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Viewster bolsters VoD library

On demand content specialist Viewster has revealed a raft of significant additions to its international online library. Spanning more than two hundred titles, the various new deals include highly popular…

Intel TV talking to content owners

Intel TV talking to content owners

Intel, best known for its computer processing chips, is getting closer to launching its own on-demand pay-TV catch-up and ‘live’ TV service. The company is said to be in discussions…

Forssell named Hulu acting CEO

Forssell named Hulu acting CEO

Andy Forssell, the current SVP of Content at online video provider Hulu, is to step up to the CEO role on an acting basis when the current incumbent, Jason Kilar…

Movie Network GO launches in Canada

thePlatform, the white-label video publishing company, been selected to provide the back-end video management for Astral Television Networks’ newly launched The Movie Network GO, HBO GO Canada and TMN Encore…

Netflix exclusive inspires loyalty

Netflix exclusive inspires loyalty

Netflix may not be releasing viewer numbers on its flagship show “House of Cards,” but a new survey by investment firm Cowen and Company offers some insight into how many…

LoveFilm renews BBC deal

LoveFilm renews BBC deal

Amazon’s Lovefilm has extended its content deal with BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. There was already a programming agreement with Worldwide, but the new agreement gives it…

Amazon exclusive for new CBS series

CBS and Amazon.com have signed a licensing agreement for the new CBS television series Under the Dome, establishing an in-season, online subscription-video-on-demand (SVoD) window for the show on Amazon’s Prime…

TW’s Bewkes: ‘UltraViolet gaining momentum’

TW’s Bewkes: ‘UltraViolet gaining momentum’

Digital content ecosystem UltraViolet is gaining momentum and is set to roll out in further European countries in 2013, according to Jeff Bewkes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time…

FilmFlex oversees Virgin Movies

FilmFlex, movies-on-demand service provider, and Virgin Media have announced a new partnership to drive the development of a technology which powers Virgin Movies. Under the multi-year agreement, FilmFlex will invest…

YouTube pay-TV

YouTube pay-TV

Google’s YouTube is set to start asking users to pay subscriptions to access some of its content starting in the spring. The first such channels could be available around Easter…