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Survey: Brits prefer video calls to phone calls

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed 8 in 10 Brits now prefer messaging and video calls over phone calls and yet nearly one in four said it is these calls that make them the happiest (23 per cent). The study of 2,000 British adults also found 64 per cent of people can’t leave the house […]

April 1, 2022

Ukraine news, Times Now Navbharat, Zoom on Freeview

Channelbox has partnered with Times Network, the Indian broadcast network, to launch Times Now Navbharat and Zoom on Freeview UK. Times Now Navbharat offers coverage of national and political news in Hindi language, whilst Zoom presents  interactive and entertaining content including music, Bollywood news, trends, lifestyle and fashion. “We are honoured that the largest Indian media company Times Group has […]

March 31, 2022

Gogo tops 1m flights

Gogo Business Aviation supplies business aircraft with communications and entertainment. The company has just topped 1 million flights using its AVANCE in-flight platform. “Demand for connectivity is at an all-time high and Gogo is delivering a world-class experience for customers who are doing data-heavy activities while in flight,” said Sergio Aguirre, president of Gogo Business […]

March 30, 2022By Chris Forrester

Survey: Brits makes 250min of video calls per week

Two years on since working from home was first introduced, research from Sky Broadband reveals that Brits have reached an era of balance, as the majority of office workers now spend three days a week working in the office, and the other two working remotely. The new ‘3:2 week’ has had a positive impact, with […]

March 22, 2022

Survey: Brits keen to stick with Zoom parties

As the government declares its intention to remove all remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England, data reveals that Brits significantly increased their use of livestreaming and video calling apps to share important life events – or ‘milestone moments’ – during the countrywide lockdowns, and intend to keep doing so even now that restrictions are coming to […]

February 23, 2022

Research: 5m Brits spend full working day on VoD

Research from digital experience specialist Acquia shows just how much Covid is catalysing the time Brits are spending on screens as the UK continues to navigate working from home and the pandemic. The research shows that up to 5 million people in the UK are currently watching seven or more hours of streaming video content […]

January 20, 2022

DAZN launches DAZN Studios

DAZN, the sports streaming service, is further investing in its global original production strategy with the launch of specialist content development arm, DAZN Studios. DAZN says the new division will enhance its ability to create development deals, sell and license its original sport documentaries, series, and films, and explore new production opportunities. DAZN Studios will […]

January 19, 2022

Ex-Facebook & Disney execs raise $4.5m for video infrastructure

Live video infrastructure platform 100ms has announced a $4.5 million (€3.8m) seed round of funding led by Accel with participation from Strive.vc. 100ms provides infrastructure that allows any company to add Zoom-style video conferencing inside their app within hours. It was founded by the team that built live video infrastructure powering billions of video minutes […]

October 5, 2021

Video calling, targeted ads arrive in new Vewd Core

Vewd, a provider of OTT software solutions, today released Vewd Core 4.22, the latest version of Vewd’s Emmy-award winning HTML5 and streaming SDK for connected TV devices. The latest Vewd Core enables video calling and advanced advertising as part of a robust feature set to power the next generation of smart TVs, set-top boxes, and embedded […]

September 16, 2021

SES demands trial on its Intelsat $1.8bn claim

On September 1st the Intelsat bankruptcy court is scheduled to hold a pre-trial hearing on the SES claim for a greater share of the FCC’s incentive payments due from the C-band clearing process and auction. SES, in a filing to the court on August 25th, is asking that the actual trial scheduled for September 20th […]

August 27, 2021