SelectTV Pioneers the Universal eMedia Guide, and Now...

In light of the FCC’s recent decision to eliminate the cable box, calls are growing for a secure universal guide to support both traditional pay-TV content and all legal web-based offerings on all devices. Yet even prior to the FCC’s action, FreeCast has been developing exactly that for close to three years now with SelectTV. […]

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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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FreeCast's Mobley Says ACA President Has It Backwards

CEO William Mobley argues that small MVPDs are struggling under the status quo and would benefit from policy changes. William Mobley, founder of FreeCast and one of the pioneers of streaming video, has responded strongly to recent remarks by American Cable Association president Matt Polka that the FCC’s set top box proposal would devastate small […]

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FreeCast CEO: Cable’s ‘Not Cool’ Anymore

FreeCast CEO William “Bill” Mobley looks around at the current state of the pay TV industry, and, well, he isn’t impressed. “Cable’s not ‘cool’ anymore,” he told the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA). “It’s stuck in the past, it’s already too expensive and the price keeps going up. And the customer service is awful.” […]

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FCC Regulation Move Predicted By Freecast CEO

The FCC is taking a closer look at cable providers’ billing practices, just as Bill Mobley predicted they would. Less than two weeks ago, FreeCast CEO William Mobley warned that political pressures resulting from the coming presidential campaign season could result in even more regulatory scrutiny for the perennially unpopular pay-TV providers. Specifically, he noted […]

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The Evolution of OTT

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS by Bill Mobley Over-the-top video has come a long way. I know, because I’ve been in the business from the start. As the founder of MegaMedia Networks, my company pioneered the no-download on-page web video, delivering over 800,000 point to point streams a day, almost a decade before YouTube or Netflix would do […]

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