,” “Superbad,” and more. A list of all the newly […]

Roku Wants To Set Standard For Internet Television

Sep 25th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Roku, maker of the Roku Netflix Player, says that it’s going to open up its platform to any content provider over the next few months: “We’re opening up the platform to anyone who wants to put their video service on this box,” says Roku CEO Anthony Wood, speaking at Streaming Media West. “We’re going to release the […]