FreeCast Rolls out New Universal SmartGuide Interface

A streamlined UI brings a host of improvements and new features, making cord-cutting easier for everyone. FreeCast is announcing today that they’ve nearly completed the months-long rollout of their new universal “SmartGuide” UI to users of the company’s flagship SelectTV service, and white label partners. The overhauled interface is designed to allow subscribers to get […]

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SelectTV’s New Interface Gives Cord Cutters Something To...

Study after study shows that a good percentage of American TV viewers feel they are paying too much for their service and would love to cut the cord. But that desire ends the second they actually investigate what’s involved and what they’re left with. For anyone who’s not content with just a Netflix subscription, the […]

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Get Unlimited Access To Thousands Of Shows And...

SelectTV delivers thousands of TV shows, movies, radio stations, and more from over 150 countries.Access thousands of curated channels with the latest episodes from top international networks, and even view concerts, sports games, and other live events directly from SelectTV’s browser interface. With your subscription, you can access more than 300,000 TV episodes, 200,000 movies, […]

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In Set Top Box Fight… Maybe Everybody Wins?

As its fate is debated within the halls of power by multi-billion dollar corporations, it’s easy to forget that the cable set top box is just a device. It’s salient only because that clunky box near your TV has become emblematic of its function, which is an essential one: the management of media content. This […]

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Wanted: Cable for the Web

The media industry is facing a dilemma unlike anything it’s ever seen before. The business model upon which cable TV is built is dying, under siege from web-delivered alternatives. But paradoxically, that same business model is also the future of web-video and the media industry itself. How can it be both on the way out […]

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INTX: FreeCast’s Universal Interface is the Secret Sauce...

The company promises a single UI that puts all content on all devices; exactly what consumers want and the industry needs. As INTX continues in Boston, and the FCC proceeds with efforts to unlock the cable set top box, FreeCast has joined the Consumer Video Choice Coalition to advocate for a more competitive and innovative […]

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As Visual Media Is In Flux, The Originator...

As the cable networks scramble to keep their money and the streaming world seeks new growth, a veteran of the industry gets back into the game to great success I’m not going to lie. I’d pay ridiculous amounts of money to not go to the cinema at all, and I’d probably pay more to see […]

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The iTV Doctor is In: FreeCast Launches Select...

Dear Readers: This is a terrific time to be in the TV business, isn’t it? We’re growing, consolidating, innovating and finding new ways to serve the viewers every single day. But first, a bit of shameless self-promotion: if you are at INTX, you might stop by “Imagine Park” at noon on Tuesday 5/17; the topic […]

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FreeCast debuts Select TV white-label streaming

FreeCast’s Rabbit TV Plus has launched Select TV, a multiscreen streaming service. FreeCast is making the service’s operating platform available to license, co-brand or white label, so that “virtually any company can offer a compelling entertainment package that monetises current trends towards over-the-top (OTT) video, rather than suffering from them,” it said. The company added […]

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Taking Broadcast Over-the-Top

Putting broadcast TV channels directly onto the Internet may have been a non-starter in the Supreme Court, but a lot of entrepreneurs plus a few big media companies still think it’s a good idea—and it can be done—legally. Nearly two years after the United States Supreme Court dashed Aereo’s concept for retransmission-without-payments, at least a […]

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