Hybrid TV & OTT

Beamly co-founder Rose to split time with new venture UTD

Anthony Rose

Beamly co-founder and former BBC iPlayer boss Anthony Rose has said that he will split his time 50-50 between Beamly and his new “hobby project”,… Read more

Amazon launches Prime streaming in Austria

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Amazon has launched its Prime Instant Video service in Austria. The e-commerce giant has rolled out the Prime premium delivery service in the country, which… Read more

German internet users turning away from TV

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One third of German users of video streaming services have replaced classic TV entirely or partially by the use of streaming services, according to research… Read more

Intel could enter HDMI dongle market

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Intel could be the next company to enter the HDMI dongle market in competition with Google’s successful Chromecast product, according to various reports. Intel’s SVP… Read more

Multi-screening now mainstream, says ad sales bodies’ research

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Using multiple screens at the same time and engaging with social media while watching TV is now mainstream across European markets, according to figures compiled… Read more

Cirkus secures distribution with Norway’s Get

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On-demand service Cirkus, which offers the ‘Best of British’ programming to international markets, has secured a distribution deal with Norwegian cable operator Get. The deal… Read more

Amazon starts shipping in-demand Fire TV Stick

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Amazon has started to ship its HDMI TV streaming device, the Fire TV Stick, to customers in the US, claiming it to be the “fastest-selling Amazon device… Read more

Nielsen to track Netflix and Amazon viewing

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US information and measurement firm Nielsen is reportedly due to start recording TV viewership on subscription online video services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant… Read more

Netflix revives A+E drama Longmire

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Streaming service Netflix has revived Longmire, commissioning a fourth season after US cable net A&E axed the cop drama. Producer Warner Horizon Television has been… Read more

ProSiebenSat.1 taps Level 3 for additional services

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German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 has chosen CDN provider Level 3 to provide additional content delivery services across its ProSiebenSat.1 Digital, ProSiebenSat.1 Games, ProSiebenSat.1 Produktion and Maxdome… Read more