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YouTube still top second screen site


Despite a relative drop in visit share of 8.9 per cent over the last year in the US, YouTube is still by far the video site most frequently visited from a desktop computer with a 58.77 per cent share of visits among a custom aggregate of video-rich sites, according to

YouTube on all Roku current-gen devices

Streaming platform Roku has confirmed that YouTube is available now in the Roku Channel Store for all current-generation Roku devices in the US, Canada, UK and the Republic of Ireland. Current generation players are those introduced after July 2011 and include the Roku LT, Roku 1, Roku 2, Roku 2 HD, Roku 2 XD, Roku 2XS, Roku 3, the Roku [...]

75% connected device users say video apps important

Video apps are indispensable for most connected TV device users (connected TVs, video game consoles, Blu-ray players and streaming media boxes). According to research from NPD Connected Intelligence, 75 per cent of connected TV app users say video apps are ‘extremely’ or ‘very important’. Netflix ranks on the top of the list of video and TV everywhere Network apps cited as [...]

Downton Abbey tops Roku title search


Streaming platform Roku has analysed aggregated Roku Search on-device results from last few months, with findings indicating that Roku customers agree that it’s the golden age of TV with television series dominating the top 25 searched titles. Downton Abbey takes the number one spot among most-watched TV series. The top list includes a mix of comedy, drama and kids shows [...]

zeebox reborn as Beamly


Beamly (formerly zeebox) is launching on iPhone, iPad, Android and the web with what it describes as a new brand and a vibrant, exciting new app representing the state of the art of social television. With the Beamly app, TV fans now have a single 24/7 destination where they can: Follow the shows and stars they love to get personalised [...]

Aereo readies for Chromecast


Seemingly undaunted by its forthcoming US Supreme Court copyright case, Internet TV streaming service Aereo has announced that starting May 29th, consumers can access its antenna and DVR technology to record and watch live television using Google’s Chromecast device. Current Aereo members and consumers residing in active Aereo markets will be able to download (or update) the Aereo app for [...]

Univision delivers World Cup app


Univision Deportes continues its countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil with the release of its new World Cup digital viewing app in the US. The digital service, designed and powered by NeuLion, offers fans access to live streaming coverage of all the games with in-match, real time highlights and stats, video highlights, schedules, individual club news, rosters and [...]

Improved YouTube app for Xbox One

Microsoft has launched that a YouTube app update to streamline how to upload game clips to the service. “We’re rolling out an update to the YouTube app on Xbox One that integrates Game DVR and Upload with YouTube, making it easier than ever to capture and share game clips with the world,” said Microsoft . Game DVR and Upload Studio are reportedly two [...]

New mobile app from CanalPlay

French SVoD service CanalPlay is launching a new version of its mobile application for all iOS and Android screens. The CanalPlay app provides a new more fluid and intuitive handling experience with a greater speed of access to content. It also incorporates a system of recommendation, and in the coming weeks will offer a ‘Kids’ secure space. The initiative will [...]

Frequency launches Frequency Sync direct integration service

Frequency has announced the general availability of Frequency Sync, its direct integration service for video publishers. Sync lets content owners easily publish, manage, and monetise their video across Frequency’s entire family of video applications. “We are very excited to follow up last week’s successful launch of Frequency on the Amazon Fire TV with this announcement at NAB, the premier electronic [...]

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