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  1. En Breve

    August 30, 2012 12:55 PM EDT Luis Miguel, Latin Music Video Network Debuts, and Lokixximo Luis Miguel tops Texas Fest Pop singer Luis Miguel will headline the People en Español Festival Sept. 1-2 in San Antonio. The Warner Music artist, who rarely performs at festivals, will ...

  2. Walmart Launches Disc To Digital Service

    March 14, 2012 8:03 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Wal-Mart pledged to help introduce Hollywood's emerging online movie locker system to its customers, many of whom have never owned anything digital in their lives. People who own DVDs or Blu-ray discs from five participati ...

  3. Verizon To Launch Streaming Service With Redbox, Challenge To Netflix

    February 07, 2012 7:00 AM EST NEW YORK (AP) - Phone company Verizon Communications Inc. will challenge Netflix and start a video streaming service this year with Redbox and its DVD rental kiosks. Verizon and Coinstar Inc., Redbox's parent company, said Monday that the ser ...

  4. Netflix Stock Drops After Quarterly Earnings Report Release

    July 25, 2011 7:30 PM EDT Shares of Netflix, which bucked Wall Street's downward trend on Monday during the regular session, fell as much as 10% in after-hours trading upon release of quarterly earnings data. The company also suggested slower growth in the near term, ...

  5. Pandora Partners with Verizon FiOS for TV Streaming

    July 21, 2011 12:31 PM EDT Pandora Media has partnered with Verizon to offer its Internet radio service to subscribers of Verizon's high-definition TV service FiOS, according to various media reports. The service has already launched in California, Texas and Virginia a ...

  6. Beyond Netflix: Where Else To Get Your Flick Fix

    July 14, 2011 7:30 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Even with a fee hike, millions of Netflix subscribers will be spending less each month than what it costs two adults to watch a single movie in a theater. Yet the company, which is usually well-liked, managed to irk many of its 23 ...

  7. Netflix Rates Rise Up To 60 Pct For DVD, Streaming

    July 12, 2011 10:10 PM EDT Netflix is raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for millions of subscribers who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Internet. The company is separating the two options so that subscribers who want both will have to buy separate ...

  8. What the Music Business Can Learn From Netflix's Success

    April 26, 2011 12:39 PM EDT If the record industry wants music subscription services to become mainstream products, it should pay close attention to the factors behind growth at Netflix. In the first quarter of 2011 , the online video rental service added 3.6 million subscri ...

  9. Theater Owners Fuming Over Film Studios' Video on Demand Plan

    April 01, 2011 7:20 AM EDT Feeling blindsided, theater owners were furious Thursday that four Hollywood studios didn't brief them on plans to launch a new premium VOD service on DirecTV late next month, followed swiftly by Comcast and VUDU. Exhibitors could respond by ...

  10. Online Viewers Still Loving Regular TV, Poll Shows

    November 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Pay TV industry has heatedly debated this fall whether consumers are dropping their cable or other TV subscriptions to watch more TV content online. A new study by Nielsen, commissioned by the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Mar ...

  11. Viewers To Program Music Choice's SWRV Network

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music and video network Music Choice is going the crowd-sourcing route with a new music video network called SWRV. The network lets viewers decide which music video will play next by sending in their vote from either a mobile phone or computer. It ...

  12. Report: Comcast Considering Streaming Music Service

    January 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST Internet and cable provider Comcast reportedly is mulling a streaming music service for both ISP and cable TV subscribers. TechCrunch says Comcast may offer the service as an optional add-on for around $5 a month. It's not clear if Comcast wi ...

  13. EMI Music Canada Partners With Stingray Digital

    December 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Canada has inked a multi-year, multi-platform deal with Montreal-based Stingray Digital to add content its Galaxie Music Video on Demand service. Galaxie Music Videos on Demand service was launched on Rogers Digital Cable in September, a ...

  14. Taylor Swift Links With Comcast For VOD Deal

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST In another sign of its commitment to building content strength, Comcast unveiled an exclusive VOD partnership with country singer Taylor Swift Wednesday - a day ahead of a likely announcement of a deal that would give the cable giant a 51% stake i ...

  15. Music Choice Signs On For Nielsen Service

    July 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Nielsen has signed Music Choice for its video on demand measurement service, the company announced Tuesday (July 21). Music Choice is the third client for the burgeoning Nielsen product, and the first ad-supported network to subscribe. Music Choic ...

