YouTube is planning the next phase of its development and is reported to be launching pay-per-view channels, which would see it challenge cable TV as well as streaming services such as Netflix and LoveFilm. According to various reports, Google’s YouTube has been in contact with a number of content producers with a view to supplying it with programming, which could be priced in the region of $1 to $5 (63p to £3.17) a month. Read More
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Twitter has marked its anniversay by giving an update on the number of active users and says there are now more than 10 million in the UK making British tweeters among the world’s most active. Read More
LoveFilm made the news recently when it announced it’s expanding its collection of online films thanks to a new deal with Disney. That was big news then, but may seem like just a small step now that Google has announced that it’s signed licensing deals with a number of major Hollywood Studios to allow movie buffs to rent films through YouTube.
Netflix has also announced its decision to license original content. What does this mean for traditional TV broadcasters as yet more content becomes available not only on demand and online, but exclusively so? Read More