Advanced Television


Amdocs, Vubiquity power Virgin Media subs experience

Communications and media software and services provider Amdocs has been selected by UK multiplay telco Virgin Media to provide its customers seamless integration on streaming services. Under the project, consumers will be given the ability to add entertainment subscriptions to their monthly bill or enjoy them as part of a bigger bundle with their existing […]

May 11, 2023

Whip Media unveils FASTrack

When it comes to streaming, FAST (free ad-supported television) continues to gain traction at a rapid rate among both American and international audiences. That surge in popularity, though, has also made it increasingly difficult for distributors to accurately manage data tied to FAST content. Whip Media – the leading enterprise software platform and data provider […]

April 12, 2023

FilmRise acquires The Miramar Murders

FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired exclusive North American distribution rights including AVoD, TVoD, SVoD, FAST, and broadcast rights to the shocking six-part documentary crime-series “The Miramar Murders: The State Vs. Pablo Ibar” as one of its first original true-crime limited docu-series. The announcement was made today by […]

April 10, 2023

Chicken Soup for the Soul reports record TVoD week

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced that the company had the largest Transactional Video-on-Demand (TVoD) revenue week in the company’s history. The Redbox streaming platform hit record revenue in the US with the premium release of Avatar: The Way of Water and the premiere of Creed III. The simultaneous release of Plane at […]

April 6, 2023

SpringServe Tiles boost for Rakuten ad campaigns

TV ad serving platform SpringServe has confirmed that Rakuten Advertising has adopted the SpringServe Tiles solution to strengthen the impact of ad-supported campaigns on Rakuten TV. As one of the leading VoD platforms in Europe combining TVoD, SVoD and AVoD services, integrating the SpringServe Tiles format within Rakuten TV will allow brands to balance personalisation […]

February 16, 2023

Research: TVoD at record levels in Sweden

In an average month in 2022, over a quarter (28 per cent) of Swedish households rented or bought TVoD content. Compared to 2021, TVoD has grown 15 per cent and is at a new record level, reports Mediavision. This also means that household spend on TVoD has increased by nearly six per cent in the […]

February 9, 2023

Cirque du Soleil on Cinedigm

Cinedigm has signed an exclusive agreement with Cirque du Soleil to bring nearly 30 hours of live show performances, documentaries, and acrobatic content to AVoD, FAST and TVoD platforms across the US. Beginning in March, Cinedigm will feature blocks of Cirque du Soleil content on its flagship streaming service Cineverse along with Dove Channel, Docurama, […]

January 5, 2023

Analysis: Economy fears impact US Home Ent spend

Noting high inflation figures in the US, actionable intelligence firm Aluma suggests that households are realising that the economy is only at the beginning of what will be a long recovery. “It is in this context that home decision-makers search for ways to reduce expenses, among them communication and home media services,” it says. When […]

September 15, 2022

Switzerland: Ascot Elite launches TVoD with OKAST

White label video streaming platform solution, OKAST, has been chosen by Ascot Elite for the launch of ascot now, a new VoD platform in Switzerland. Under the brand ‘ascot now – finest cinema selection’, Ascot Elite Entertainment, the Swiss film distributor, has launched its own TVoD platform. ascot now offers a curated library of titles […]

July 6, 2022

Simplestream takes Digital Theatre role

Simplestream takes Digital Theatre role Next-generation TV solutions provider Simplestream has been selected by Digital Theatre to create what is claimed to be the theatre industry’s first full digital lifecycle distribution model, from pay-per-view live and pay-per-view as-live, to content available on Transactional Video on Demand (TVoD), Rentals, and Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD). With […]

June 21, 2022