In a move that could stem the tide of cord-cutting while also broadening Hulu’s subscriber base, the streaming video service is reportedly in talks with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and others to bring Hulu to cable customers through their set-top boxes.
If you think you're seeing more video ads, you're right: In the past year, there has been a huge increase in the number of video ads displayed on web pages. According to comScore, in December 2011, only 14 percent of videos had ads attached to them, but in December 2012, that portion was 23 percent.
TPG Capital has signed a nondisclosure agreement with Yahoo, becoming one of the first private equity firms to begin formal due diligence on the Internet company as it weighs a sale of some or all of itself.
Online video site Hulu is hoping to attract the rapidly growing Latino audience by offering telenovelas and other shows from Univision, Estrella TV and Azteca America.Hoping to attract a rapidly growing U.S.
US online video service Hulu.com has begun streaming movies and television shows in Japan in its first expansion outside the United States.Hulu, a joint venture between The Walt Disney Co., NBC Universal, News Corp. and Providence Equity Partners, a private equity firm, said the popular video service will cost Japanese subscribers 1,480 yen ($19) a month.Unlike in the United States, where Hulu provides both free and premium services, the offering in Japan is subscription-only.
Online video provider Hulu will keep its free site and give premium subscribers access to hundreds of additional programs.
Hulu, the 2 1/2-year-old video website controlled by three major media companies, made a bet Tuesday on the future of television by introducing a paid service that would provide viewers with hundreds of additional episodes for $9.99 a month.