Tag: Streaming

Four reasons these African countries may not be ready to Netflix and chill

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Last month, Netflix launched its service globally — to the joy of people in 130 countries across the world. Now that Netflix is available across Africa, it’s about time to note problems the service can encounter.   Existence of other channels Netflix may be a global name, but there are a number of quality internet… Read More

Amazon drops Apple, Google products: Who loses more?

The popular e-commerce company Amazon has made the decision to no longer sell Google and Apple streaming media players that aren’t easily compatible with its own streaming service.     According to Amazon, the Google Chromecast and Apple TV video streaming devices have compatibility issues with the company’s media-streaming service, Prime Video. Amazon sent an email… Read More

The British are coming: BBC to launch video streaming service for U.S. viewers

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) will be launching a Netflix-style video streaming service in the United States in 2016. Programs which already air on U.S. channels, like Doctor Who or Top Gear, will not be included.   The decision to launch a video streaming service is driven by a need for increased revenue. The BBC… Read More

Tribeca shortlist: A new take on streaming movies

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Tribeca Enterprises has partnered with Lionsgate to create a premium movie subscription service which claims to only feature movies worth watching. The streaming app service will officially open in October.   The films featured on the site are selected by actors, directors, Tribeca and Lionsgate executives, and other well-known popular culture celebrities. Each of the… Read More

YouTube Gaming lacks viewership following launch day

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Last week, YouTube launched their free video game streaming service, “YouTube Gaming,” to compete with Twitch.tv, but Google has a long way to go to match their competitor’s high viewership.   YouTube Gaming allows users to live stream themselves playing video games for anyone to watch. It’s also a platform for users to watch e-sports tournaments… Read More

The New Streaming Service by Sub Pop Records Will Promote Independent Labels and Young Artists

In a world of pirating, internet radio (such as Pandora or Spotify), and YouTube, making it in the music industry is harder than ever. While these services are great for audiences that want to listen to music without having to pay for each song, this is really hurting bands that have smaller audiences.   According… Read More