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Could We See A Tax On Netflix?

Argentina just launched a 3% tax on all online subscription services in a effort to bring in more revenue. The tax has been called the “Netflix Tax” and the government see it as a way to get a head of decreasing revenue from traditional cable taxes. Source (This story is in Spanish) The tax in Argentina brings […]

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MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, And Many More Will Soon Be Available To Cord Cutters

Sony’s online cable service is gaining steam with the announced today of a big deal with Viacom that immediately gives the service a library of highly popular stations. Sony will offer 22 networks when it launches including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV. No release date has been announced for Sony’s streaming services but it is expected […]

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Amazon Instant Now Avalable On Android Phones

Amazon today announced that Prime members in the US, UK and Germany can now enjoy Prime Instant Video on their Android phones. The latest update of the Amazon App for Android combines the fast and easy mobile shopping experience customers have come to know and love with access to unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of […]

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Showtime Hints At Online Only Subscriptions To Non-Cable Customers

Comments made recently by Joseph Ianniello CBS COO make it appear that Showtime may soon be available to cord cutters. At the Nomura’s Digital Media Conference in NYC Ianniello said nothing in Showtimes contracts with cable and satellite providers “restricts us from doing something direct to consumer,”. He also reviled some interesting numbers that have […]

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Amazon Instant Changes How Season Pass Works

Update: We now have learned that the new Season Pass system charges the same price even if you own some of the shows already. You can learn more about this by clicking here. Amazon has changed how season pass works for some shows. In the past season show charged you as the shows where released. […]

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Cord Cutters Grew 44% Last Four Years

A recent study from Experian Marketing Services shows that 48 percent of all U.S. adults and 7 in 10 young adults watch streaming or downloaded video during a typical week and half of all adults typically stream video during a typical week.. An estimated 7.6 million U.S. homes today are considered cord-cutters, up from 5.1 […]

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Breaking: Amazon.com to Acquire Twitch

Amazon announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Twitch, the leading live video platform for gamers. In July, more than 55 million unique visitors viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on Twitch produced by more than 1 million broadcasters, including individual gamers, pro players, publishers, developers, media outlets, conventions and stadium-filling […]

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NimbleTV Launches Streaming Local Stations And DVR Options In The Chicago Market

NimbleTV announced today that they are lunching local stations in the Chicago Market. NimbleTV has no affiliation with any cable or satellite operator, the company’s new service lets Chicago area residents with existing Comcast Xfinity and AT-T U-verse subscriptions watch their pay TV via the cloud. For a small fee, NimbleTV also offers cloud-based HD-DVR with nearly limitless recording capability. In addition, NimbleTV plans […]

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