About two-thirds of smartphone and tablet owners use their gadgets to do things like text or post on Twitter while watching TV, according to research firm Nielsen. So for the game, companies from Coke to Chevy are trying to reach fans on all of the "second screens" they have.
Here’s a look at a few trends that are either incubating or fully hatched ...
Consumers can’t get enough of high-speed data, voice and the ever-growing inventory of video content available in the marketplace today.
Numbers and Letters: HTML5, 3-D TV, RF4CE
Apparently HDTV is old stuff now. According to USA Today, HDTV receivers are now in 87 percent of U.S. homes, even if some of those homes don’t have HDTV programming.
Following up on a $10 million round of investment last year, SnagFilms has raised another $7 million in funds from its investors, which included Comcast Interactive Capital.
After years of experimenting, the top video destinations on the Web are suddenly flush with original programming: documentaries, reality shows and scripted series.
After launching its iPad video app, Time Warner Cable will be sending live video streams to even more devices – including PCs and Macs, game consoles, and Internet-connected TVs – around the home.
Concurrent recently racked up a customer win with Vectra, which is Poland's second-largest cable operator.
Give us two days, the company says, and we'll have you up and running with multi-screen services.
Time Warner Cable's TWC TV app is now available for use on iPhones, which means subscribers can now watch live shows in their homes, remotely manage their DVRs and change channels with their iPhones.
Comcast is planning its first major rollout of its next-generation Xcalibur service, so it makes sense that reports are surfacing that the box, which is called "Parker" by Comcast, being used for the service is making its way through testing at the Federal Communications Commission.
The two operators were identified only as Tier 1 North American MSOs. The company previously announced that it has been working with Cablevision and with Videotron.
Advanced advertising vendor BlackArrow has added three new executives to its team as the company broadens its reach into multi-platform advertising opportunities.
Claiming an industry first in Canada, Rogers Communications has rolled out a barker channel, Sportsnews, for free to its digital customers.