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AXS TV NOW, Fight Network FAST channels on XUMO

Anthem Sports & Entertainment, a global multi-platform media company, has announced that music and entertainment hub AXS TV NOW and combat sports outlet Fight Network are now both available as FAST channel offerings on XUMO. AXS TV NOW and Fight Network join fellow Anthem property The IMPACT Wrestling Channel, which launched on XUMO in 2020. […]

June 10, 2022

Analysis: US viewing behaviour unchanged by CTVs

Approximately three-quarters of US Internet households own at least one smart TV, according to the Kagan first-quarter 2022 US Consumer Insights survey. However, the ability to access online digital entertainment directly from a smart TV has had virtually no effect on consumer TV viewing behaviour, according to the survey data.      A comparison between smart TV […]

June 9, 2022

Survey: Young Europeans’ online piracy ‘stable’

The results of the 2022 EU-wide survey (IP Youth Scoreboard) on the perceptions of IP among young Europeans have been revealed. The survey, from the European Observatory, aims to shed light on the latest trends in the use of legal and illegal online sources among Europeans aged 15 to 24, and their perceptions and behaviours […]

June 9, 2022By Colin Mann

Xbox app coming to Samsung Gaming Hub

Samsung Electronics has announced that Xbox is joining Samsung Gaming Hub, a new game streaming discovery platform available on 2022 Samsung Smart TVs including Neo QLED 8K, Neo QLED 4K, QLEDs and 2022 Smart Monitor Series. Samsung Gaming Hub will become the first Smart TV platform to include the Xbox app on Smart TVs. With […]

June 9, 2022

Amagi Global FAST Quarterly report reveals ad impressions up 109%

As Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV (FAST) increasingly captures viewers’ attention, the tremendous potential for monetisation opportunities rises along with it. Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the fourth edition of its Global FAST Quarterly report, revealing that FAST ad engagement has seen significant growth in 2022, […]

June 9, 2022

Bloomberg channels on WhaleLive

ZEASN, a providers of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced a partnership with Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news provider. The deal encompasses the launch of the linear streaming channels Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Quicktake on WhaleLive in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and other territories. Starting today, WhaleLive users will […]

June 9, 2022

Forecast: Ad market set for 8% growth in 2022

Global advertising expenditure is forecast to grow 8 per cent in 2022, according to RoI agency Zenith’s latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts report. This represents a minor downgrade from the 9.1 per cent growth rate Zenith published in December 2021. Growth will be supported by the Winter Olympics, mid-term US elections and the football World Cup, […]

June 8, 2022

Orange launches Jazztel TV

Orange Spain has launched a pay-TV service for its Jazztel brand. Named Jazztel TV, it provides over 60 TV channels and 10,000 hours of VoD content for €4.95 a month. Jazztel’s fibre optic customers can gain access to the new TV service via a streaming app available on tablets, PCs, smartphones and smart TVs – […]

June 8, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Smart TV vs Smartphones: The Fight for Attention

Anshuman Das, Founder & CEO of Muvi, has shared his thoughts on the battle for attention between smart TVs and smartphones, suggesting that it’s never between devices, and even less often between functionalities, but rather it’s all about convenience. He writes… In the second decade of this century, the 2000s ushered in the concept of […]

June 8, 2022

Singapore: StarHub launching Premier+

StarHub has unveiled Premier+, its latest OTT service on StarHub TV+ specially created to offer an immersive Premier League viewing experience. The service will give access to all 380 Premier League matches, with a range of interactive features, when the 2022/23 season starts on August 6th. StarHub will offer the Premier League competition for six […]

June 8, 2022