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Breaking News! » Press Release: May 30th 2019

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The new Apple TV app available in over 100 countries

With the iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 software update, customers around the world can now subscribe to Apple TV channels within the Apple TV app. In the US, Apple TV channels include services such as HBO, Starz, Showtime, Smithsonian Channel, EPIX, Tastemade and new services like MTV Hits, with more to be added over time around the world. – Robert Briel, Broadband TV News » http://bit.ly/2Vp721S

Netflix Introduces ‘Studio Quality Sound’ for a ‘Magical Combination’ of Sight and Sound

In an official statement, Netflix has shared that it is now using “​high-quality audio,​ which takes our sound quality to another level,” adding that it “delivers audio that sounds closer to what creators hear in the studio, so every little detail is captured for a richer, more intense experience.” For subscribers who have “bandwidth or device limitations,” Netflix has made the feature adaptive to “deliver the best possible audio to match your capabilities,” similar to what the company already does for video. – Kate Erbland, IndieWire » http://bit.ly/2IT0XJu

As Apple Moves Into Streaming, Netflix Kills Support for AirPlay

As Cult of Mac noted, Netflix streaming via AirPlay—namely, using the feature to stream video from the iOS app to an Apple TV—has been supported since 2013, and there doesn’t appear to have been any major revisions to AirPlay that would in and of themselves break Netflix compatibility. Thus there is some suspicion that Netflix is retaliating against Apple, which is launching a streaming service that includes deals with many major competitors, not including Netflix. Cult of Mac noted that iPhone and iPad users can still use workarounds, including sending video to a Chromecast or TV supporting Netflix 2nd Screen, or just connecting their devices directly to a screen with an HDMI cable via an adapter. – Tom McKay, Gizmodo » http://bit.ly/2uQDKi0

Hulu Unveils New Pause Ad Experience – Hulu Press Release

Press Release: With Hulu’s new pause ads, advertisers no longer need to interrupt the storytelling experience to get their message in front of the viewer. The pause ad takes advantage of the natural behavior exhibited in streaming TV viewing today. It is non-disruptive and viewer-initiated, and appears when a viewer pauses the content they’re watching… – Jeremy Helfand, Hulu » https://hulu.tv/2TnaPwE
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