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Digital Window Not Ready for Prime Time   1 Apr, 2010

Hollywood’s aim to create a retail window for new release movies has some analysts singing praises for another window, the so-called “hospitality” or “digital window,” whereby titles are made available at a premium price for electronic rental, ahead of the DVD/Blu-ray Disc release.More>>

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Netflix and Redbox: The New Low-Price Leaders   10 Feb, 2010

<b>Steph Sums It Up:</b> I recently heard a report that, while liquor sales are doing well during this recession (as they always do), consumers are increasingly opting for the lower-priced booze. The same thing seems to be happening in the video industry.More>>

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Roku Open to a Blu-ray Drive   22 Jan, 2010

Roku, the media player manufacturer synonymous with Netflix’s inaugural movie streaming efforts in 2008, would consider incorporating a Blu-ray drive if the economics made sense (which don’t right now), according to founder and CEO Anthony Wood.More>>

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Analysts: Comcast/NBC Universal Could Position VOD Ahead of DVD   5 Oct, 2009

With speculation escalating about a possible majority-share acquisition of NBC Universal by cable giant Comcast, analysts say fallout from the deal could result in a change of release windows for packaged media.More>>

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Lionsgate, Paramount License Content for Playback on DivX Devices   4 Aug, 2009

Lionsgate Aug. 4 inked a deal with digital media company DivX that allows its content to be securely downloaded via devices such as Blu-ray players, Web-enabled HDTVs and portable media devices that incorporate the San Diego-based company’s video format.More>>

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Report: Little Interest in Paying for Networked Set-Top Box   4 Aug, 2009

While 33% of U.S. broadband homes are interested in networked set-top boxes, less than 10% would be willing to pay from $3 to $6 per month to link their cable set-top box devices to the Internet.More>>

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Best Buy, TiVo Ink Home Entertainment Alliance   9 Jul, 2009

Best Buy Co. and TiVo Inc. July 9 said they entered into a pact designed to explore strategic alternatives in the distribution of digital entertainment, including cable programming, into the home.More>>

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Time Warner, Comcast Partner in Online TV Business Model   24 Jun, 2009

Time Warner Inc. and Comcast Corp. June 24 said they have partnered to create a new business model called “TV Everywhere” aimed at offering repurposed television content online.More>>

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Report: Interoperable DRM Key to Digital Profitability   11 Mar, 2009

In an effort to generate incremental revenue, IPTV, video-on-demand services and digital distribution companies are slowly adopting unifying format standards and digital rights management (DRM), according to a new report.More>>

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Blockbuster Expands Its Digital Realm   14 Jan, 2009

Blockbuster Inc. Jan. 14 said it created an alliance with Sonic Solutions aimed at distributing its movie, video games and TV content across multiple digital channels, including home and portable electronic devices.More>>

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