Vid-Biz: Time Warner, Funding, Turner


Time Warner Cable CEO on Internet Video; Britt says networks shouldn’t expect his company to pay higher fees if they’re going to put content online for free at the same time. (The Wall Street Journal)

Funding Roundup; Tremor Media raises undisclosed sum from European Founders Fund; Zannel channels $10 million from lead investor Alloy Ventures and others. (Tremor: paidContent; Zannel: (VentureBeat)

Turner Creates its Own Ad Network; company will package together ad inventory from 19 different sites, including, and, and abandon third party ad networks. (AdWeek)

CBS Webcasting Fight Night; network to stream full episodes of its controversial EliteXC Saturday Night Fights (sponsored by Burger King). (Silicon Alley Insider)

ITunes UK to Start Selling Movies; no launch date or studio partners given. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Study: Advertisers Should Look at VOD; IAG research found viewers were 68 percent more likely to remember a spot in a VOD environment than during linear TV. (MediaWeek)

CDNetworks Starts Free Program for Nonprofits; CDN provides free delivery of up to 1 terabyte of traffic per month to nonprofits focused on preventing harmful Internet activities. (release)

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