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Crunchyroll app on Nintendo Switch

The Crunchyroll app is now available on Nintendo Switch consoles – allowing users to stream all of their favourite anime content on TV while their console is docked, or on-the-go with handheld and tabletop modes. Mega Fan and Ultimate Fan subscribers will be able to enjoy offline viewing, allowing for the same off-network anime access […]

February 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Survey: UK video games industry on track for growth

TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, has released a Business Opinion Survey (BOS) which shows that 68 per cent of respondents plan to grow their organisation’s workforce during 2022. Additionally, 70 per cent of respondents consider that the UK has a favourable business and economic environment for the games industry. TIGA’s research […]

January 17, 2022

The Switch works with ITV America on Love Island

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, joined forces with ITV America to create a unique workflow to support 24/7 live production of the reality show Love Island. The Switch installed a dedicated network between the main “Villa”, a second villa at “Casa Amor”  and the master control room […]

November 23, 2021

The Switch hires Timmons as Senior Product Manager

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, announces the appointment of Peter Timmons as Senior Product Manager. In this new position, Timmons will take a central role in the growth and development of The Switch’s Cloud Video Services platform, MIMiC, taking the strategic lead in creating and delivering best-in-class […]

November 22, 2021

Research: Gaming now above TV in Gen Z interests

GWI, a supplier of audience insights, has shared the findings of its report, Connecting the dots 2022. The research focuses on changing consumer attitudes and how their behaviours will shape the year ahead. The report is compiled through the continuous collection of survey data throughout 2021, by GWI, from 700,000 interviews across 47 countries. It […]

November 18, 2021

Aura taps The Switch’s cloud capabilities for 2021 Melbourne Cup Carniva

The Switch, a global provider of live video production and transmission, delivered interactive live coverage of the 2021 Melbourne Cup Carnival with trailblazing interactive OTT streaming service Aura. The Switch’s cloud-based MIMiC Transmission service powered live coverage via multiple viewpoints from Australia’s most famous annual horserace, including track-side cameras, jockey-cam views, race data and bonus […]

November 15, 2021

Ferly’s Momolu launches as Nintendo Switch game

Ferly, the Finnish animation, publishing, and licensing studio, together with QubicGames, the Polish games studio has announced the extension of Ferly’s successful Momolu and Friends brand with the launch of its Nintendo Switch game. Momolu and Friends is a wonderful game designed for pre-schoolers, where familiar characters help children learn the alphabet, colours and numbers […]

September 10, 2021

Report: Gaming on Samsung TVs still 15% higher than pre-Covid

A report from Samsung Ads Europe reveals time spent gaming on UK Samsung TVs has increased 15 per cent since January 2020 to the period ending June 2021, suggesting lockdown-related gaming habits are sticking post-pandemic. This is supported by claims from The Economist identifying gaming as “the single biggest new media habit to be formed […]

August 24, 2021

The Switch supports Stand Up To Cancer’s seventh biennial roadblock telecast

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, provided a full slate of services for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), supporting the broadcast of its seventh biennial roadblock telecast. The show, which aired simultaneously on more than 60 participating media platforms across the United States and Canada on Saturday, August […]

August 23, 2021

The Switch delivers CONCACAF 2021 Gold Cup tournament

The Switch, a provider of production services and global delivery of live video, is providing connectivity and transmission services to the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football for the 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The Switch is leveraging its first-mile connectivity expertise and network reach to provide delivery of live video feeds from […]

July 14, 2021