News & Reviews


  • Consumers Choose Top Broadcast Networks Most Often

    November 2 06:48 AM

    Although awareness and use of streaming services grows daily, TV viewers are still choosing top name broadcast networks more often than any other content source , and they're doing this by a huge margin, keeping storied networks firmly in the Top Ten most popular. At least once each quarter, 10channels carefully looks at current data from its users to gauge viewership changes and other key information about how most of us are watching favorite TV channels and shows. While there is a major shift among service providers, including growing connected devices use, desired content still drives most ... Read more...

  • NBC Launches Streaming Channel with Free & "Paid" Content

    September 24 02:18 PM

    Many High Profile Shows Now Available without a Subscription Free is a very appealing word, especially for something valued. As streaming video use continues to grow among U.S. audiences, NBCUniversal just launched a new Roku channel to test consumer appetite for its freshest content and expand the company's existing TV Everywhere reach. TV Everywhere means access to content on connected devices when the consumer can prove they already have a Pay TV subscription. Consumers who have a cable or satellite TV package that includes CNN, for example, can easily tap into the network’s content from ... Read more...

  • Pirating Rampant as ‘Game of Thrones’ Episode Breaks Record

    June 17 01:40 PM

    Even with the option to purchase HBO Now directly outside of traditional Pay TV packages, HBO’s very popular “Game of Thrones” series remains a prime target for illegal downloads. Last Sunday’s season five finale was no exception. Piracy remains a major concern for networks and content owners. According to Bit Torrent’s own news site, TorrentFreak, the GOT finale set a new piracy record with an estimated 1.5 million illegal downloads of the episode within eight hours of the episode’s airing. TorrentFreak forecasts this number to surpass the 10 million-download mark within the next few days, ... Read more...

  • SHOWTIME® TO LAUNCH STREAMING SERVICE IN JULY

    June 3 11:44 AM

    Apple® to Provide the First Internet Connected Device Platforms In an expected move into the expanding streaming video market, SHOWTIME announced a direct-to-consumer launch of its new stand-alone video product next month. Apple devices will provide the product’s first platform partnerships for the quickly expanding streaming space. The new product will be also be called SHOWTIME, a brand already well known to millions of consumers as the home of cutting-edge original series, major sports action and movies. The launch of the new SHOWTIME product is aligned with new season premiers of ... Read more...

  • Charter Buys Time Warner Cable for $56.7 Billion

    May 26 09:03 AM

    Following the FCC's nix of Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications renewed its long-time interest in the #2 cable operator, announcing a deal to purchase TWC for $56.7 Billion. Combined with Charter's previously announced purchased of Bright House Networks, the New Charter will serve about 23 Million U.S. households a become the #2 U.S. cable operator behind powerhouse Comcast. See the full story here: Charter Buys Time Warner Cable, Continues Acquisition Plans for Bright House Networks Read more...