VOD/PPV Aggregator (TV-based) – (VOD Aggregator, VOD Aggregation, Video on Demand Aggregator, pay per View Aggregator.) – Aggregators are content collectors and distributors to network operators. iN DEMAND Networks is an example. A VOD/PPV Aggregator is an entity that collects Video on Demand and/or PPV programming. They also might enhance existing programming with VOD and/or PPV. This could include packaging, encoding, asset management and/or transport to network operators. They negotiate deals with different content providers regarding market programming packages. Other responsibilities could include transporting programming to video service providers.

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Content Aggregator In terms of the Web this includes search engine portals that collect and offer video content, such as Google and Yahoo. An example is www.veoh.com.

Subscription-based Aggregator
- Fee-based membership portals for content. The content may be collected from members or from third party providers looking for an outlet. It's growing in popularity due to Internet TV/IPTV. For examples see The Internet TV & Business Index™.


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iN DEMAND Networks - In Demand is an example of a VOD aggregator. It's owned by several cable companies including Time Warner Entertainment, Comcast, Advance/Newhouse Partnership and Cox. http://www.indemand.com

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