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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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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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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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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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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FreeCast shows Select TV box at CES

FreeCast has unveiled at CES its own set-top box for delivering its OTT video service. The box is due to hit big box retailers early this year. FreeCast’s Select TV service will offer over 350,000 TV episodes, 200,000 movies, 1,000 web channels, local OTA channels from the major networks, a full calendar of live events […]

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CES 2016: News Briefs II

Here’s another snapshot of what else is making news at this week’s tech-fest in Las Vegas. Follow our continuing CES coverage at our CES news site.   –FreeCast is using CES to springboard its new Select TV Box (pictured), a broadband-connected video aggregation platform that, the company claims, will offer access to more than 350,000 […]

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