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Roku Original The Demi Lovato Show to premiere on July 30

Roku has announced ‘The Demi Lovato Show’ will premiere on The Roku Channel on July 30. As more than just a talk show, superstar Demi Lovato and an incredible lineup of celebrity guests and experts address some of today’s edgiest social topics in frank and honest discussions. The new show will be the first of […]

June 29, 2021

CMA studying Apple, Google mobile ecosystems

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a market study into Apple’s and Google’s mobile ecosystems over concerns they have market power which is harming users and other businesses. It is taking a closer look at whether the firms’ effective duopoly over the supply of operating systems (iOS and Android), app stores (App […]

June 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Verimatrix integrates NexPlayer

Connected security specialist Verimatrix has agreed a technology partnership with Madrid-based NexStreaming. Verimatrix integrated the company’s NexPlayer multi-screen player SDK into the recently-launched Verimatrix Multi-DRM Core solution aimed at video streaming service providers, content owners and operators looking to set up a customisable, powerfully secured cloud-based DRM system quickly while only paying for the capabilities […]

June 3, 2021

Synamedia Go SaaS suite unveiled

Video technology provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Go, a modular suite of data-driven SaaS services which it says provide a frictionless way for pay-TV operators and OTT/D2C streaming providers rapidly to augment and create value from their technology platforms. Based on a flexible, ‘add and go’ architecture, each service is designed to achieve a significant […]

March 17, 2021By Colin Mann

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

Netflix adds ‘Downloads For You’ feature

Netflix has rolled out Downloads For You, a new feature that automatically downloads recommended shows or movies to a user’s mobile device based on their personal taste. In a blog post, Patrick Flemming, Director of Product Innovation at Netflix, explained: “Three years ago, we introduced Smart Downloads so you can find the next episode of […]

February 23, 2021By Nik Roseveare

rlaxx wins new connected TV deals

European AVoD service rlaxx TV is now available on Apple TV as well as smart TVs by Panasonic and Grundig in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The service launched on Amazon Fire TV devices and Android TV in early January 2021. The new availability on Apple TV, Panasonic and Grundig smart TVs adds around […]

February 18, 2021

Gamestream, Chunghwa Telecom iOS cloud gaming app

Console quality cloud gaming is now available with the debut of the Hami 5G iOS mobile app in Taiwan. Bringing 65 iconic console titles to iOS users with high performance cloud gaming, Chunghwa Telecom’s Hami iOS mobile gaming app is powered by technology developed by Gamestream, a B2B cloud gaming technology company headquartered in France. […]

February 9, 2021

DTT channel Negocios TV launches in Spain

Negocios TV has launched in Madrid – a DTT channel providing financial and economic news to capital viewers. Available on Movistar (channel 125) and compatible with iOS and Android, Negocios TV plans to eventually break into other Spanish regions and become a key TV channel for business in the country. The channel also has international […]

February 2, 2021From David Del Valle in Madrid

The Académie des César chooses Kinow to create screening room

The Academy of Cinema Arts and Techniques, also known as the Académie des César, is the institution in France that rewards professionals in the film industry. This year, the Académie des César decided to use the Kinow solution to create its first online viewing platform exclusively for its 4,300 voting members. Since its creation in […]

January 5, 2021