Online viewing closes in on TV; Netflix improves Windows phone support

More online video news bytes from around the World Wide Web...

> People are starting to spend nearly as much time watching video online as they are watching television, according to a report from the Temkin Group. Story

> Netflix has released an update for its Windows Phone 8 app that offers full-screen support for 720p playback. Story

> Those looking to get an Apple TV better have deep pockets, since the device could come with a $2,500 price tag. Story

> AOL is partnering to put video content from the Publishing Group of America (PGOA) onto the AOL On Network. Press release

> Firms are lining up for a huge customer base--800 million mobile connections--for online TV services in India. Story

> Rovi used NAB2013 in Las Vegas to unveil an end-to-end high-quality multiscreen video solution. Story

Telecom News

> TDS Telecom has begun building two more of its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) broadband stimulus projects in Kentucky and Mississippi, bringing broadband services to nearly 1,200 users. Read the full article here

And finally… since you have to have money to buy a broadband-connected device and broadband service, it makes sense that luxury brands like Prada and Kering are turning to online video to market their services. Story