Video on Demand
“Window is closing” to launch a British Netflix warns ITV’s McCall
ITV CEO says UK broadcasters have little time left to act to turn the tide of the big US streamers
Paramount Network tasks Red Bee Media with key services
Red Bee will provide media management, transmission, VoD and access services
BBC, ITV, Channel 4 ‘in early talks to launch British streaming service’
NBC Universal also said to considering joining venture
Simplestream, Little Dot Studios partner on VoD service
Developed with Simplestream's VoD-in-a-box platform
Channel 4 says ads on YouTube, Facebook have less impact than TV VoD
Channel 4 has released details of its own research into the cost and impact of advertising on social video compared to TV VoD. The...
On-demand broadcasters legally required to include subtitles
The government passed the amendment as part of the Digital Economy Bill
AfricaXP selects Babeleye for pan-African TV services
AfricaXP has selected Babeleye, the multilingual video content metadata platform, to manage rich EPG metadata of its linear channels distributed to two of ...
Video killed the radio star, will Netflix kill the broadcaster?
Rumour has it the BBC is in early-stage talks with rivals, including ITV, about launching a Netflix-style subscription streaming service. The move comes at...
BBC Worldwide picks Vindicia payment tech for VoD Store
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has chosen Vindicia’s CashBox solution to manage ecommerce on BBC Store
Discover Digital launches OTT VoD platform with Broadpeak
Discover Digital, a South African digital entertainment company, has selected Broadpeak's video delivery solution to power its OTT transactional VoD and subscription VoD platform
Ericsson and Airtel unveil NuVu SVoD service in Nigeria
Ericsson and telecoms provider Airtel Nigeria have announced a subscription video on-demand content service, NuVu, giving subscribers in Nigeria access to around 3,000 local...
70 per cent of mobile data traffic will be from video by 2021
Almost a quarter of Europeans watch streamed on-demand content on a daily basis, 50 per cent watch such content weekly, and a third of...
Exclusive content to boost adoption of multiplay bundles in UK
Number of households taking four services from a single provider to double in 2016
Vubiquity and TV2U to bring VoD to emerging markets
Content services provider Vubiquity and TV2U Worldwide are to work together to roll out transactional video on demand (TVoD) services to some of the...
Two thirds of viewers would switch on-demand provider for subtitles
A new report by charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) into on-demand subtitling has found that more than two thirds of those who...
Welsh politics goes online and on-demand with Vualto
Vualto has built the new video microsite for the National Assembly for Wales, Senedd TV. Plenary meetings and committees are streamed live across PC,...
Arqiva keeps viewers connected with Media Excel encoders
Communications infrastructure company Arqiva, has selected Media Excel’s HERO encoders, through Garland Partners, to support its IP streaming solution
Starz Play Arabia VoD service powered by thePlatform
Comcast subsidiary thePlatform has been selected by Parsifal Entertainment Group to provide the back-end video management and publishing system for Starz Play Arabia
Digital TV Research forecasts strong growth for APAC pay-TV
Despite economic growth concerns, pay-TV subscriptions for Asia Pacific’s top 68 operators will increase by 74 per cent from a collective 376 million in...