Hybrid TV & OTT

Channel 5 unveils new on-demand service My5


Viacom-owned UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 5 has rebranded Demand 5, its video-on-demand service, to My5. The broadcaster has expanded the range of content available to… Read more

UK film store We Are Colony seeks £0.5m in funding

Sarah Tierney

UK-based online film store, We Are Colony, has launched a new funding round and is seeking £500,000 (€640,000) to grow its grow global streaming catalogue.… Read more

Netflix completes cloud migration

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Netflix said that after seven years it completed its cloud migration last month and shut down “the last remaining data centre bits” used by its… Read more

Vevo launches new Apple TV, Android apps


Music video service Vevo has launched new apps for Apple TV and Android devices. “The new Vevo app lets you pick your favourite artists and… Read more

iPlayer connected TV traffic up in December

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There were 309 million iPlayer TV and radio requests in December, with traffic from connected TV devices increasing as computer traffic declined. In its latest… Read more

Netflix buys Beatles-inspired kids series


Netflix has acquired Beat Bugs, a new animated series that will feature covers of some of the best-known Beatles songs. The show was created by… Read more

NBCU to launch reality SVoD service hayu in UK, Ireland and Australia


NBCUniversal International is launching a reality-themed direct-to-consumer OTT service called hayu, featuring over 3,000 episodes of its stable of reality shows including Keeping Up with… Read more

New launches for Nickelodeon interactive app


Viacom will roll out Nick Play in four more markets, with the iOS and Android kids app launching in Denmark, Norway, Poland and Sweden. The… Read more

Deutsche Welle joins VisionTV lineup


German broadcaster Deutsche Welle’s English TV channel, DW, has joined Vision247’s Vision TV IPTV service. DW is available now on Freeview channel 244 on TV,… Read more

Zattoo strikes deal with ProSiebenSat.1 for catch-up and pay TV channels


Switzerland-based linear and on-demand OTT TV service Zattoo has struck a deal with ProSiebenSat.1 to include an extended range of content from the German broadcaster… Read more