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Nielsen to credit Facebook, Hulu, YouTube views

Nielsen is set to begin crediting video content distributed on Facebook, Hulu and YouTube in Digital Content Ratings. Through this capability, participating TV and digital publisher clients can now capture…

Telefónica, Spectranet climb Netflix ISP Speed Index

Netflix has released July data from its ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. Speeds at Telefónica…

Hulu picks AWS as cloud provider

Hulu picks AWS as cloud provider

Premium streaming service Hulu has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its cloud provider, and leveraged AWS to launch its new, over-the-top (OTT) live TV service. Hulu turned to AWS…

Survey: Australians watching more TV/video content

According to Kimberly Chang, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Leader at consulting firm Deloitte, the demise of media is an oft-told story, but Deloitte’s 2017 Media Consumer Survey shows that…

Advocacy group: ‘SVoD services unsafe for children’

Advocacy group: ‘SVoD services unsafe for children’

In a new study of the top US streaming video platforms and content providers, the Parents Television Council – a non-partisan education organisation advocating responsible entertainment – found that children…

Australians streaming 1.5bn mins of TV each month

Flexible TV viewing is on the rise, with 6.9 million Australians streaming more than 1.5 billion minutes of catch-up and live streaming content in the past month, according to the…

BritBox comes to Amazon Channels

BritBox comes to Amazon Channels

BritBox, the subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) streaming service from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, which launched exclusively in the US earlier…

UKTV Play for Virgin Media Ireland

Virgin Media Ireland is adding UKTV Play to its catalogue of catch up services. UKTV channels Dave, W, Gold and Alibi will now be available through the operator’s On Demand…

Report: CSPs struggling with video demand surge

According to distributed video management and delivery platform specialist Vimmi, communication service providers (CSPs) are failing to add new subscribers and even losing existing subscribers and therefore profits because of…

Facebook debuts Watch TV

Facebook has unveiled its long-trailed move to compete in the television market by expanding its video tab offerings with a redesign called Watch. The redesigned product will be available initially…