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Paramount content for LOVEFiLM Germany

Paramount content for LOVEFiLM Germany

Paramount Pictures has inked a multi-year content deal for Germany with LOVEFiLM, Europe’s leading online entertainment subscription service. The agreement provides LOVEFiLM subscribers in Germany exclusive streaming access to Paramount…

Netflix won’t back down on price-hike

Netflix won’t back down on price-hike

Netflix has ruled out reversing a controversial price increase that sparked a mass departure of subscribers and a share price fall of more than 35 per cent thus giving cause…

Fox on Demand for Verizon and Mediacom customers

Fox on Demand for Verizon and Mediacom customers

Fox Networks has confirmed that Verizon FiOS TV and Mediacom subscribers will have access to FOX on Demand, and both providers are scheduled to offer Fox’s recently launched online authentication…

Amazon upping content investment in LOVEFiLM, Prime

Amazon is ramping up content investment in its London-based LOVEFiLM rental and streaming service, in addition to the Amazon Prime membership service offering free movie streams. In an analyst call,…

UK Internet users spend 240m hours per month watching video

In September 2011, the UK Internet population made over 785 million visits to online video websites – an increase of 36 per cent year-on-year, according to analysis from competitive intelligence…

Netflix confirms 2012 UK launch

Netflix confirms 2012 UK launch

Internet film subscription service Netflix has confirmed it is to expand to the United Kingdom and Ireland in early 2012. Further details about the service, including pricing, content and supported…

Hulu Plus coming to Nintendo

Owners of Nintendo 3DS and Wii consoles will soon have the ability to access an even wider selection of TV shows and movies: the Hulu Plus subscription online video service…

Netflix hires original production exec

Netflix has hired former Playtone exec Peter Friedlander ready for a move into original programming.. Netflix announced its first original series will be political drama House of Cards starring Kevin…

Android film rentals for UK

Android film rentals for UK

Google’s film rental service for Android has gone live in the UK, with users now able to rent films from the Android Market. Over 1,000 movies are available at launch…

DVRs becoming mainstream in US

Forty-four per cent of TV households in the United States have at least one Digital Video Recorder (DVR), and one-third of DVR households have more than one DVR -representing 14…