Turning up the DIAL on OTT

The launch of DIAL could represent a major step toward turning second-screen mobile devices into a primary means of discovering and accessing content for the first screen. That has the potential to be far more disruptive to traditional linear TV platforms than are mere over-the-top channels because it promises to deliver a qualitatively different viewing experience in a user interface not modeled on or controlled by any of the traditional gatekeepers.…

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Showdown on the second screen

Viewers increasingly chat in real time about what they’re watching using second-screen devices and social-TV apps. So naturally those second screens are becoming contested ground as more marketers plant their flags.…

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How Epix is investing in its future

Epix once had an edge over other cable networks, with a streaming offering to go along with its linear cable feed. But now that everyone's on the TV Everywhere bandwagon, Epix continues to innovate, adding original programming and making videos available on a number of devices.…

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