T-Mobile is launching Binge On, a new feature that gives T-Mobile users access to Netflix, HBO Go, DirecTV, and Verizon’s Go90, and 20 other services. (Full list here. The pay services are still restricted to subscribers.) Best news of all: under Binge On, the streaming video services won’t eat into customers’ data plans. Meanwhile, T-Mobile has also just announced the new Simple Choice Amped plan, which doubles users’ data plans. Simple Choice Amped debuts November 15. Binge On will be available the same day to all Simple Choice Amped subscribers with data plans of 3GB or higher. For customers who don’t have Simple Choice Amped plans, but do have data plans of 3GB or higher, Binge On debuts November 19.
he Cynopsis Short Form Video Festival took place yesterday at NYC’s SVA Theatre, featuring insights from some of the smartest players in the space as well as showcasing fresh and surprising storytelling. The festival had been postponed by weather once, but Cynopsis was not planning to let a snowstorm get the better of us this […]
Ahead of his client’s 60 Minutes interview, the attorney for Stormy Daniels, the adult-film star who claims to have had an affair with Donald Trump, asked the Trump Organization to preserve records pertaining to the $130,000 payment Trump’s lawyer made to Daniels weeks before the 2016 election. The demand is part of Daniels’ civil suit […]
The Players’ Tribune is going global, announcing “the first step” in the global expansion of its digital platform with a debut in Europe, the Middle East and Africa that will offer stories that have both global reach and local sensibility. With offices in London and Barcelona, that company is entering a new venture in partnership […]
The USOC saw Team USA fans around the world pump social media numbers, with consumption on Team USA channels (those managed by the USOC) accounting for nearly 217 million impressions following more than 87 posts per day on average during the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. During the Olympic Winter Games, Team USA ranked No. […]
The Big 4 broadcast nets landed 4 of the top 5 spots in a survey asking connected consumers which network families they’d prefer in a 5-group skinny TV plan. NBCUniversal topped the list (48%), followed by Fox (41%), Disney/ABC (41%) and CBS (38%). “The value of their content is immense; top of mind for many […]