Advanced Television


Report: Over 1,940 FAST channels in US

A report from FASTMaster – a source of FAST data and analysis in the US created by industry thought leader Gavin Bridge – reveals that not only are there the biggest number of FAST Channels in the US to date, but even though the medium has matured, it is still growing. In addition to presenting […]

May 21, 2024

Insight TV content on The Roku Channel

Insight TV, the millennial-focused channel operator, has announced a partnership with Roku to bring its content to The Roku Channel viewers across the UK, the US, Canada and Mexico. The partnership sees Insight TV’s range of content now available on the Roku platform, offering viewers an array of programming completely free via The Roku Channel. […]

May 20, 2024

DAZN rolls out 10 new FTA channels

DAZN, the sports streaming platform, has announced the launch of 10 new FTA channels, in collaboration with Amagi, to further scale up its free sports offer. Shay Segev, DAZN Group CEO, said: “Through DAZN’s free tier, fans will be able to access a huge range of sport for free, including even more of the best […]

May 17, 2024

Research: FAST movie channels are 43% of Pluto TV viewing

Research from Omdia and PlumResearch reveals that 43 per cent of all viewing on Pluto TV is attributed to its FAST movie channels. This data underscores the platform’s dominance in the streaming landscape, with six of the top ten most-watched channels exclusively dedicated to the genre. During the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, […]

May 16, 2024

Keymoore named Head of Content at FilmRise

FilmRise, the New York City-based film and television studio and streaming network, has announced the appointment of Jonitha Keymoore as Head of Content for the company. She will be responsible for all content licensing and production activities across the FilmRise Streaming Network of AVoD apps, FAST channels, and digital streaming partners. Danny Fisher, CEO of […]

May 16, 2024

ElectricNOW remasters classic content with Topaz Laps

ElectricNOW, Electric Entertainment’s premium OTT app and FAST channel, is using Topaz Labs’ Video AI to digitally remaster its classic TV series exclusively for their OTT platform and App, ElectricNOW. The platform will now offer new, upscale versions of three TV series Conan the Adventurer, The Lost World and The Immortal allowing audiences to enjoy […]

May 16, 2024

Simplestream upgrades BLAZE

Simplestream, a provider of next-generation TV solutions, has upgraded BLAZE – A+E Networks EMEA’s streaming service in the UK. The new enhanced service significantly increases BLAZE’s content offering. It allows users to access A+E Networks EMEA’s collection of FAST channels – Mystery TV, Inside Crime, History Hunters, Deal Masters, and World War TV- live on […]

May 15, 2024

TCLtv+ partners with Best Ever Channels

TCLtv+, the flagship streaming service offered by consumer electronics company, TCL, has announced a deal with branded content studio and digital syndicator Best Ever Channels and its original comedy FAST channel, WITZ Comedy-TV. The partnership will bring some of the brightest rising comedy talent to TCLtv+ in a unique collaboration for its new original special WITZ Live at Just For Laughs – Presented by […]

May 15, 2024

Binge Korea launches on Vizio in US

NEW ID, the first in-house venture announced by media group NEW (Next Entertainment World), has announced that Binge Korea, its K-content specialised CTV App, has launched on Vizio, offering a variety of FAST channels. Vizio Smartcast users gain can gain access to a range of Korean content, including K-pop, Korean dramas, movies, variety shows, as […]

May 10, 2024

NBCUniversal Local’s news channels on Pluto TV

NBCUniversal and Pluto have announced that NBCUniversal Local’s 15 NBC and Telemundo local and regional streaming news channels will begin rolling out on Pluto TV in the US this May, starting immediately with five channels covering major markets. Pluto TV customers across the US will begin gaining access to 24/7 news coverage, weather, investigative and […]

May 9, 2024