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IMDb TV launches 15 channels on Fire TV UK

IMDb TV, Amazon’s premium free streaming service, has announced that 15 live linear channels have been added to the service, including hit comedy series and reality TV, true crime, design, pop culture, and more. Additionally, the IMDb TV standalone app on Fire TV is now available in the UK. The 15 recently added live linear […]

November 2, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Xiaomi’s linear TV service goes global with Amagi

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has partnered with the global smartphone brand Xiaomi, to manage and monetize their linear TV and Video-On-Demand offerings to their mobile and connected TV consumers across multiple countries. The content would be a part of Xiaomi’s direct-to-consumer app. Xiaomi is a consumer […]

November 2, 2021

Amagi deepens relationship with Blue Ant Media

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that Blue Ant Media is partnering with Amagi for channel delivery in the US market. Blue Ant Media has deployed Amagi’s award-winning cloud-based channel playout solution, Amagi CLOUDPORT, for rapidly spinning up new channels and delivering them to multiple Free […]

October 19, 2021

Hawes joins Tastemade as Head of Partner Experience & Operations

Tastemade announced that Al Hawes – an established content producer, media & marketing executive, and world class storyteller – has joined the modern media company as Head of Partner Experience & Operations. Hawes has more than 20 years of experience in both media and branded content. In his new role, Hawes will focus on accelerating Tastmade’s advertising business […]

October 4, 2021

Amagi’s FAST solution amplifies Rakuten TV channel offer

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has strengthened its partnership with Rakuten TV, one of the leading VoD platforms in Europe, for channel distribution and monetization. Rakuten TV is the first VoD platform in Europe combining Transactional Video-On-Demand (TVOD), Advertising Video-On-Demand (AVOD), Free Ad Supported Streaming TV (FAST), […]

September 14, 2021

Amagi secures over $100m to accelerate cloud-led innovations

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced that Accel, Avataar Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, and existing investor Premji Invest have collectively invested over $100 million in the company. The venture funds have bought out the stake held by Emerald Media (an investment platform backed by KKR) and […]

September 10, 2021

ZEASN, Tastemade collaboration brings content to WhaleLive

ZEASN has announced a collaboration with Tastemade, a media company that creates video content and original programming. As a result of the collaboration, popular franchises and Tastemade Originals are integrated into WhaleLive, the free ad-supported live streaming and AVoD service created by ZEASN, to achieve further reach in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. Tastemade […]

September 8, 2021

Amagi on upward trajectory; records 18% growth QoQ

Amagi, the global leader in SaaS for broadcast and streaming TV on the cloud, has announced a sequential growth of 18% in revenue in the quarter ending June 2021, amid strong global demand for CTV-led Free Ad Supported Streaming TV solutions. The company’s revenue in the quarter grew 110 per cent in comparison to that […]

August 5, 2021

Redbox app on Samsung Smart TVs

US movie and entertainment provider Redbox has added even more ways for its 40 million customers to enjoy entertainment with the addition of Free Live TV and Free On Demand to its Redbox app on Samsung Smart TVs. Through the Redbox app, audiences can browse new release movies for purchase or rent and now enjoy […]

August 5, 2021

Redbox boosts content line-up

US AVoD service Redbox is expanding its line-up of content available through its streaming platform, which includes Free Live TV and Free On Demand. Redbox’s Free Live TV now has 100 linear channels, featuring a wide range of channel partners delivering movies, television, news, sports and lifestyle content programmed for the tastes of Redbox’s 40 […]

July 13, 2021