Online Video News Round Up: Comcast and Netflix reach deal, Roku to debut in 2014
Digital video innovations mature for a market in flux – Digital Journal
A recent case study highlighted by IRIS.TV showcases growth, innovation and advanced evolution in the digital video marketplace.
Poll: More voters watch video online – Politico
Voters increasingly are ditching live television in favor of streaming shows and movies on their smartphones or tablets, according to new research commissioned by digital firms and shared with POLITICO — findings that suggest campaigns need to embrace new types of advertising to reach them.
Dutch VoD revenues grow 23% in 2013 – Telecompaper
The Dutch entertainment saw a 15 percent drop in revenue in the last quarter of 2013, with volumes down almost 19 percent, according to GfK.
Comcast and Netflix Reach Deal on Service – The New York Times
Comcast, the country’s largest cable and broadband provider, and Netflix, the giant television and movie streaming service, announced an agreement Sunday in which Netflix will pay Comcast for faster and more reliable access to Comcast’s subscribers.
Roku said to be weighing initial public offering in 2014 – Bloomberg
Roku Inc., the maker of set-top boxes that connect TVs to the Internet, is weighing an initial public offering in the U.S. this year, according to people with knowledge of the matter.