Wall Street Journal

Report: Hulu plans cable-style OTT service

Hulu is reportedly developing a cable TV-style subscription service that will allow users to watch television channels over the web. According to a Wall Street Journal report, the US streaming service aims to launch the new offering in the first quarter of 2017, broadening its business model from purely on-demand online content. Customers will not […]

Yahoo! to take on Netflix with fresh online content push

Yahoo! is reportedly planning to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon by acquiring original, high-end, “TV-calibre” video content. According to a Wall Street Journal report, which cites people briefed on the plans, Yahoo! is close to ordering four web series – 10-episode, half hour comedies, with per-episode budgets ranging from US$700,000 to a […]

Amazon denies free streaming service report

Amazon has denied a Wall Street Journal report, claiming it is looking to launch an advertising-supported TV and music video streaming service.  In a statement to the paper, Amazon said “we’re often experimenting with new things, but we have no plans to offer a free streaming media service.” The WSJ reported that the proposed service […]