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Cablecos have taken steps through its video-on-demand (VoD) systems to drive binge viewing of TV shows by their customers, but face challenges from OTT rivals. Netflix, which releases a full season of House of Cards at once, revealed that about half the users it studied watched an entire season in one week.

Read more: Can Cablecos, Netflix Take Binge Viewing to the Next Level?

Faced with the daunting challenge of delivering live streaming sports and other coveted content to a growing sea of wired and wireless devices, Verizon has chosen to acquire CDN EdgeCast Networks for over $350 million as the one-time telco throws its video efforts into high gear.

Read more: It’s Full Stream Ahead for Verizon’s Video Efforts with EdgeCast Addition

With holiday shopping in full swing, it's time to identify the buys and some busts in the content and consumer electronics fields. And with electronics far outselling clothing (unless you are dressing your smartphone) keep your eyes on the real prize.

Read more: A Holiday Gifts and Gags List for Video and CE Devices

The future of movie and TV viewing is much closer than it appears as both the top OTT service provider – Netflix – and the top cable media conglomerate – Comcast – are moving toward alternatives to the outdated see-it-in cinemas-first (or DVD later) approach to distribution.

Read more: Comcast & Netflix: Smashing the Theater-to-TV Window to Pieces?

In a landmark departure from its rental-only movie approach, Comcast Corp. has begun selling flicks to customers in the greater Boston market through set-top boxes weeks before they are available for purchase on DVD – and afterward.

Read more: FIRST REPORTED: Comcast Begins Selling Movies through Set-Top Boxes

With the year-end holiday shopping season fast approaching, forward-thinking retailers will be sporting an array of powerful video-driven systems to demonstrate product use, direct consumers to special buys and monitor the gridlock that can be in-store shopping.

Retail and other verticals have found they need more brains and brawn than systems limited to pitching products, curbing shoplifting and maintaining security in and around the stores.