The cable TV industry may be looking at a big change in the future, according to Cablevision’s CEO Jim Dolan. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Dolan stated “there could come a day’ when his company stops offering television service, making broadband its primary offering.” Read more
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Roku, Apple TV and now Chromecast have all been innovative in bringing tons of web content to your TV. Until now most of this content has been from Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, Amazon Instant and many other on-demand style options. Livestream, the popular live streaming platform has launched its first Roku channel to bring “more than 75,000 live events a month,” from the web to your television. Read more
The FCC, the US Federal Communications Commission can often seem mysterious and complicated in a world of social entrepreneurship that doesn’t need to navigate the complicated infrastructure and regulation of radio and TV. An organization that is often misunderstood has taken to social media to become more “consumer friendly,” according to Dan McSwain a former Senior New Media Fellow at the FCC, who focused on reinventing FCC.gov in the digital era. Read more
Since joining the company last spring, CEO Kelly Day has been hard at work making Blip.tv the go-to source for short-form video entertainment, particularly content that will play well on mobile or devices like Roku and Google TV. In the latest So What Do You Do?, she explained to Mediabistro what her team looks for when scouting new programming.
“We have a pretty simple application process, and we have a human being actually watch your video and look at your application.” Day said. “We review the content, we rate it and a lot of this — we’re not very apologetic about saying it — is kind of subjective. We’re looking for quality, good storytelling with character development. We’re looking for episodic content, because that is what we focus on. We’re looking for production values, content that is often TV-14 and above.”
The best part? Once your content has been accepted and uploaded, Blip splits the revenue with you 50-50. Read more in So What Do You Do, Kelly Day, CEO of Blip?.
– Nicholas Braun
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