Hybrid TV & OTT

Poker Central launches SVOD service

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US-based Poker Central has launched a subscription on-demand service after its exit from linear broadcasting. PokerGO’s debut comes after Poker Central acquired rights to the World… Read more

Netflix localises in Romania

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Netflix has rolled out a “fully localised” version of its service in Romania. The new version of the service includes a localised Romanian user interface,… Read more

Pluto TV launches free VOD offering

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US over-the-top TV service Pluto TV has launched a free video on demand (VoD) offering consisting of thousands of movies and TV shows. The VOD… Read more

Ukraine’s Divan.TV adds CNN, Cartoon Network

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Ukrainian OTT TV service Divan.TV has added CNN and Cartoon Network to its channel line-up. The networks are available now in the Ukraine to Divan.TV’s… Read more

Roku: users streamed 3bn hours of content in Q1

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Roku users streamed more than three billion hours of video and music in the first quarter of 2017, according to the company. This compares to… Read more

Twitter channel launches on Roku

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A channel featuring the best of Twitter’s live streaming video has gone live on Roku. The Twitter channel offers original programming and live simulcasts in… Read more

Amazon extends FreeTime to Android devices

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Amazon’s FreeTime service, including the Unlimited premium option, which provides a range of kids content including books, videos, YouTube videos and website, is now available… Read more

Twitter announces live content deals

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Twitter has announced a raft of live-streamed content deals across sports, news and entertainment at its first-ever Digital Content NewFronts presentation. Twitter unveiled details of… Read more

ProSieben teams up with Discovery for OTT push

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ProSiebenSat.1 (P7S1) and Discovery Communications have joined forces to push OTT in the German market with a combined streaming service. The pair are also looking… Read more

YouTube blocks ads on channels with under 10,000 views

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YouTube is pulling ads on channels with under 10,000 views, in a bid to “determine the validity” of a channel before it is monetised. Announcing… Read more

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