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BBC News on LINE

BBC News announced that its content will be available on smartphone instant messaging platform LINE. BBC News is the first international news organisation to have an official account on the app. Line is currently available in Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, and the United States. By searching for the username ‘@BBCNews’ and adding the […]

BARB to capture viewing on tablets

Reflecting the rise of new ways for watching television, BARB – the body that provides official viewing figures for UK television audiences – has confirmed the deployment of a new measurement technique that captures panellists’ viewing on iPad and Android tablets. The measurement solution has been developed

Channel 5 selects Fonix for mobile services

Fonix, a specialist in mobile messaging, payments and telephony and UK commercial broadcaster Channel 5 have announced a two year partnership. The deal is focused on developing engagement between Channel 5’s audience through mobile interactive services, driving returns for the broadcaster and value to the audience. Using a suite of Fonix solutions including mobile messaging and payments layered with data […]

OTT TeVolution launches tablet app

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French OTT TV service TeVolution has launched its first tablet app. Created by French start-up Leankr, the new app is available for Android and iOS devices and will soon be extended to smartphones. It offers users a total control over the channel packages they subscribe to and various functionalities, including movie selection or TV alerts. Enriched content about the shows […]

Shazam surpasses 100m active users

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Shazam has revealed it now has more than 100 million mobile monthly active users, a 34 per cent increase year-over-year. The app has been downloaded onto more than 500 million mobile devices to date and is adding users at a rate of 13 million per month. This user base ‘Shazams’ more than 20 million times per day. “Shazam is evolving […]

Robust solutions essential for multiscreen adoption

A Parks Associates white paper has examined the new direction for multiscreen services and the overall role of the operator. The research examines the impact that the proliferation of new devices and multiscreen features has had on the evolution of the TV landscape and highlights how a strategic, planned design approach will allow operators to retain audience loyalty and generate […]

Numericable’s LaBoxTV Everywhere

French cable operator Numericable has unveiled new services linked to its TV and Internet STB LaBox Fibre, – including a new app called LaBoxTV. The app gives access to more than 320 TV channels (119 outside the home) from tablets and smartphones, on both iOS and Android. This app, available to all 380,000 LaBox Fibre subscribers, will launch on September […]

Portugal: 1m downloads for Meo Go app

Portugal Telecom has surpassed one million downloads for its Meo Go TV everywhere app. The Meo Go is available in the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod, from Google Play for Android tablets and smartphones and from the Windows Store for PCs, laptops and Windows phones. The app enables Portugal Telecom customers to watch content anywhere via WiFi or […]

Binbit for FC Barcelona

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Binbit, a specialist in the distribution of mobile content in the world, has announced an agreement with FC Barcelona for the exclusive distribution of information and digital content of the football club through mobile devices. This agreement includes 40 countries in Latin America, Asia and East Europe and covers the next three seasons. “This agreement will help both companies generate […]

UTV Player launches on iOS, Android

Viewers in Northern Ireland are now able to catch up with their favorite UTV programmes on their phone or tablet following the launch of a new UTV Player. UTV’s new catch up service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and remains completely free of charge. The new UTV Player supports desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile viewing, […]

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