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rlaxx wins new connected TV deals

European AVoD service rlaxx TV is now available on Apple TV as well as smart TVs by Panasonic and Grundig in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The service launched on Amazon Fire TV devices and Android TV in early January 2021. The new availability on Apple TV, Panasonic and Grundig smart TVs adds around […]

February 18, 2021

discovery+ goes live in the US

Discovery’s direct-to-consumer SVoD service discovery+ is now live in the US, with the company also announcing major new distribution agreements that it says will make the product one of the most widely-distributed streaming services at launch. discovery+ is available on the following platforms and devices: Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs […]

January 4, 2021

Report: US OTT/CTV ad spend grows despite pandemic

Ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform Pixalate’s Q3 2020 State of Connected TV/OTT: Ad Supply Trends Report examines how the programmatic OTT/CTV advertising marketplace changed from Q1 2020 to Q3 2020 during the global pandemic. Key findings:

November 17, 2020

HBO Max on Amazon Fire TV and tablets

WarnerMedia has revealed that HBO Max, the US streaming platform, will begin rolling out immediately on Amazon Fire TV streaming devices, Fire TV Edition smart TVs, and Fire tablets. HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer streaming offering, with 10,000 hours of curated premium content. The platform features content from HBO, Warner Bros, DC, Cartoon Network, Adult […]

November 17, 2020

Study: HbbTV tops German platform reach

The open HbbTV standard, Amazon Fire TV and Samsung Tizen are the most common TV access methods in German living rooms, according to an updated study on platform reach from digital TV solutions specialist TeraVolt, compiled with the support of a twelve-member expert panel and market research institute Facit. In terms of actual usage, the […]

November 10, 2020

TEGNA updates Roku apps, plans Amazon Fire TV launch

US media group TEGNA has completed an update of its stations’ over-the-top (OTT) streaming apps on Roku, which it says enhances the experience for viewers. TEGNA also revealed it is planning to launch OTT streaming apps for its stations on Amazon Fire TV by the end of 2020. When the rollout on Amazon Fire TV […]

November 6, 2020