Video on Demand
Sky to create kids app and appoint head of content
Sky will launch a dedicated children’s app and appoint a head of kids content, following the recent expansion of the kids’ shows available in...News
Technicolor paves the way for next-gen TV with HDR and SDR compatibility solution
Technicolor has announced the availability of its new High Dynamic Range (HDR) single-layer solution for testing by key ecosystem partners.News
Transavia pilots Piksel Voyage for in-flight entertainment
European airline Transavia has chosen Piksel Voyage to power its new in-flight entertainment service, allowing travellers to access content through their own devices.
Lebara launches multi-ethnic content service Lebara Play
Lebara is aiming to bridge the content gap with the launch of a new ‘entertainment service for migrants’.News
Vimond kicks off collaboration with Nordisk Film across all Nordic markets
As part of the multi-region, multi-year frame agreement, Vimond will provide an end-to-end managed cloud OTT TV and video streaming service for Nordisk Film...News
Why is digital critical to sales success at MIPCOM?
A great idea can make or break a successful TV programme. For producers and distributors that stumble on a workable product, the rewards of...
Germany experiencing convergence of broadcast media sectors
Huge growth in use of internet-delivered catch-up services driving change, says DLA Piper
ABOX42 provides smart IPTV set-top box platform for German cable operators
Deutsche Netzmarketing and German provider of advanced set-top box solutions, ABOX42 have agreed on a partnership agreement for Germany for delivery of advanced IPTV...
Vonetize and Hisense launch global channels on smart TVs
MoffettNathanson revealed recently that during Q1 of 2015, the pay-TV industry lost an estimated net total of 86,000 subscribers ��� marking the first time...News
Tesco and Wuaki.tv bring film and TV content to hudl
Video on-demand streaming service Wuaki.tv will be pre-installed on all Tesco hudl2 tablets. The supermarket’s own-brand model is currently the second best-selling tablet on...News
TVT to provide VoD BBC World News content to Hulu Japan
Independent media services provider and post house TVT will provide BBC World News VoD content to Hulu Japan, which currently offers users more than...News
ContentWise outlines the future of personalisation for TV and video
‘Preference is just the Beginning: Video Recommendations in the Age of Mobility’ the latest paper from nScreenMedia, commissioned by ContentWise, highlights the key factors...News
BBC Worldwide selects EBS system for VoD and DTO platforms
BBC Worldwide has expanded its contract with EBS to include non-linear EPG data services.News
Wuaki.tv and Icon Film Distribution unite to bring indies to film fans
Video on-demand streaming service Wuaki.tv has signed a new deal with Icon Film Distribution to increase its focus on independent movies.News
Saffron Digital partners with Nowtilus for TV Everywhere
Saffron Digital has joined up with Nowtilus, a content workflow platform provider, to add live streaming to its OTT platform MainStage.News
Three quarters of OTT consumers quick to abandon poor service
Conviva has released the findings of its inaugural report, which found that poor experience issues prompt nearly three-quarters of all OTT video viewers to...News
Made Television chooses Piksel to liberate local content with VoD
The UK’s largest local TV broadcaster, Made Television, is launching its first ever Video on Demand catch-up service, OnView, with the help of Piksel.News
PayWizard extends global footprint with APAC launch
UK-based Paywizard is expanding its global footprint by launching in the Asia Pacific market.Business
Deutsche Telekom chooses Vubiquity for VoD content
The Deutsche Telekom Business Development and Innovation unit (BDI) and content services provider Vubiquity have partnered to enable a solution for operators and service...News
The power of the cloud: Helping to streamline the business of content monetisation
As the TV industry moves towards a more software based operating environment, more and more companies are turning to the cloud. And with benefits...
Broadcast in the cloud: Keeping up with video streaming
The broadcast world has been a late convert to cloud computing, but the benefits are especially timely for an industry that embraces the concept...
The Pirate Bay has returned, but will it stay the course?
The Pirate Bay has sailed back into our virtual world, just two months after it was seemingly sunk by the Swedish police, and taken...News
Pac-12 Networks picks Elemental for live streaming
Pac-12 Networks has partnered with Elemental Technologies to provide simulcast streaming to its Pac-12 Now TV Everywhere service as well as the video processing...News
Quickplay and Comigo promise enhanced viewing experience
Quickplay and Comigo have announced an integrated solution that allows pay TV operators to deliver personalised viewing with advanced social capabilities and interactive apps...
Netflix begins block on users who bypass regional rules
Netflix is reportedly aiming to tackle users who have been using VPNs (virtual private networks) to watch TV shows which are not licensed for...