Babelgum's Contrarian Approach to Web TV

The Ireland-based startup favors independent films over studio fare and ads over subscriptions. Will the formula work?

Take a look at how the Internet TV market is developing and you can bet that Babelgum, a free, global Internet TV and video-on-demand service, will be taking the opposite approach. While competitors such as Joost concentrate on U.S. and European markets, Babelgum is looking east, with plans to add Chinese-language original content in the first quarter of next year.

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