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Freeview brings on-demand to live TV

UK DTT platform Freeview has launched its on-demand content showcase on Channel 100 for connected TV service Freeview Play viewers. This is the first time the platform has integrated on-demand…

Roku adding enhanced voice search on all UK devices

Roku has announced it will soon make its Enhanced Voice Search feature available to Roku users in the UK. Enhanced Voice Search enables users to use their voice to find…

TVsportguide.com goes live in UK

TVsportguide.com goes live in UK

Raketech has launched TVsportguide.com, a TV listings platform and mobile app that delivers real-time TV listings for the most popular sports in the UK. The product was created to match…

Movistar Plus adds voice assistant

Aura, Telefónica’s artificial intelligence (AI), voice-controlled digital assistant, has been added to the Movistar Plus pay-TV platform in Spain via iOS and Android apps. Subscribers to Movistar Plus can now…

Netflix introduces mobile previews

Netflix introduces mobile previews

Netflix is introducing mobile previews, which it says will present members with a fun, simple, and easy way to learn about all the new content on Netflix, and find something…

Com Hem, Boxer launch Android TV Tv Hub

Com Hem, Boxer launch Android TV Tv Hub

Swedish multiplay operator Com Hem is launching its Android tv-based platform Tv Hub, for its customers as well as those of pay-DTT service Boxer. The Tv Hub combines linear tv…

Ericsson to power Telefónica LatAm TV services

Media and communications technologist Ericsson has been selected by global multiplay telco Telefónica to power a range of advanced TV services across its operating businesses in Latin America. The solution…

Bitmovin raises $30m

Online video infrastructure software Bitmovin has raised $30 million in Series B funding, led by Highland Europe, to help expand its global customer base of TV streaming providers, Internet companies…

TiVo signs IP licence deal with Starz

TiVo signs IP licence deal with Starz

TiVo has announced that Starz Entertainment, a media distribution company that owns several TV networks in the US, has signed a long-term intellectual property (IP) licence. Starz is acquiring a…

Study: TV may be catalyst for voice-assisted commerce

A study by Connekt suggests TV could be the missing link to spur voice purchases using voice-controlled devices such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home. Although voice shopping through these devices has been…