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Disney, FOX refuse to air ads for Verizon 'skinny' TV bundle

IPTV Michelle Clancy 25-04-2015

Disney and FOX are not pleased with Verizon's plan to unbundle networks for a skinny TV package, with ABC and FOX TV and radio stations in New York  refusing to run commercials for the Custom HD offering, the telco said.

Awesomeness TV takes aim at Millennial moms

Second Screen Michelle Clancy 25-04-2015

AwesomenessTV, the Web video company, owned by DreamWorks Animation and minority investor Hearst Corp, plans to launch Awestruck, a new digital brand aimed at "millennial mothers."

FCC: TWC/Comcast merger 'unacceptable risk' to online video

Cable Michelle Clancy 25-04-2015

Comcast has officially killed its $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, prompting a satisfied nod of sorts from US regulator FCC which had its own concerns regarding its effect on online video development.

Sky 3D goes on-demand only

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 24-04-2015

As the company preps for the arrival of 4KTV services, and as its VOD offering ramps up, pay-TV giant Sky has quietly revealed that its 3DTV service will now be available only as on an on-demand basis.

Hulu, Turner ink exclusive multi-year SVOD agreement

VOD Joseph O'Halloran 24-04-2015

In a much-needed coup given that competition from other OTT players is ratcheted up, Hulu is to become the exclusive SVOD home to programming from Turner Broadcasting's Adult Swim and Cartoon Network.

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