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LATIVO TV launching in US

LATIVO TV is launching in the US this autumn. LATIVO TV will be a multi-platform digital SVoD service offering a curated, relevant catalogue in both English and Spanish. Founded by Austin based American Mexican businessman and entrepreneur, Noel Tristan, LATIVO TV will feature an array of original scripted and unscripted TV series, movies, documentaries and […]

July 20, 2021

Forecast: Android TV shines as pay-TV market declines

Android TV and Huawei’s HarmonyOS are set to dominate the coming years across both the shrinking footprint of operator set tops, and the ballooning number of smart TVs and connected TV (CTV) devices, according to forecasts from Rethink TV. Pay-TV households will decline

July 9, 2021

Research: US connected TV viewing rising

Findings from analyst firm Leichtman Research Group suggest that 82 per cent of US TV households have at least one Internet-connected TV device, including connected Smart TVs, stand-alone streaming devices (such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV stick or set-top box, Chromecast, or Apple TV), connected video game systems, and/or connected Blu-ray players. This compares to […]

June 7, 2021

Scripps making Newsy an OTA network

The E.W. Scripps Company will soon launch its OTT news network Newsy over the air (OTA) as well – serving the free, growing OTA market of cord-cutting self-bundlers in the US. Newsy’s distribution OTA will make it the only American news television network with ubiquitous OTT and OTA distribution. At its launch on October 1st, […]

April 7, 2021

Redbox selects SpotX

Video advertising platform SpotX has formed a new strategic partnership with multi-channel streaming platform Redbox to serve as a strategic supply-side platform (SSP) to power the video monetisation of Redbox’s free live TV and AVoD content. “As a company that’s focused on creating the very best ad-supported streaming destination to entertain millions of Redbox customers, […]

February 24, 2021

Apple TV app on Chromecast

Google has revealed that the Apple TV app has launched on the latest Chromecast dongle with Google TV. Google revealed the news on Twitter, saying: “The @AppleTV app has finally landed on your #Chromecast with Google TV!!! We can’t even rn with this!” With the ‌Apple TV‌ app, Chromecast users can access Apple TV+ content […]

February 19, 2021

WIND VISION now available for PC viewers

WIND’s pay-TV platform is now available for PC viewers. Streaming through WIND VISION is now possible on all household screens, with a seamless experience and all advanced functionalities enabled. On windvision.gr subscribers can enjoy Family Pack content of more than 50 pay-TV channels with series, kids, documentaries, sports, music and news. All WIND VISION features […]

December 2, 2020

BritBox launches in Australia

BritBox, the SVoD service created by the BBC and ITV, has officially launched in Australia. The launch is the next step in the global expansion of the platform, following its earlier launches in the US, Canada and the UK. ITV and BBC Studios announced in August 2020 plans to invest more than A$35 million (€21.2m) […]

November 23, 2020By Colin Mann

Canada: Bell unveils 4K HDR streaming device

Canadian multiplay operator Bell has revealed its latest TV innovation with the launch of Bell Streamer, an all-in-one 4K HDR streaming device powered by Android TV that enables customers to bring all their favourite live TV, movies and on demand content directly to their big screens with Alt TV and the top streaming services and […]

August 5, 2020

Peacock on Google platforms; 3 month free

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, will be available on Google platforms and devices including Android, Android TV devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices on July 15th. At that time, Peacock will offer a free tier featuring more than 7,500 hours of movies, shows, and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late […]

June 24, 2020