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Twitch’s Ninja jumps to Microsoft’s Mixer

Twitch, Amazon’s popular video game streaming platform has lost one of its biggest stars having seen him jump ship to rival site Mixer, owned by Microsoft. Tyler Blevins, known more…

Vimeo launches Vimeo Enterprise

Vimeo, the online video platform, has introduced a new solution for video communications at work: Vimeo Enterprise. Vimeo Enterprise enables large organisations to manage and share live and on-demand video…

Ofcom OKs iPlayer changes

Ofcom OKs iPlayer changes

Ofcom has confirmed that the BBC can go ahead with planned changes to BBC iPlayer, subject to certain conditions and guidance. The BBC intends to change BBC iPlayer from a…

Netflix heads Foxtel ‘New Experience’

Netflix heads Foxtel ‘New Experience’

Australian pay-TV platform Foxtel has unveiled The New Foxtel Experience which it says will provide customers with its iQ3 and iQ4 set top boxes a completely redesigned user experience, bringing…

Amazon Prime on Virgin TV

Amazon Prime on Virgin TV

Some six years after it agreed a similar deal with Netflix, customers of UK multiplay operator Virgin Media can now access Amazon Prime Video for the first time directly through…

India: 79% of smartphone users watch OTT apps

India: 79% of smartphone users watch OTT apps

techARC-Unomer has released some key insights about OTT entertainment app (live and VoD) penetration in India.  The insights are from Unomer AppMap, an in-depth analysis of smartphone and consumer data…

Spain: Mitele Plus offers football package

Spain: Mitele Plus offers football package

Mediaset’s new streaming service Mitele Plus will offer a La Liga, Champions League and Europa League football package for €35 a month – with a €5 discount for the first…

Deltatre powers next-gen fan experience for CAF

Deltatre, the global sports media technology provider, has been selected by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to power its digital properties, in a move that will enable the body…

Netflix slips, and disappoints investors

Netflix’s Q2 numbers disappointed Wall Street having suffered a drop-off in subscriber growth. Globally, Netflix added 2.7 million subs in the April-June period, well down on consensus expectations of 5…

Virgin, Sky extend content deal

UK pay-TV operators Virgin Media and Sky have agreed a new, multi-year partnership that will see the two companies strengthen their track record of collaboration and bring an even better…

Qatar welcomes WTO challenge to ‘Saudi piracy’

Qatar’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has welcomed the significant progress in Qatar’s dispute settlement proceedings against Saudi Arabia in the World Trade Organization (WTO), but warns that firm action…

WarnerMedia D2C service is ‘HBO Max’

WarnerMedia D2C service is ‘HBO Max’

Entertainment group WarnerMedia has unveiled HBO Max as the name of its new streaming service, designed to offer an impressive direct-to-consumer experience for everyone. Anchored with and inspired by the…

TDG: Ad-supported Netflix tier would be well received

Recent comments from NBCU and Hulu executives have rekindled speculation as to whether Netflix will introduce an ad-based tier. Given the rising costs of programming and growing debt, so goes…

Survey: 1 in 4 Netflix subs think it’s too expensive

Survey: 1 in 4 Netflix subs think it’s too expensive

Netflix may have the most subscribers and a large number of popular original TV shows and movies, but that doesn’t mean that the streaming leader is without criticism. Above all…

DAZN eyes NFL rights

DAZN eyes NFL rights

Global sports streaming platform DAZN is preparing a move to acquire live NFL rights in the US, according to its chief executive, Simon Denyer. “We’re definitely interested in looking at…