Dove Channel Looks to Growth

Cinedigm’s Dove Channel, looking to grow its “family friendly” streaming service, has enlisted Rakuten Marketing to create a national affiliate program targeting mommy and faith-based outlets.   An affiliate program works by running ads that link to an advertiser’s site (in this case, Dove Channel) over a network of targeted online publications. Dove Channel, which launched … Read more

UltraFlix Expands 4K HD to Roku 2 and 3

  NanoTech Entertainment’s UltraFlix service is now is now offering its 4K HD roster of movies, documentaries, TV shows, concerts and sports to Roku 2 and Roku 3 owners. UltraFlix says it has 600 hours of on demand content, plus another 100 hours of free content, but no names of titles in its library are … Read more

AT&T Hopes Connecting Its DirecTV Service to Cars Will Drive Video Consumption

The Washington Post’s Brian Fung reports AT&T plans to offer to wireless customers its pay-tv service, DirecTV, directly in their cars. Although AT&T hasn’t given a service launch timeline, Fung writes about the additional revenue-generating potential of providing data-hogging video to vehicles that are connected to its cellular network. Chris Penrose, senior vice president of … Read more

YouTube Celebs Parlay With Pope

Over the weekend, 11 international YouTube celebrities met with Pope Francis in the Vatican “ to discuss promoting understanding and empathy,” according to a blog post by YouTube’s head of policy Juniper Downs. The two U.S. representatives were Dulce Candy, a Mexican immigrant and Iraqi War veteran whose YouTube channel focusing on “beauty, fashion and … Read more