Advanced Television


Little Dot Studios partners with Dubformer

Digital media network, Little Dot Studios, an All3Media Company, has partnered with Dubformer, an AI dubbing start-up, to localise and dub 100 hours of broadcast quality YouTube programming from English to Spanish. Following a surge in demand for premium factual content in the Spanish speaking areas of the US and mainland Spain, Little Dot Studios […]

September 25, 2023

FilmRise expands content on Samsung TV Plus

FilmRise, the film and television studio and streaming network, is expanding its content offering available on Samsung TV Plus to include additional FAST/AVoD channels in the US and Canada. The deal includes over 600 hours of new programming including 19 TV series and over 120 films. The additional programming brings the total content from FilmRise […]

September 22, 2023

Research: Super aggregation key to MVPDs

MVPDs must evolve into ‘super aggregators’ and forge strategic partnerships with historic competitors in order to defend their incumbent positions in the next decade of streaming, according to a white paper by Caretta Research. In How to be a Pay-TV market leader by 2030, the Caretta team cites the need for MVPDs to embrace “coopetition” […]

September 21, 2023

A+E Networks FAST channels on Rakuten TV

A+E Networks EMEA has announced the UK launch of its three FAST channels on Rakuten TV, the European streaming platform. The launch builds on A+E Networks EMEA’s expansion into the emerging FAST space and offers free access to A+E Networks EMEA’s library of programming for its three curated channels: Inside Crime, Mystery TV, and World […]

September 20, 2023

ZEE FAST channels launch on Freeview UK

Zee Entertainment, in partnership with Global Distribution Services and Synapse TV, has launched its FAST channels Zee World, Zest, Zing and Zee Punjabi on Freeview channel 278, becoming the largest Asian TV network in the UK. The channels offer an array of content, ranging from lifestyle and entertainment to drama and regional programming. With ZEE […]

September 20, 2023

PRO-TEK Vaults announces expansion

PRO-TEK Vaults, a specialist in film preservation, media curation, digital media services, and archival solutions, has doubled its storage and services capacity with the addition of a new 60,000 square foot facility in Thousand Oaks, CA and significant investment in its services capacity. “Demand for restoration and mastering services from entertainment industry customers has been […]

September 20, 2023

LG Electronics rolls out LG Channels 3.0

LG Electronics is introducing LG Channels 3.0, the latest version of its free streaming service. Featuring a new UI with improved navigation, more engaging placements for content discovery and an enhanced channel guide, LG says that users will easily be able to discover the content that resonates with them. LG Channels 3.0 is rolling out […]

September 19, 2023

wedotv launches FAST channels on Joyn

AVoD and FAST Channel provider wedotv is now distributing its FAST Channels wedo movies, wedo sports and wedo big stories on German streaming platform Joyn. All Joyn users in Germany and Austria can receive the advertising-supported, linear 24-hour channels free of charge. The services are available in the Joyn app for smart TVs, tablets and […]

September 19, 2023

Research: UK video content spend resilient

Research from entertainment technologist TiVo for IBC 2023 reveals that almost half of all UK consumers have not reduced their video spending as a result of increases in the cost of living. On average, UK consumers subscribe to six paid video content sources, with an average monthly bill of £78.06 (€90.71). However, while having access […]

September 14, 2023

FCN joins Circle, OKAST.TV’s customer insight community

FCN, the Italian player specialised in FAST (Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television,) joins OKAST Circle as an ‘inner’ partner. Fast Channels Network is a supplier of consultancy services for publishers, rights holders, and channel aggregators. A facilitator and partner for companies that want to position themselves in a rapidly growing market before it reaches future maturation. […]

September 14, 2023