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France 24 Android TV app

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France 24 has launched a new Android TV application compatible with the Nexus player and all the devices equipped with the Google operating system (OTT boxes, smart TVs, etc). Available for free on Google Play, this new service is already available in North America, France, Germany and the UK. It will be accessible in the rest of the world by […]

Kaltura HTML5 web app for Fire TV

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Kaltura, the video technology platform, has launched a new HTML5 web app for Amazon Fire TV. The app allows Kaltura customers to seamlessly publish video content from within Kaltura directly to Amazon Fire TV, improving the distribution process and streamlining the multi-screen experience. Amazon recently released the Web App Starter Kit for Fire TV, which is intended to help web […]

Hopster goes global

UK kids TV and learning platform for preschoolers Hopster is to launch globally, following a raft of multi-territory content deals with Corus Entertainment’s Nevana, Millimages, CAKE, and EarthTree Media. The roll-out of a global English language version covers 100 territories. The launch will see the easy-to-use educational world for preschoolers arrive in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, India, Dubai, and […]

Beamly exceeds 10m users in 12 months

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Beamly, the social discovery platform for TV, has unveiled new features that further meet the Millennial need to engage with their favourite TV programmes. The release of these new features comes on the heels of record growth for Beamly that has enjoyed an 11x lift in growth to 10.4 million unique users since its relaunch in April 2014. A major […]

Digital content set for $14bn revenues

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Findings from global hi-tech specialist Juniper Research indicate that content paid for via carrier billing will provide operators with more than $14 billion in revenues over the next five years. The new research suite, Digital Content Business Models: OTT & Operator Strategies 2015-2019, argues that growth will be fuelled by

Lawyer: TVC ruling could enable PSB retrans fees

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An entertainment law specialist has suggested that one consequence of the recent Court of Appeal decision that, if successful, would have allowed TVCatchup (TVC) to stream Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) channels on mobile, could be that public service broadcasters (PSBs) would be able to charge retransmission fees. The UK Court of Appeal however referred the cross appeal brought by ITV, […]

RDK reveals remote developer environment

RDK Management has confirmed the availability of a development environment for app developers to remotely develop and test apps on top of the RDK – thanks to Metrological, a TV application solutions company. Metrological combined their application framework with the RDK to create Metrological’s RDK App Emulator. Metrological will administer and distribute the emulator to developers looking to create apps […]

Android apps to run on Windows, Macs, Linux

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Google has released a tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser. Called Arc Welder, the tool acts as a wrapper around Android apps so they can run on Windows, OSX and Linux machines. The software expands the places that Android apps can run and aims to make it easier for developers to […]

App revenues to reach $99bn by 2019

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Annual revenues from apps accessed via mobile handsets and tablets are expected to reach $99 billion by 2019, research from Juniper Research has found. While games will continue to account for

Freesat App downloaded 0.5m times

Freesat has revealed that its Freesat App has now been downloaded over 500,000 times. The app, which is available on iOS, Android and Amazon Kindle devices, first launched in January 2014. For Freesat Freetime viewers, the app allows them to browse the best of free TV, set recordings from their device and even replace the remote control. Overall, 94 per […]

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