Nearly 10 months after Jason Kilar announced his departure from Hulu, Mike Hopkins, a Hulu board member and Fox executive, won the top job.
Last week when reports surfaced that the NFL might be courting online video distributors with a package of Thursday-night games, Netflix quickly attracted attention as a potential buyer for such rights. But the company insists it's not interested in distributing live sports events.
Verizon and Comcast had some grand ambitions for their partnership, but all of that came to a halt when Verizon's CFO Fran Shammo announced last week during the Q3 earnings call that they closed down their joint innovation lab.
BT has begun a technical field trial of G.fast with Huawei. G.fast is a new technology that can deliver up to 1 Gbps over existing copper wiring at very short distance from a distribution point and an end-user location.
Verizon Wireless has a number of new innovations and apps it is developing for consumers and businesses at its innovation center in San Francisco.
Pay-TV distributors have spent significant resources to make their programming available on new Web-connected devices via apps. This week, FierceCable editor Steve Donohue ranks the top 10 such apps.
Netflix has made its next bet on exclusive programming. The company said it ordered 13 episodes of a new TV series from Sony Pictures Television and the team that created the show "Damages." The move is Netflix's latest in commissioning exclusive, first-run TV programming and follows a string of recent successes with "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black."
Netflix might be coming soon to your cable box. With the help of TiVo, the company has reached two groundbreaking agreements with cable operators overseas, and Netflix has already suggested those deals could serve as a foundation to build on domestically. But true integration between cable operators and Netflix is probably a long way off.
The NFL may explore the possibility of letting an online video distributor carry a new slate of Thursday night games, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Cloud traffic is becoming the dominant growth engine in data center traffic, according to Cisco's third annual Global Cloud Index.