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Hits and Hits Movies on Macau Cable TV

Rewind Networks has announced the launch of Hits and Hits Movies on Macau Cable TV starting October 1st. The channels will be available in HD on Macau Cable TV’s basic bundle on Channel 46 for Hits and Channel 40 for Hits Movies. Both channels will be available with Traditional Chinese subtitles. The launches reaffirm the […]

September 21, 2021

Malaysia: Hits, Hit Movies on unifi TV

Rewind Networks has announced Hits and Hit Movies will soon launch on unifi TV, Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s content service accessible nationwide for its customers. Starting October 1st, Hits will be available on Channel 454 and Hit Movies on Channel 407 on unifi TV and unifi PlayTV app. Both channels will be available in HD with […]

September 9, 2021

IBC announces shortlist for IBC2021 Innovation Awards

IBC has announced the shortlist for the highly coveted IBC2021 Innovation Awards. This year, the awards will celebrate the spirit of collaboration within the content and technology industry, where organisations identified a market challenge and worked together to create a solution. Winners and their technology partners will be honoured at an awards ceremony at IBC2021 […]

July 29, 2021

Comcast eyeing Roku or ViacomCBS?

Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts is considering options for the company’s push into streaming, raising the idea of a potential tie-up with ViacomCBS or an acquisition of Roku, according to reports. The speculation comes amid a flurry of merger activity, including Amazon’s acquisition of MGM and AT&T’s deal to combine its WarnerMedia division with […]

June 24, 2021

Iwanowski named CMO of AnyClip

AnyClip, on the heels of its recent closing of a new $47 million investment led by JVP, has named entertainment and media marketing veteran Kirk Iwanowski as its new CMO. Iwanowski’s first initiative has been to spearhead the global rebrand and positioning of AnyClip as The Visual Intelligence Company as the organisation expands its product […]

June 9, 2021

James Bond stays in cinemas despite Amazon purchase

The James Bond films, including the much-delayed No Time To Die, will continue to have theatrical releases despite Amazon’s acquisition of MGM studios, according to the movie’s producers. “We are committed to continuing to make James Bond films for the worldwide theatrical audience,” producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, who run London-based Eon Productions, […]

May 27, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Amazon eyes MGM in $9bn deal

Amazon is in talks to buy MGM Studios, one of the world’s oldest production studios, for $9 billion (€7.3bn). A deal would see Amazon’s Prime Video streaming service gain access to a vast back catalogue of iconic content – including the James Bond franchise, the Rocky movies, The Hobbit trilogy and The Handmaid’s Tale TV […]

May 18, 2021

Plex raises $50m in growth equity

Streaming media platform Plex has completed a growth equity round of $50 million (€41.7) from existing investor Intercap. The financing includes approximately $15 million in new capital for Plex, with the remainder of the funds used to purchase shares and options from employees and shareholders. The new capital will further Plex’s mission of being a […]

April 14, 2021

Eluvio unveils Eluvio LIVE at SXSW

At SXSW, Eluvio unveiled Eluvio LIVE, streaming and ticketing platform, for concerts and all manner of premium exhibitions, distributed directly from artists to their global audiences. Built on the patented Eluvio Content Fabric, it is the world’s first 4K video streaming and ticketing service with all content secured and sold via blockchain contracts– with no […]

March 18, 2021

Paramount+ reveals pricing & content

ViacomCBS has updated investors on its differentiated streaming strategy, which leverages the company’s product offerings across free, premium and pay segments with Pluto TV and SHOWTIME OTT to create a linked ecosystem with the launch of Paramount+ in the US and 18 LatAm countries on March 4th. Paramount+ will feature a combination of live sports, […]

February 25, 2021By Nik Roseveare