The media community has been buzzing with the news that Disney plans to launch its own digital subscription channel for movies and series content. Its current license deal with Netflix expires at the end of 2018, after which new Disney and Pixar titles will move to the new channel. Disney will also be launching a

FCC Chair Tom Wheeler has announced his resignation effective upon Donald Trump’s inauguration. The President-elect has not yet announced his choice to replace Wheeler, but it’s a safe bet that the new Republican majority on the Commission will encourage a more freewheeling regulatory climate.

This blog has followed closely Wheeler’s efforts to force cable operators

Michael Sippel, Senior Manager at Green Hasson Janks, writes:

EST, VOD, SVOD, FVOD, and ADSS… What do they mean, and why do we care? The ascent of new media markets – with the simultaneous decline of the hard goods home video industry – is evidence of a diversifying brave new media world. Understanding