Tag Archives: Netflix

early-television August 21

Netflix reaches 1.5m UK subscribers for its internet video service | Media | The Guardian

Netflix is now responsible for 30% of all internet traffic in the UK during peak viewing hours. Netflix reaches 1.5m UK subscribers for its internet video service | Media | The Guardian. Update: Either I misread the article originally, or it’s been changed, but the 30% figure refers to US Internet traffic, and not the […]

early-television August 21

Netflix steals Weinstein movies away from Showtime — Tech News and Analysis

What do you call TV on the internet?  “TV.”  Netflix is playing in the same league as the cable channels. Netflix steals Weinstein movies away from Showtime — Tech News and Analysis.

564px-Old_radio July 29

What’s the new A&R?

In my previous post, I discussed the recent announcement by Thom Yorke of Radiohead that he was pulling his music from Spotify. This announcement has caused quite a stir, with lots of people taking pro and anti Spotify positions.  It’s important to have this sort of debate, but the focus on Spotify is causing people […]

early-television July 25

Google’s Solution to Bringing Online Video to TV | MIT Technology Review

If the user interface is good, this could be the step Connected TV needs – at $35, it’s a great price and by being so simple, it’s far more flexible than an Apple TV. Google’s Solution to Bringing Online Video to TV | MIT Technology Review. Related articles Why Google Chromecast isn’t quite Apple TV… […]

early-television July 22

TV Foresees Its Future. Netflix Is There. – NYTimes.com

It’s not about the delivery mechanism, it’s about the shows! TV Foresees Its Future. Netflix Is There. – NYTimes.com.

early-television June 22

Cutting the cords – ALL of them

There are so many posts out now about the potential trend of “cutting the cord.” In other words, dropping cable and satellite service and relying on free to air television and internet streaming. Well, I’ve gone even further that that – I’ve even cut the cord to the rooftop aerial and am getting all my […]

early-television June 11

TV or Not TV

There’s a good article by Henry Blodget about the move to online video at Business Insider Here are some reactions off the top of my head: Interesting and clear. Blodget has a good track record on predicting trends. However (and this is a big, “however”) in my opinion, the doomsayers are missing the real story […]