  16. Medici.tv Clocks Up 2.3 Million Concert Viewings

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Classical music webcast service Medici.tv, which has just celebrated its first year of operation, has reported figures showing that the site has recorded 330,000 unique visitors and 2.3 million concert viewings since launching online. Medici.tv no ...

  17. Comcast GM Discusses Green Day Partnership

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Comcast is partnering with Green Day to provide on-demand viewing of the band's new single "Know Your Enemy," as well as live performances from a recent concert at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif. The clips were part of 30 Green D ...

  18. Vodafone Spain Adds Unlimited Music To Data Plan

    April 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Vodafone Spain is offering an all-you-can-eat subscription streaming music service without additional cost to subscribers, powered by RealNetworks, as well as making a-la-carte downloads available for purchase in DRM-free format. All four major la ...

  19. Next New, Verizon Launch Music Video Site

    February 19, 2009 12:00 AM EST Online TV firm Next New Networks and Verizon FiOS are launching an online network Thursday called $99 Music Videos to showcase the talents of emerging musicians and filmmakers. The companies say they are looking to create an MTV for the digital an ...

  20. The Fray Partner With Rhapsody

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Fray star in the latest campaign from online music service Rhapsody that launches this week. Timed to coincide with the release of the group's new album, "The Fray," (Epic) the campaign includes two TV spots, free album streamin ...

  21. Plugged & Unplugged: Pearl Jam And Verizon, Promo CDs

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Plugged : How cool is this? Go to a concert and immediately get to download the live versions of songs performed that night? Not just any live song, but the song you just heard. That's what Pearl Jam and Verizon partnered up to do this week, ...

  22. Univision Prepares Major VOD Push

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Univision Communications, beginning January 2009, will offer more than 1,000 hours of video on demand that will include sports, news, movies and entertainment previously televised on its two broadcast networks, Univision and TeleFutura, and its ca ...

  23. AT&T Bolsters Blue Room

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AT&T is stepping up its online advertising efforts in order to drive more traffic to its music services. According to MediaPost , the Internet service provider is relying on search advertising to promote its Blue Room webcasts of live events. ...

  24. Music Choice Debuts On-Demand Series

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Expanding its video-on-demand (VOD) offerings, multiplatform music network Music Choice kicks off a new series of thematic, episodic programming in April with the original four-part series, "Who Runs Hip-Hop?" Each "VOD-isode" ...

  25. Channel V Debuts In U.S., Canada

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST North American cable subscribers now have access to the Taiwan edition of Channel V, a leading Asian music and lifestyle channel. The channel is the latest offered by KyLinTV, a content provider serving Mandarin speakers in the U.S and Canada. &qu ...

  26. Concert.TV Taps Reich As VP Of Programming

    August 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert.TV, a digital media network committed to live music performances and documentaries, has named Scott Reich VP of programming. Based in New York, Reich will report to Concert.TV co-founder/president Michael Shimbo and co-founder/CEO Jeff Shu ...

  27. Verizon Grabs Prince Exclusive

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Verizon Wireless has nabbed the exclusive of the first single form Prince's upcoming album "Planet Earth," scheduled for to release sometime in July. The single, "Guitar," will be available for free to any Verizon subscrib ...

  28. Concert.TV Launches News Division

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Concert.TV, a digital media network committed to live music performances and documentaries, has expanded its reach with the launch of a news division. Concert.TV News coverage will include major festivals and tours throughout the year, including r ...

  29. Movielink Boosts Music Offering

    March 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Video-on-demand service Movielink is adding access to live music events to its catalog of available content, through deals with CenterStaging Musical Production, Egami Media and Digital Music Group. CenterStaging will provide footage of rehearsal ...

  30. Verizon Wireless, BET Team

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Verizon Wireless and BET Networks have teamed up to bring mobile versions of popular BET programs to Verizon subscribers. Video clips form such BET shows as "106 & Park," "American Gangster," "College Hill," " ...

  31. IMF Expands In Midwest, Pacts With WOW!

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group owned International Music Feed (IMF) has expanded in key midwest markets through a long term agreement with cable television provider WideOpenWest Holdings (WOW!). IMF's channel, which focuses on delivering hit music fro ...

  32. Time Warner Cable, Adds Music Choice Service

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST Time Warner Cable has added Music Choice's video-on-demand service to its service package. The service will roll out initially in New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Dallas, with additional rollouts in early 2007. The Time Warner deal brings ...

  33. Clear Channel Goes Hi-def

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Live performances offered in HD. Clear Channel Radio's online unit has begun offering its “Stripped” live performance series in high definition (HD). The first act to be recorded in HD is Island Def Jam's the Killers. The band’s private ...

