As expected, Aereo TV has paused service of its subscription TV streaming operations, effective June 28. The New York-based service that allowed subscribers to stream live and recorded local TV programming said it would refund subs their last paid month.
UltraViolet, the cloud-based digital content storage system backed by all Hollywood studios except Disney, has generated more than 160,000 registered accounts in Australia. That trails only the U.S. in per-capita adoption of UltyraViolet, according to the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem.
blinkbox, the U.K. digital sellthrough platform owned by British supermarket chain Tesco, said early digital access to the fourth season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” resulted in a 60% increase in sales compared with first-week sales of the previous season.