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Seinfeld heading to Netflix in 2021

Netflix has acquired the global rights to Seinfeld – the show about nothing – and will stream every episode of the classic sitcom in 4K when the show’s current 5-year…

Research: Loving Brits share house keys before Netflix passwords

Research: Loving Brits share house keys before Netflix passwords

From saying “I love you” for the first time, to moving in together and starting a family, couples progress through a series of milestones that show increasing amounts of commitment.…

VOD365, Moonbug sign content deal

VOD365, a provider of branded OTT TV channels via Freeview, YouView, Freesat, mobile and smart TV devices, has agreed a content deal with kids IP giant, Moonbug, for their Youtube…

BBC DG: “TV entering 2nd wave of disruption”

BBC DG: “TV entering 2nd wave of disruption”

BBC director-general Tony Hall believes the television industry is about to enter “a second wave of disruption” because of new entrants in the streaming market. Speaking at the Royal Television…

Netflix joining Canal+ bundles

Netflix joining Canal+ bundles

Canal+ Group and Netflix have announced a partnership which will see the Netflix service included in Canal+ bundles in France Starting on October 15th, Canal+ subscribers to the CINE /…

Iger quits Apple board as D2C war begins  

Iger quits Apple board as D2C war begins   

Disney CEO Bob Iger has quit Apple’s board, with a filing revealing he did so last week on the same day that the company unveiled the launch date and pricing…

Kagan: Netflix disrupts South Korean media ecosystem

Kagan: Netflix disrupts South Korean media ecosystem

Netflix entered South Korea in January 2016 with few established partnerships and minimal local content. The streaming giant has since devoted significant investment to creating award-winning local original content that…

Netflix signs overall deal with Kuku Studios

Netflix signs overall deal with Kuku Studios

Netflix has entered into a multi-year overall agreement with Kuku Studios, under which its key members – Alex Woo, Stanley Moore, Tim Hahn, and Erik Benson – will exclusively produce…

Report: Pay-TV execs see positive OTT impact

Report: Pay-TV execs see positive OTT impact

The global findings of the 2019 Pay-TV Innovation Forum, produced by content protection and multiscreen television solutions provider NAGRA in partnership with international research and strategy consultancy MTM, highlight that…

Disney+ free trial goes live in Netherlands

Disney+ free trial goes live in Netherlands

Disney+ is allowing consumers in The Netherlands to sign-up for a limited pilot phase for its soon-to-launch Disney+ SVoD service. The service, currently available via Google Play in the country,…

Report: Netflix 12%+ of entire downstream traffic

Report: Netflix 12%+ of entire downstream traffic

Sandvine, a provider of network intelligence solutions, has released its 2019 Global Internet Phenomena Report. The report provides insights how applications are consuming the world’s internet bandwidth. With an installed…

IHS: Over 50% use smartphone to access video services

The smartphone has taken a major step in its evolution from a voice-centric device to a media-centric platform, with more than 50 per cent of owners now using their device…

Netflix UK going down to South Park

Netflix UK going down to South Park

Netflix has revealed that subscribers in the UK will be able to watch South Park on the streaming service later this month. Announcing the news via a tweet, Netflix wrote:…

Irdeto adds client watermarking to TraceMark

Recognising that content redistribution piracy remains a big threat to the media and entertainment industry and, with increasing budgets for original content, broadcast and OTT services are often primary targets…

Intertrust tops 2bn OTT content protection devices

Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology specialist Intertrust has revealed at IBC in Amsterdam that ExpressPlay DRM,  its multi-DRM technology available across all streaming platforms, DRM, and media formats, now protects…