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Comcast doubles the amount of PBS VOD programming on Xfinity

Time-shifting lovers of PBS shows like Downton Abbey will be pleased with Comcast's announcement this week that it's doubling the amount of video-on-demand PBS programming available on its video set-tops and multiscreen apps.

Canoe's Pizzurro on the company's big pivot to dynamic ad insertion

Describing Canoe's upward trajectory, Chris Pizzurro, head of product sales and marketing for the joint venture, breaks out the old hockey-stick metaphor. For anyone who has been closely following the trajectory of Canoe's puck, this is a bit of a surprise. FierceCable 's Daniel Frankel chats with Pizzurro about Canoe's VOD DAI aspirations.

Canoe: 4-day-old cable VOD ads are more effective than standard TV commercials

Cable industry advanced advertising consortium Canoe says ads stay fresher over time on cable VOD. Citing research conducted by Frank M. Magid, the joint venture said that ads on cable VOD that were viewed four to seven days after their initial airing outperformed general TV commercials, aimed at the same demos and viewed at the same duration after initial broadcast.

Huawei promises improved consumer VoD experience with 4K platform

Huawei promised to deliver an improved video streaming experience to consumers by supplying operators with a new video on demand (VoD) platform.

Canoe now reaching 130 DMAs, 48 out of top 50

Canoe, the cable-industry joint venture specializing in dynamic ad insertion (DAI) into video-on-demand, says its reach has expanded into 130 demographic marketing areas (DMAs) across the U.S., and 48 of the top 50 DMAs.

NBC O&Os launch live TV Everywhere viewing, Android and iOS apps

TV Everywhere access to live NBC programming has finally arrived, provided you live in a metropolitan area close to one of the conglomerate's owned and operated stations.

BlackArrow partners with TWC to expand DAI to streaming devices

With its business of dynamic ad insertion into linear pay-TV VOD surging, BlackArrow announced Tuesday that it's expanding its DAI capabilities to include IP-based devices such as smartphones, streaming devices and game consoles.

Canoe: Ad impressions more than tripled from Q1 to Q4 to 2.52B

Cable industry consortium Canoe says its campaign for dynamic ad insertion into VOD more than tripled from Q1 to Q4 in terms of impressions, with the last quarter of 2014 producing 2.52 billion impressions.

SeaChange lays off 10 percent of staff

Video software maker SeaChange International announced Monday that it will lay off 10 percent of its global workforce, resulting in the loss of about 70 jobs.

VOD revenue falls $1.9B in 2014 after years of strong growth

The video on demand (VOD) growth party has come to an end. According to data from the Digital Entertainment Group trade organization, cable, satellite and Internet VOD rentals dropped 6.7 percent to $1.97 billion in 2014, reversing what was traditionally a positive growth trend.