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NBCUniversal to launch livestream shopping, following Big Tech’s lead

NBCUniversal is making its livestream shopping debut with a show on Instagram and other platforms during the holiday season, allowing viewers to buy clothing, home decor and other ...

Comcast

Comcast, Walmart team up to sell smart TVs with the media firm’s software

Comcast Corp has launched smart TVs that run on its operating system and will be sold in the US at Walmart Inc stores and in the coming weeks at the retailer’s website, the m...

Comcast

Comcast says ad rates for fall TV up double-digit percentage from last year

Comcast has said advertising rates and the volume of ad inventory it sold for the fall television season rose by double-digit percentages from the same period last year, as the par...

Streaming Wars: US SVOD data

Streaming Wars: SVOD market share in Q2 2021

The subscription video on demand (SVOD) market has experienced massive growth over the course of the past 18 months, with the COVID-19 global pandemic, along with discounted offers...

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Amazon to offer Universal films after they play on Peacock

Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Video will offer new live-action movies from Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures four months after their streaming debut on Comcast’s Peacock...

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Universal movies to move to Peacock streaming service on quicker timeline

Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures will send new movies exclusively to the company’s Peacock streaming service no later than four months after they debut in theatres, th...

Platform News: Disney+ streaming service

How much did Marvel heroes help lift Disney+?

With Walt Disney Co theme park operations limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, investors watching the company report earnings on Thursday are expected to zero in on its fast gr...

Platform News: Streaming services, including Netflix

Netflix subscriber growth starts to slow after pandemic boom

Netflix Inc said slower production of TV shows and movies during the pandemic hurt subscriber growth in the first quarter, sending shares of the world’s largest streaming ser...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Comcast bets on ads with launch of Peacock streaming service

NBCUniversal will enter a crowded streaming market later today when it launches its new Peacock streaming service in the United States. The service is offering some 20,000 hours of...