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WBC LIVE channel on Kapang

View TV Group has signed a channel carriage deal on their Kapang CTV platform for broadcast in the UK and North America with combat-themed linear channel, WBC LIVE, powered by VIVE. VIVE Network has been working in unison with the World Boxing Council (WBC), to create the 24/7 professional boxing channel WBC LIVE. The curated […]

January 10, 2022

Al Jazeera launches Unified Mobile app

Al Jazeera Media Network has launched a new application utilising the Unified Mobile Platform (uMP) for the Network’s website content. The app is available on the App store and Google Play, and is compatible with smartphones and tablets. The app takes advantage of the new unified Content Management System (uCMS) architecture using GraphQL to simultaneously […]

October 25, 2021

Kapang adds WildEarth and more

View TV Group has signed a channel carriage deal on their Kapang CTV platform for broadcast in North America and the UK with the premier African safari themed channel WildEarth. “WildEarth is such an amazing idea. To have the ability to be in the centre of an African safari with the sights, sounds and expert […]

October 13, 2021

Arab Telemedia, ODMedia distribution agreement

The independent film and TV production and distribution company, Arab Telemedia and the Dutch content services and processing company, ODMedia, have signed an aggregation and distribution agreement offering audiences unlimited access to Arab Telemedia’s exclusive movie titles. With this agreement, viewers in 150 countries will be able to preview Arab Telemedia’s 75 never-before-seen movies on […]

July 6, 2021

Google, Univision media transformation partnership

Google and US Spanish-language content and media company Univision have agreed a new, multi-year, strategic partnership to accelerate growth across Univision’s portfolio of media and content properties, providing solutions that will enable it to build the media company of tomorrow. Google Cloud will help drive Univision’s digital transformation, deepening the media company’s relationships with Hispanic […]

April 27, 2021

HDR10+ growth continues

Trade body HDR10+ Technologies has revealed additional strategic partners who have signed on as HDR10+ adopters. The organisation says it has been working to generate greater awareness about the video technology – and High Dynamic Range (HDR), in general – and is also rapidly expanding the roster of compatible content, devices, tools, and services. As […]

April 26, 2021

‘Unforgettable Entertainment’ campaign targets digital boost

Industry trade bodies the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI) have launched what they say is the biggest ever cross-category marketing campaign with Unforgettable Entertainment, driving engagement from new, lapsed and existing digital transactional customers. Building on the success of the BASE/DEGI New Release-focused Mega Movie Week campaigns of […]

March 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Research: App spending reached $407m over Xmas

2020 has been a record-setting year for worldwide spending on mobile apps and games, which passed $100 billion in a single year for the first time ever in November. This trend continued at Christmas, when consumers around the globe spent an estimated $407.6 million across Apple’s App Store and Google Play, according to preliminary Sensor […]

December 30, 2020

MPs to examine streaming’s impact on music industry

The UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee is to undertake a new inquiry examining what economic impact music streaming is having on artists, record labels and the sustainability of the wider music industry. With streaming currently accounting for more than half of the global music industry’s revenue, the inquiry will look […]

October 15, 2020By Colin Mann