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TF1+ adds third-party content

France’s TF1 group has announced an aggregation strategy by adding contents from sports media brand L’Équipe, daily newspaper Le Figaro, and music-streaming platform Deezer to its to its TF1+ free-to-view streaming platform. “These first agreements mark a step change in our digital acceleration strategy, with the aggregation of appealing third-party content that complements nicely our […]

July 11, 2024

Bank upgrades Universal Music

Investment bank BNP Paribas has carried out a detailed examination of the prospects for Universal Music Group (UMG). The bank has upgraded UMG to ‘Neutral’ as far as its investment advice is concerned and has given a Target Price for its shares of €23 (currently trading at about €24.70). Its results are due on October […]

October 20, 2023

Italy: DAZN, Deezer partnership

Deezer, the music streaming service, is partnering with the live sports streaming and entertainment platform DAZN in Italy. This alliance brings together the passions for music and sports, allowing DAZN subscribers to listen to their favourite tracks, albums and playlists on Deezer. Subscribers will benefit from user-friendly music streaming features, including SongCatcher, Lyrics with translation […]

November 16, 2022

Deezer invests in Driift

Music streaming service Deezer  has announced what it describes as an “exciting new chapter” for UK-based livestreaming business Driift. Driift is acquiring livestreaming technology and sales platform Dreamstage and will be further strengthened by an additional £4 million (€4.5m) investment from Deezer. The acquisition brings together Driift’s production capabilities with Dreamstage’s platform. The combined business […]

September 30, 2022

Analysis: Amazon to take Spotify’s crown in 2022?

According to Craig Armer, Strategic Insights Director at Kantar, 2022 could be the year Amazon dethrones Spotify as the UK’s biggest music streaming platform.  Kantar’s Entertainment on Demand study into the UK’s music habits has uncovered the following trends: 53 per cent of UK consumers with a music streaming subscription have a Spotify account, compared […]

February 17, 2022

CMA to probe music streaming market

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will ask whether the music streaming market is working well for music lovers, as part of a study into the sector. Streaming has changed the way we listen to music. In the UK, more than 80 per cent of recorded music is now listened to via a streaming […]

January 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Deezer in Metrological App Library

Metrological, a Comcast Company, has announced that Deezer, the global music streaming service, is now available in the Metrological App Library for Metrological’s global MVPD and TV operator customer base. With a Deezer subscription, the Deezer music streaming app provides listeners with access to an audio catalogue of more than 73 million songs, podcasts and […]

January 26, 2022

VIDAA bring Deezer to smart TVs

Deezer and VIDAA are helping TV users in over 150 countries instantly play their favourite tunes from the comfort of the living room. Deezer, the global music streaming service, is available immediately on VIDAA, one of the biggest TV platforms for brands like Hisense, Toshiba and others. The new integration lets Deezer Premium, Family and […]

June 25, 2021

Deezer appoints Folgueira as CEO

Deezer, the global audio streaming service, has announced that Jeronimo Folgueira has been appointed as the company’s new CEO. He takes over the position from Hans-Holger Albrecht who has been responsible for the company’s transformation and growth since 2015. Albrecht will continue to support Deezer as a Member of the Board of Directors. The transition […]

May 21, 2021

Brazil: Deezer partnership with Globoplay

Deezer, a global audio streaming service, and Globoplay, the Brazilian video streaming provider, have signed a new strategic partnership. As part of the deal, all Globoplay’s users can now subscribe to Deezer Premium for free for 12 months. This gives them unlimited access to all of Deezer’s Premium features and a catalogue of 73 million […]

April 21, 2021