Firstlight Media, Microsoft Azure to power new streaming venture Struum
New platform aims to help viewers find OTT content, and will launch in the spring.
Gracenote launches sports-driven widgets for Smart TVs
New widgets covers the English Premier League, Germany’s Bundesliga, Ligue 1 in France, Serie A in Italy and Spain’s La Liga.
How to optimise bandwidth efficiency and improve QoE in the Covid-era
As England and Scotland return to lockdown, Xavier Leclercq, VP of Business Development at Broadpeak looks at key technologies that can help meet the...
New Year, New Trends: How Covid will reshape digital content for years to come
Matt Cuson, VP of marketing and products at Minerva Networks takes a look at the impact of Covid and other industry anomalies on digital...
Discovery, Vodafone partner on Europe roll-out of new streamer
New streamer officially launches worldwide today following its roll-out in the UK at the end of 2020.
This is the way: The Mandalorian is most pirated TV show of 2020
2020 saw a number of new series enter the top 10 list.
Sceenic, ScreenHits partner on live video Watch Together feature
The feature is available on content across a number of different streaming services, it just has to be watched via the ScreenHits TV app.
Sky, Vodafone test live Bundesliga coverage over 5G
Fans will be able to watch the match in 9:16 ratio via their smartphones.
Disney Plus smashes targets again, aims for 260 million subs by 2024
Disney CEO Bob Chapek said the huge popularity of Disney Plus has exceeded the company’s “wildest expectations.”
70,000 hours of content and we still can’t find anything to watch
Ampere Analysis warns the golden age of cheap content for SVoD companies is ending.
LiveU assists Sky Deutschland’s first 5G multi-cam sports broadcast
Handball match was produced using several smartphones equipped with LiveU’s software for real-time encoding and upstreaming to cover multiple camera angles.
BBC sets out new TV structure to drive iPlayer growth
"BBC iPlayer will be at the very heart of our offer, but our channels are what set us apart and will continue to be...
HBO Max will launch in Europe in second half of 2021
Streamer's global boss says he expects HBO Max to be "very active" in Europe by the end of 2021.
Analyst: Discovery Plus ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity to leverage Olympics to drive subscriptions’
TVBEurope talks to analyst Paolo Pescatore about Discovery's entrance into the crowded global streaming market.
Report: Sports rights holders view D2C as ‘essential part’ of future distribution strategy
MediaKind's new report includes analysis from the likes of the ATP Tour, ECB, Formula One, Manchester United, the four major US sports leagues (MLB,...
Exfo launches ‘industry first’ OTT video monitoring solution
Solution enables service providers to pinpoint whether problems like freezing, buffering or lagging come from their network, the video platform, the user’s device, or...
Discovery’s new streaming service to launch globally on January 4th
Discovery Plus will debut in 25 key markets in 2021, including the Nordics, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
Rohde & Schwarz’s enhanced 5G BSCC 2.0: “Agility meets innovation”
Rohde & Schwarz's Aziz Taga talks exclusively to TVBEurope about the new Broadcast Server & Control Centre (BSCC2.0), which supports TSoIP, DASH, HLS, and...
Germany’s Bundesliga ‘planning international streaming service’
The DFL is said to be looking to launch a new OTT offering in the Middle East.
Simplestream helps Sony’s POP Player burst onto Freeview Play
Younger viewers will be able to watch POP, Tiny Pop and POP Max shows on-demand.
Channel 4 to prioritise digital growth over linear ratings
Broadcaster wants to double its audience for All 4 by 2025.
How content providers can generate success with OTT
TVSquared's Marlene Grimm explains how media owners can help advertisers find the optimal combination of linear and OTT.
BT Sport’s Match Day Experience aims to turn viewers into pundits
TVBEurope finds out more about the augmented reality being employed in BT Sport's Match Day Experience feature.