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Social media integration for live WTCC TV

Eurosport’s coverage of the 2015 FIA World Touring Car Championship is to incorporate social media integration for the first time with driver Twitter and Instagram activity featuring on a split-screen view before each race and during the repair time. Thanks to software from specialist company Spreadfast, fans will get to read the latest thoughts from drivers and view rare images […]

Google buys .app web domain


Google has purchased the website domain .app in an auction held by The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) – the organisation which oversees the running of the net. The firm’s winning bid for $25,001,000 is believed to be the highest so far. Icann is currently rolling out new customised web names and auctioning them off. Other web […]

Ericsson: Mobile data dominated by top 5 apps


Findings included in the interim edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report reveal the top five apps in a given country dominate in terms of mobile traffic generated on smart devices. In the countries illustrated in the report – the US, South Korea, and Spain – they account for around two-thirds of all app traffic over mobile networks, which reflects a […]

MTV launches OTT apps


MTV is to give mobile network operators on-demand access to its extensive international content library and its global music expertise through the launch of international OTT apps, MTV Play and MTV Trax. The new video and digital music apps will be offered to operators as part of exclusive brand licensing agreements, designed to transform operator services aimed at the burgeoning […]

Deutsche Telekom MyKIDIO family app

Deutsche Telekom has confirmed the launch of MyKIDIO, a unique OTT service that lets users access video and audio books from their smartphone, tablet or car. The multi-platform entertainment service, which is available via iOS, Android and BMW ConnectedDrive, was built with Deutsche Telekom BDI’s VideoRise platform, which is powered by Saffron Digital. Jason Keane, President of Saffron Digital said, […]

Hopster signs DreamWorks, Android launch

Hopster, the kids TV & learning service for preschoolers, has announced their latest multi-territory content deal with DreamWorks Classics. It has also confirmed its impending Android launch following increasing user demand. The deal with DreamWorks Classics sees the platform acquire multi-territory distribution rights to seven titles, including family favourites Postman Pat, Rupert Bear, and Noddy in Toyland, which will begin […]

YouTube launching kids’ app

YouTube will launch a new app specifically for children on February 23rd in a bid to make using the service safer. The app will run separately to the main YouTube service and it will initially be available in the US only, but will be reportedly rolled-out in the UK at a later date. The move has been welcomed by the […]

ITV new Saturday Night Takeaway app

ITV has launched its new Saturday Night Takeaway app for iOS and Android devices. The app, sponsored by Morrisons as part of its fully-integrated partnership with the show, offers viewers interactive features as well as all the exclusive news, games and quizzes from the series. The official app allows users to show their support around the daredevil Ant vs Dec […]

Kabillion launches Kabillion Jr app

Kabillion, the independently owned VoD network ranked among the Top 10 Kids Free On Demand networks in the US,  has launcehd its first mobile app branded “Kabillion Jr”. Available for iOS and with a future launch on Android devices, this SVoD app targeted towards preschoolers, is free to download, and features Kabillion’s leading programmes, including Chloe’s Closet, Dive Olly Dive, […]

UK app economy to hit £31bn in 2025

Revenues generated by the growing number of UK app downloads have climbed by almost a third in the past year as the boom in smartphones has led to a huge demand for entertainment and news on the move. According to research by App Annie for the FT, the number of downloads in the UK grew 5 per cent in 2014 […]

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