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2014-05-21 16:26:20

Special Features Include Data From Rentrak, New Research From Viacom, Olympics Case Study, Branded Entertainment and New Multichannel Networks NEW YORK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The role of content in a changing on demand business is the focus of the 6(th) annual On Demand Summit, to be presented tomorrow, May 22nd at Convene Conference Center located at 730 Third Avenue, 17(th) floor, at East 45(th) Street in New York City. Doors open at 8 a.m. The program begins at 9...

2012-05-14 08:08:52

Dish Network is not making any friends with TV broadcasters this week with its latest offering called Dish Hopper. Dish Hopper is a fairly standard DVR that has a nifty feature called Prime Time Anytime, a capability that can automatically record all of prime time shows from ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC at the same time. This would not be especially newsworthy except for an option of Prime Time Anytime called Auto Hop, which will automatically skip the commercials, turning the Hopper experience...

2010-12-10 14:46:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FilmOn.com Inc. (http://www.FilmOn.com/), the first Internet-based, high-definition television service in the U.S., today announced it has appointed Kim Hurwitz to Director of Affiliate Relations. Kim will report directly to President of FilmOn, David Ferrara. She will help drive strategic alliances with top cable channels and other content providers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101210/LA15934) Ms. Hurwitz has spent her...

2010-07-22 08:50:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- INVISION, Inc., the leading provider of advertising planning and sales solutions to the media industry, today announced that Ovation has chosen INVISION's DealMaker software to manage its ad sales operations. Ovation is the only multi-platform channel devoted to art and contemporary culture. The network delivers content via its traditional linear television network and uses its broadband and video-on-demand (VOD) platforms to serve a rich in-depth brand...

2009-12-29 14:10:00

Broadcast experts say the current television business model, which has allowed TV stations to broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free while making their money by showing commercials, may be coming to an end, The Associated Press reported. Industry analysts say cable TV and the Web have fractured the audience for free TV and siphoned its ad dollars, while the recession has squeezed advertising further, forcing broadcasters to accelerate their push for new revenue to pay for...

2009-02-25 06:30:00

Testifying before a congressional subcommittee on Tuesday, senior executives of DirecTV Group Inc and DISH Network Corp said that proper incentives would make satellite television companies willing to extend local service to underserved and rural areas. Lawmakers are debating whether to renew a law that gives the two national satellite television companies the right to carry and retransmit broadcast television content. Some in Congress say any renewed law should require companies to provide...

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