Online Video: Calling Apple A Market Leader Is An Understatement

The headlines from two days ago trumpeted Wal-Mart’s success in buying Vudu but the real story is that Apple holds two-thirds of the online movie market, based on revenue. The dollar amounts are, umm, less than stellar, however. According to IHS Screen Digest Media Research (press release), Apple’s iTunes store had captured 65.8 percent of […]

VideoNuze Shares Starz Media Consumption Data

A fall 2008 survey of 5,500 U.S. Internet users suggests that almost two-thirds (62%) watch “online video” each week, making online video more popular than time-shifted television (38%). However, almost half  (47%) who watch online video choose “short-form” video, so it’s not fair for my brain to compare that consumption pattern  with DVRs. Only 15 […]

The Future of Online Video

In ten years, we believe that online video broadcasting will be the most ubiquitous and accessible form of communication. So sayeth Chad Hurley, CEO and co-founder of YouTube, in a post on the official Google blog this morning. (tip) IF bandwidth gets better (ie, faster and available to more people, ideally with choice) AND network […]