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Netflix slightly reduces video quality in Philippines to lessen load on networks

Mar 25, 2020 - 6:47 PM

Users will still get the resolution they paid for but may see a slight decrease in video quality

NETFLIX. The Netflix logo is pictured on September 15, 2014 in Paris. Photo by Stephane De Sakutin/AFP

Netflix launches P149 mobile-only plan

Mar 12, 2020 - 12:47 PM

Netflix launches its cheapest plan, for viewing exclusively on smartphones and tablets

More video platforms beyond YouTube now covered by Smart data packages

Nov 08, 2018 - 3:34 PM

In addition to YouTube and iFlix, Smart data subscribers will get video allocation for Cignal Play and NBA League Pass

Amazon Prime Video to be part of Globe's on-demand offerings

Aug 29, 2018 - 4:25 PM

The world's second-largest video-on-demand platform comes to Globe

Disney launches own streaming app in PH, costs P149 monthly on Globe

May 25, 2018 - 8:48 PM

Non-Globe subscribers will pay a higher subscription rate of P399 monthly

DISNEYLIFE. DisneyLife will host more than  350 Disney movies, 5000 episodes, and over 6,000 music tracks at launch. Screenshot from DisneyLife website

Globe seeks new revenues from eSports

Apr 19, 2018 - 6:35 PM

With the launch of Globe Gaming, the telco looks to repeat its strategy of building new revenue streams around specific content, similar to what it has done with music, videos, and live events

Globe launches Globe Gaming on April 19. Photo by Chris Schnabel

Rappler Game Night: 'Super Mario Odyssey'

Dec 14, 2017 - 7:52 PM

We return to the land of goombas and koopas in the latest adventure of gaming's favorite plumber

SKY launches P1,899/25Mbps fiber broadband plan with video-on-demand

Oct 19, 2017 - 8:08 PM

Also on offer are 10Mbps, 50Mbps, and 100Mbps plans

Apple's deep pockets could take on Hollywood, Netflix

Aug 18, 2017 - 6:33 PM

While Apple has not revealed any plans publicly a report that the iPhone maker could spend a billion dollars on its own shows suggests more disruption for a sector seeing rapid changes

APPLE AND STREAMING? This file photo taken on June 13, 2016 shows the Apple logo displayed on a screen at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference presentation at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California.  File photo by Gabrielle Lurie/AFP

Netflix shares jump as subscriptions top 100 million

Jul 18, 2017 - 5:02 PM

Most of the subscriber growth comes from outside the US where Netflix has invested heavily in establishing itself as a global television service

NETFLIX. The Netflix logo. Image from the Netflix website

Netflix poised for elusive China breakthrough

Apr 28, 2017 - 2:36 PM

Netflix which has 98 million subscribers in 190 countries enters the last major market where it is absent

Microsoft buys interactive game streaming startup Beam

Aug 12, 2016 - 4:04 PM

Microsoft did not disclose financial terms of the deal to buy Seattle based Beam which puts an interactive spin on the hot trend of video games being spectator sports

As streaming booms, audio overtakes video in US

Jul 06, 2016 - 9:15 AM

Analytical firm BuzzAngle Music says there were 114 billion audio streams compared with 95 billion video streams in the first 6 months of 2016

LIVE BLOG: Philippines vs Vietnam women's volleyball - SEA Games 2015

Jun 13, 2015 - 3:15 AM

Watch the Philippines play Vietnam in a must win game against in the Southeast Asian Games and follow along with our live blog

Yahoo buys video streaming startup RayV

Jul 12, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Yahoo has been shedding its online search engine past in favor of a future as a venue for premier digital content and services particularly aimed at smartphones and tablet computers

NOW STREAMING. Yahoo is focusing on ramping up its offerings for streaming video live or on demand. Image from Shutterstock

YouTube names slow Internet providers for laggy videos

Jul 07, 2014 - 3:28 PM

Google s video quality report is a new website showing off the general video playback quality for certain ISPs in the US Canada Australia and New Zealand

YOUTUBE AND YOUR ISP. YouTube says part of the job of carrying video lies in your ISP, and a bad ISP can result in laggy videos. Screen shot from Google Video Quality Report.

Bittorrent Live's streaming tech in beta

Mar 13, 2013 - 3:32 PM

BitTorrent hopes to democratize livestreaming technology with its new development

BITTORRENT LIVE. New livestreaming technology BitTorrent Live is now on beta. Screen shot from BitTorrent Live website.