HBO and Showtime networks charged $100 a pop to see the history-making fight, but netizens used technology -- specifically Twitter's Periscope tool for live broadcasting -- to watch the match for free.
As it celebrates its first birthday, YouTube Live starts rolling out pay-per-view streaming. But not everywhere just yet.
Professional content producers rejoice: Google plans to sell YouTube videos with micropayments and subscription services, CEO Eric Schmidt said Thursday.
It's not just a dirty rumor. A company executive says Real is expanding its tiers of service, possibly including "even an adult tier." Will there be a smut subscription?
Video-on-demand provider Kanakaris is striving to transform the way people watch movies--but can it differentiate itself from the competition?
Online video-on-demand service CinemaNow says it has launched a pay-per-view service of selected feature films in a downloadable format. Among the films are "Romance," "The Snow Queen" and "Heaven's Burning." The Marina Del Rey, Calif.-based company said the films will be offered on a pay-per-download basis for either $1.99 or $2.99 each, giving people unlimited access for two days. Prior to the launch, the company only provided streamed content. CinemaNow is majority-owned by Lions Gate Entertainment with investors that include Microsoft and Blockbuster. In August, CinemaNow relaunched its Web site with a custom version of Microsoft's Windows Media Player.
The $35 Chromecast seemed like the perfect alternative to expensive hotel pay-per-view. Unfortunately, the hotel's Wi-Fi didn't cooperate.
DirecTV's voice search feature lets you speak to your phone to search through TV listings, pay-per-view, and on-demand content using natural language.
AllAdvantage.com pays users to view ads online. And it pays users to get other users to view ads online.
Warner Bros, Disney and more have signed on with the streaming service for pay-per-view offerings.