Ultra HDTV, or 4K TV, does not seem to be getting consumers as excited as electronics manufacturers have hoped. According to a new report from research firm IHS, the new format, which has four times the resolution of 1080P HDTV, is being adopted at a very slow rate.
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Comcast reported its second quarter numbers today, and announced a loss of 144,000 video subscribers. The company managed to spin the loss by pointing out that it had shed 162,000 subscribers during the same period last year.
All the news coming from Netflix these days seems to be good, and this last quarter is no different. The company reported its second quarter numbers today and announced a profit of $71 million along with a major subscriber milestone.
In our never-ending quest to keep you informed and up-to-date on movie and home entertainment happenings, Inside Redbox regularly takes a look at major films coming out in the near(ish) future that are already generating buzz and anticipation. This time around, we’re spotlighting The Imitation Game.
Aereo is admirably trying every avenue possible to stay alive in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that stated the company was violating intellectual copyrights with its unique business model. Now yet another blow has come to struggling Aereo.
Norway and Denmark, the former being one of the fastest adopters of Blu-ray discs on the planet, are now seeing the fastest decline in the purchase of physical discs anywhere in the world. The culprit is Netflix, according to IHS Technology. Read the rest of this entry »
Netflix and Verizon are allegedly working together to speed up the former’s service on the latter, but that’s not stopping the two companies from sniping at each other over slow Netflix speeds on Verizon’s network. Verizon claims that Netflix is deliberately running more slowly than it needs to. Read the rest of this entry »
After losing its case in the Supreme Court and shutting down its service, Aereo has had to think quickly in order to survive. The solution the company has come up with has been revealed in a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan, in which Aereo calls itself a “cable system.” Read the rest of this entry »