Big OTT Question: Whether To Build Or Buy

Panelists from a range of news organizations explain how they decided if they should build or buy the technology necessary to launch their streaming services.


CNNgo To Add Free Original Programming

CNN three years ago launched CNNgo as a digital-streaming extension to its core TV service — available only to pay TV subscribers. Now the Turner-owned news cabler is shfiting gears to expand CNNgo’s reach to “cord-nevers” with longer-form original productions that are free to anyone, whether or not they have a cable or satellite TV subscription.


The CNN App That Will Change TV

I have seen the future of TV, and it is CNNgo. If the mere mention of a digital extension to a network triggers reflexive skepticism, that’s understandable; all they really do is just mimic linear channels or on-demand libraries. But CNNgo, currently available at no extra charge to participating pay TV providers, is a rare example of actual innovation. I sampled it during a 10-day free trial that that left me craving more when it ended last week.

Cable News Is Evolving With TV Everywhere

CNNgo is the network’s attempt to break the linear model for broadcast television.