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BritBox set for 2018 Canada launch

BritBox set for 2018 Canada launch

BritBox, the SVoD streaming service from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, and ITV, the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster, will launch in Canada in early 2018. The service…

Ooyala: “60% of video plays will be on mobiles in 2018”

Ooyala: “60% of video plays will be on mobiles in 2018”

More than 58 per cent of video plays globally – a record – occurred on mobile devices in the third quarter of 2017, according to the Q3 2017 Global Video…

Samsung, Amazon debut HDR10+ content

Samsung, Amazon debut HDR10+ content

Samsung Electronics and Amazon Prime Video have confirmed that the entire Prime Video HDR library is now available in HDR10+, the new open standard that leverages dynamic metadata to produce…

TiVo: Young gravitate to streaming for sports

TiVo has released the 19th edition of its quarterly Video Trends Report, covering key topics across pay-TV, OTT, TV network apps, streaming devices, smart home devices, and content discovery. Based…

Analyst: OTT TV revenues to surge

Analyst: OTT TV revenues to surge

Data from analyst firm Juniper Research has found that SVoD services, provided by the likes of Netflix and Amazon, will drive a surge in OTT revenues to reach $120 billion…

YouTube TV rolls out in 34 new US markets

YouTube TV rolls out in 34 new US markets

YouTube TV has expanded its service to 34 new US markets, including New Orleans, Green Bay, Tucson, Tulsa, San Diego and San Antonio among others. With the addition of this…

NFL, Verizon partnership

NFL, Verizon partnership

The US National Football League (NFL) and Verizon has announced a multi-year partnership in which Verizon’s portfolio of premium digital and mobile media properties, including Yahoo Sports, will stream in-market…

Crimestoppers targets illegal streaming devices

UK crime reporting and awareness initiative Crimestoppers has launched a campaign warning of the dangers of illegally modified streaming devices. “Advances in technology have allowed us to enjoy on-screen entertainment…

Apple TV app for Europe

Apple’s app that aims to consolidate access to all a user’s television viewing in one place, offering searches and recommendations across multiple apps, has finally appeared in the UK and…

BBC launches full voice service for smart speakers

The BBC has launched its first full voice app for voice-controlled smart speakers, an Amazon Alexa skill for Echo devices, with other smart speakers coming in future. It brings the…