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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FreeCast’s Private Label OTT Platform to Power Major...

The long-awaited media platform will soon be available via the web and all devices. While FreeCast’s Rabbit TV Plus has firmly put the company on the map, Select TV has for months now perhaps been the company’s most anticipated product. Boasting even more content and features than ever before, Select TV creates the ultimate television […]

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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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FreeCast Nominated for Best Video Service at 2016...

The aggregated interactive media guide finds itself among four finalists to be awarded on March 16th at the Connected TV World Summit in London FreeCast’s online media guide has already been recognized by consumers, having sold over 4 million subscriptions since launching as Rabbit TV in 2013. After several big updates to the service, the […]

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In FCC Set Top Decision, Some Companies See...

New Set Top Box Rules will Change Television Forever Convenience is key. Everyone wants everything to be simpler in all facets of life and one of the things we spend the most time with is digital entertainment. CBS, ESPN, and HBO are now joined by Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu among channels with millions of views […]

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FCC Set Top Box Decision Puts FreeCast on...

The web-TV leader’s heavy investment in media SaaS IP and state-of-the-art set top box hardware leaves them ready and waiting for this moment. With the FCC’s decision to unlock the lucrative set top box market, a tidal wave of innovation and competition is expected in that space. But as the tech giants head to the […]

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NATPE 2016: TV Shows and Movies Passed Up...

Popular content that could never be profitable on network television can now be monetized online at low cost. The media industry is firing on all cylinders, with great content on the air each night, and high quality originals being produced by newcomers like Netflix and Amazon. Even outside of the big networks and studios, compelling […]

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Top 5 products for cord cutters at CES

If CES 2016 is any indication, the future is only looking brighter for cord cutters. While 2015 brought loads of new streaming options for those looking to ditch cable, sorting through all the options and finding content became quite the difficult task. Look for that to change in 2016. The top cord-cutting products at CES […]

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CES '16: FreeCast Launches SelectTV Set-Top Box

The company that brought you the Rabbit TV aggregation service now offers that service—and more, including a fully functioning PC—in a set-top box due to ship in April. FreeCast, the company behind the Rabbit TVvideo aggregation service, hopes to compete with Roku and Apple TV with its new set-top box, dubbed SelectTV. It introduced the […]

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