  34. Sony BMG, BT Link For New Service

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On-demand offering to debut in the fall. Sony BMG Music Entertainment has signed an agreement to give BT, the British telecommunications giant, early access to the major label’s music videos for a new on-demand entertainment service launching this ...

  35. Sony BMG, BT Link For New Service

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Music Entertainment has signed an agreement to give BT, the British telecommunications giant, early access to the major label’s music videos for a new on-demand entertainment service launch Sony BMG Music Entertainment has signed an agree ...

  36. Netflix Offers $1 Million Reward

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wants recommendations on how to improve. Online DVD rental pioneer Netflix Inc. wants recommendations on how to improve its movie-recommendation system so badly that it's dangling a $1 million reward as an incentive. The prize, offered in a c ...

  37. BT Vision Service To Play Emap Music Videos

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Service to launch this fall. U.K. publisher and broadcaster Emap has signed a deal to be the exclusive supplier of on-demand music videos to BT Vision, the new U.K. Internet-protocol TV service delivered via broadband networks and scheduled to lau ...

  38. Verizon Brings Latin Content To V CAST

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New channel will feature music, comedy and interviews. Verizon Wireless' V CAST service will add Latino entertainment channel Viva! Vision TV to its lineup in October. The channel, which will feature Latin music, stand-up comedy and celebrity ...

  39. Clear Channel Presses Button On Video Six Pack

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio's Online unit today (Aug. 29) is launching a new artist-hosted on-demand video feature called Video Six Pack. Clear Channel Radio's Online unit today (Aug. 29) is launching a new artist-hosted on-demand video feature ...

  40. BT Acquires Music Programs For VOD

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Factual music programming is among the key contents recently acquired by U.K. telecoms giant BT Group for BT Vision, its video-on-demand service scheduled to launch this fall. Factual music programming is among the key contents recently acquired b ...

  41. Eagle Vision, CinemaNow Pact For 'Burn To DVD' Service

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. video distro extends international digital strategy. Eagle Vision, the London-based independent music DVD and program distributor, is extending its international new media ambitions with an agreement with CinemaNow Inc., the U.S.-based Intern ...

  42. International Music Feed Pacts With Verizon

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IMF will provie a music network to Verizon's FiOS TV service. The International Music Feed Network has entered an agreement with Verizon to provide a 24-hour music television network to Verizon’s fiber-optic-powered television service, FiOS T ...

  43. IMF, EchoStar Form New Deal

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Financial terms were not disclosed. Satellite television operator EchoStar Communications has entered into a new multi-year deal with Universal Music Group to carry the major label’s new music TV network IMF: The International Music Feed. Financia ...

  44. UMG Enters Video Deal With Music Choice

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deal covers online playback only. Universal Music Group is licensing its music video library to Music Choice's broadband music service. Acts covered under the agreement include Ashanti, Beck, Black Eyed Peas, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Emin ...

  45. Comcast, IFC Create Day-and-Date VOD Destination

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Select films will get day-and-date theatrical and VOD release. Comcast Corporation and IFC Entertainment have signed a deal to create “IFC in Theaters,” a service providing on-demand independent films day-and-date with their theatrical release. Tw ...

  46. SFR Teams With SDC For Mobile Subs Service

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide the digital rights management solution for French mobile telephone operator SFR's new subscription-based music download service. Secure Digital Container has clinched a deal to provide t ...

  47. Warner Exclusive For VOD And PPV

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Warner Home Video claims to be the first major studio to release an enhanced version of a theatrically released film exclusively for the video-on-demand and pay-per-view markets with the March 1 re-re Warner Home Video claims to be the first major ...

  48. Total Home Video Spending Flattens in 2005

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST The DEG reports $24.3 billion DVD and VHS spending. The DEG reports $24.3 billion DVD and VHS spending. News ...

  49. Total Home Video Spending Flattens in 2005

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST DEG reports $24.3 billion DVD, VHS spending. Home video spending in the U.S. decreased slightly in 2005 compared to 2004, according to a report issued by the Digital Entertainment Group today (jan. 5) at the International Consumer Electronics Show ...

  50. U.K. DVD Sales Fall 5% In 2005

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST Maturing market, piracy blamed. Despite an increase in household penetration of DVD players, the U.K. home video market reported a 5% fall in unit sales in 2005, the British Video Association said Wednesday (Jan. 4). The blame for the decline was ...

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