We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-10 of 26

Univision launches bilingual digital network service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2012

Spanish language broadcaster Univision extended its reach to smart phone users on Monday with the debut of UVideos, a new digital network service that will provide more than 1,500 hours of long-form programming and 200 short video clips free of charge to users through a downloadable mobile application

Dyle mobile TV service debuts on MetroPCS network

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2012

MetroPCS, the nation’s fifth largest wireless carrier, launched live mobile digital television services earlier this month with the introduction of the first smart phone in the U.S. to receive local broadcasts in conjunction with the Dyle TV initiative

Court dismisses Hulu challenge against VPAA class action suit

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2012

Hulu was dealt a legal defeat last week by a U.S. district court, which rejected the online video streaming provider’s motion for dismissal of a class action lawsuit that accuses Hulu of violations of the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act (VPAA

FCC spotlights online video distributors in MVPD market report

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2012

In its latest report to Congress on the state of the U.S. multichannel video program distribution (MVPD) sector, the FCC examined the impact of online video distributors (OVDs) for the first time

Senate committee members, industry representatives discuss impact of online video on consumer prices, content choice

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2012

The “disruption” caused by online video in the multichannel video program distribution (MVPD) market was debated at a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee, where lawmakers voiced hopes about the potential of online video to drive down MVPD subscriber prices and provide consumers with greater flexibility and choice with respect to content

Facebook to pay $1 billion for Instagram mobile photo app

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

Signaling the importance of mobile smart phone applications among key players in the Internet world, online social networking giant Facebook agreed on Monday to purchase Instagram, a popular mobile photo sharing service, for $1 billion in cash and stock

Wal-Mart, film studios launch cloud-based movie service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2012

Several major Hollywood film studios joined forces this week with Wal-Mart, the nation’s leading retailer, in an initiative that enables consumers to convert their existing collection of DVDs for digital cloud storage and for streaming or downloading of converted films on smart phones, tablet PCs and other mobile devices

Broadcasters file suit against Aereo online video service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

The four major television networks joined with various other media groups in filing two separate lawsuits late last week that seek to block a new service that would stream broadcast television signals to customers with web-enabled devices in the New York City area

Verizon, Coinstar to team up on video delivery service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2012

The fast-growing market for online video delivery and streaming gained an important new entrant on Monday with the establishment of a joint venture between Verizon Communications and Coinstar, Inc. that is expected to put competitive pressure on services such as Netflix and Hulu

Program carriage rule changes debated by MVPDs, media interest groups

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

In reply comments filed with the FCC, multichannel video program distributors (MVPDs) clashed with media advocacy groups on proposed changes to the FCC’s program carriage rules that one party suggested should include the extension of the agency’s program carriage regime to online video distributors (OVDs