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Quickplay hires Mason

Quickplay has hired streaming and cloud technology expert Chance Mason to drive increased value for customers through insights and partnerships that optimise their investments in Quickplay’s cloud-native OTT platform. Mason, who joins as head of Strategic Account Management, leverages two decades of expertise and vision to support the streaming successes of a wide variety of […]

January 17, 2023

Metavision launches Fortnite Creative experience for The Traitors

The BBC’s hit new reality show The Traitors can now be played virtually in Fortnite Creative, Atlas Creative and Metavision have announced. In keeping with the version played in the BBC One and BBC iPlayer television show, players are able to take on different challenges to earn points, but hidden among them are the Traitors […]

December 16, 2022

Report: Asian telcos step up Metaverse investments

SK Telecom (SKT) and NTT Docomo, the leading mobile operators respectively in South Korea and Japan, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to team up on several aspects of their respective businesses, most notably on metaverse-related developments. Their collaboration could go as far as merging their two metaverses in the future (Ifland for SKT and […]

December 13, 2022

Lockwood Publishing partners with DAACI

British metaverse games developer and publisher Lockwood Publishing, creator and guardian of the mobile metaverse, Avakin Life, has announced its intention to bring AI music creation to its players’ experience through a partnership with London-based AI music startup DAACI.  Informed by the core principles of musical composition, DAACI (Definable Aleatoric Artificial Composition Intelligence) is a fully […]

December 8, 2022

The Blockchain Life series launching on myco

myco, the web3 video streaming platform where users can watch and earn in MContent digital currency, is delighted to announce The Blockchain Life, a new seven-part series looking into everything crypto, begins on the platform from 11th December. Each Sunday at 8am GMT sees a new episode released – with the first episode looking into […]

December 8, 2022

SKT, Singtel partner to grow APAC metaverse business

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Asia’s leading communications technology group, Singtel, jointly to grow the metaverse business in countries where the group operates in, starting with Singapore. One of four strategic partners globally and the only telco in APAC, Singtel will share its 5G and other technology expertise […]

November 30, 2022

SKT’s ifland launches globally

Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) has revealed that its metaverse platform ‘ifland’ has launched simultaneously in 49 countries and regions throughout the world. With the global launch of ifland, SKT will actively utilise K-pop content, develop attractive content with overseas partners, and strengthen communication features to shape ifland into a global leading social metaverse platform. […]

November 24, 2022

I’m a Celebrity trials on Fortnite

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! is back with new trials in video game Fortnite Creative. The experience, which goes live on November 24th, is created by Metavision and 3D Lab, and allow players to take on challenges they will recognise from the series. Players will also discover a portal marking the launch […]

November 23, 2022By Nik Roseveare

NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom tech collaboration

Japanese telco NTT DOCOMO has agreed with Korean telco SK Telecom (SKT) to collaborate on the competitive enhancement of their respective smart-life businesses and communications-infrastructure technologies worldwide. In the smart-life field, DOCOMO and SKT will discuss joint production of original content for their respective video distribution platforms and leverage their video-business synergies for expanded presence […]

November 22, 2022By Colin Mann

Omdia: “We’re in third wave of streaming”

Paul Gray, senior director of research at Omdia, speaking at the Malaga 4K HDR Summit, told delegates that the industry is in the third wave of streaming. “We have gone from audio streaming to video streaming. Now we are streaming in the cloud,” said Gray. He has also made a very strong definition of the […]

November 17, 2022By Chris Forrester