Neowin News Feed for: Vod Neowin News Feed for: Vod en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Comcast and ViacomCBS announce SkyShowtime streaming service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Comcast and ViacomCBS have announced a new streaming service for 20 European countries called SkyShowtime, which will launch next year. The pricing for the service will be unveiled closer to launch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 18 Aug 2021 20:36:01 +0000 Plex announces the launch of ad-supported VOD content worldwide <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Plex has launched ad-supported video on demand content to its platform from several big publishers. The new content is available globally and can be watched on almost any connected device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:00:01 +0000 Plex set to add free Lionsgate content to its platform later this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Plex will begin hosting Lionsgate content for free on its platform, worldwide, from the end of the year. The content will be free for users but will require them to sit through ads. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 18 Sep 2019 16:26:01 +0000 Plex to bring ad-supported Warner Bros. content to U.S. users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Plex has reached an agreement with Warner Bros. to stream ad-supported movies, for free, on its platform. Unfortunately, the content will only be available for users in the United States. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 29 Aug 2019 16:40:01 +0000 Movie studios ponder movie rentals a few weeks after they debut in theaters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Currently, there is a 90-day wait from when a movie is released in theaters and when it can be rented. Movie studios are in talks to accelerate this period and also charge more for the convenience. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:18:01 +0000 Boomerang will be your portal to over 5000 cartoon classics for just $4.99 a month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Boomerang might be a subscription service that will interest you if you enjoy cartoon classics such as Looney Tunes. The service will cost $4.99 a month and arrive in spring this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 08 Mar 2017 02:00:01 +0000 Sky saw its UK broadband network peak at 5Tbps on Christmas <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sky has reported a new peak on its broadband network which caters to six million customers. The peak was observed late on Christmas day, when the data crossing its network reached 5Tbps. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 27 Dec 2016 22:08:01 +0000 Sony scores $1 million for "The Interview," but VOD could be the big winner[UPDATE] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;The Interview&quot; release has been a back and forth for Sony, but the movie probably did a lot better than you think and streaming the movie proves to be a real test for premium VOD. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Adrian Potoroaca) Fri, 26 Dec 2014 23:20:01 +0000 Comcast, DirecTV, and Vudu to launch premium VOD this month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1940122331comcast.png" alt="" /></div>Comcast, DirecTV, and Vudu have inked a deal with four major Hollywood studios to offer a premium video-on-demand service that would allow customers to stream titles 60 days after theatrical release. DirecTV will be the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Collado) Fri, 01 Apr 2011 20:08:02 +0000 Virgin Media launches trial web video-on-demand player [UK] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/566128770Virgin_Media.jpg" alt="" /></div>Virgin Media announced today that it will be launching a trial of its first online and mobile TV player: Virgin Media Player. Virgin Media has confirmed 'hundreds of hours' of content for the beta trial including... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 29 Jul 2010 09:34:34 +0000