More online video sites are adding download as an option for the customers, but is this really necessary in an always-connected world? New data from Limelight says yes!
While more distributors are beginning to offer subscribers the ability to download TV shows and movies to mobile devices for offline viewing, it’s not easy to track how many viewers consume programming and advertising when devices aren’t connected to a WiFi or cellular network.
It’s been about a month since Comcast called off its merger with Time Warner Cable and for Michael Willner, current CEO of video software firm Penthera and would-be CEO of GreatLand, it’s back to business as usual. And more. Penthera recently scored deals with Charter and Time Warner Cable to provide video download services as part of the companies’ TVE offerings.
Penthera, a privately-held firm developing mobile-centric software solutions, today announced that it has been granted U.S. Patents 8,024,768 and 8,027,671 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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Cable industry veterans Michael S. Willner and Sidney R. Knafel, who co-founded Insight Communications and served respectively as CEO and chairman for nearly three decades, are reuniting to invest in and lead Penthera.
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has taken a major competitive leap forward in the area of mobile video, announcing a new feature that lets users of its SVOD Prime Video service download select movies and TV shows to Android and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) mobile devices.
Pittsburgh, PA — Aug. 19, 2015 — Penthera, a privately-held firm developing software products for the mobile video industry, today announced that it has been granted U.S. Patent 9,112,838 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
A must-read article by Jason Hirschhorn on why download is so important for mobile entertainment.
As part of Corus Entertainment’s expanding digital content roll out, the company is launching a full suite of TV Everywhere apps for its kids television brands starting with TreehouseGO.