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MwareTV partners with Irdeto

MwareTV , the cloud-based multi-tenant TV platform provider, has announced a partnership with Irdeto, the speciaist in digital platform cybersecurity. The partnership allows Irdeto Control to be seamlessly integrated into MwareTV’s IPTV/OTT distribution platform. The first implementation of Irdeto with MwareTV will be rolled out at shared services provider MultTV in Brazil. MultTV will offer […]

February 22, 2022

FOX News International debuts in Africa

FOX News International, FOX News Media’s global streaming service, has expanded distribution into Africa, increasing its reach to 44 countries worldwide. The service is now available in Egypt, South Africa, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia. The expansion marks the first time FOX News Media content will be available on the service throughout the […]

February 17, 2022

Starzplay expands in Nordics

Starzplay, the international premium streaming service from Starz, has has extended its offering for customers in the Nordics with the launch of the direct-to-consumer Starzplay app and a dedicated Starzplay channel on the Apple TV app. In addition, after releasing an early selection of Starzplay content that launched across all five Nordic territories on NENT’s […]

February 16, 2022

ElectricNOW’s FAST channel on Samsung TV Plus

Electric Entertainment, the LA-based production, distribution and post-production company, has partnered with Samsung to deliver ElectricNOW’s FAST channel on all US Samsung Smart TV’s and select mobile devices. Dean Devlin, CEO of Electric Entertainment, commented: “Our live linear channel will now be reaching the enormous Samsung TV Plus audience. This is extremely exciting for us […]

February 16, 2022

Apple orders New England Patriots docuseries

Apple has ordered The Dynasty, a new documentary event series about NFL team the New England Patriots, from Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Documentaries, in association with NFL Films. The 10-part docuseries is based on the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestselling book by author Jeff Benedict. With unprecedented access to the New England Patriots, […]

February 16, 2022

Apple TV+ announces Sunny starring Rashida Jones

Apple TV+ has announced a series order for “Sunny,” a new, 10-episode darkly comedic half-hour drama from A24 created by Katie Robbins (“The Affair,” “The Last Tycoon,” “Hedy Lamarr”) that will star Emmy Award nominee, multi-hyphenate Rashida Jones (“On the Rocks,” “blackAF,” “Quincy”), who also serves as executive producer. “Sunny” is a darkly comedic drama […]

February 7, 2022

Apple Studios greenlights Mrs. American Pie

Apple TV+ has announced a series order for “Mrs. American Pie,” a new 10-episode comedy from creator Abe Sylvia (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “Dead to Me”) that will star Kristen Wiig (“Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar,” “Bridesmaids”), with Laura Dern (“Big Little Lies,” “Marriage Story”) eyeing a key role. A story […]

February 7, 2022

Report: Streaming growth slows in Q4

Streaming by consumers slowed in Q4 2021 with a 1 per cent increase in the fourth quarter, according to Conviva’s latest State of Streaming report. Globally streaming grew 7 per cent year on year. “Streaming adoption spiked during the pandemic, as people spent more time at home and continually sought the fresh, creative content delivered […]

February 2, 2022

Apple sets revenue record

Apple has reported record revenues for its Q1 to December, up 8.3 per cent from a year earlier to $123.9 billion (€111bn). Net profit rose 20 per cent to $34.6 billion, and the operating profit improved 24 percent to $41.5 billion. The supply constraints of previous quarters did not appear to harm Apple’s results this […]

January 28, 2022

Research: 85% US homes have SVoD

Entertainment on Demand, the solution measuring streaming service subscription levels, has revealed subscriber behaviours in the US for the fourth quarter of 2021. The proportion of US households who have a video subscription has risen to 85 per cent (up 2 per cent points QoQ, and up 2 per cent points YoY), after two consecutive […]

January 26, 2022