Hybrid TV & OTT

LeEco builds US streaming service

Happy Tree Friends

Kids producer and distributor Mondo has struck a deal with LeEco and will add several of its shows to the Le Eco cloud-based streaming service… Read more

Stingray secures deal with US OTT outfit KlowdTV


Pay TV music service provider Stingray Digital Group has struck a deal to supply its Stingray Music service to US OTT TV provider KlowdTV. KlowdTV… Read more

E-retailer launches video, books and music in single streaming service


French online retailer Cdiscount, owned by supermarket group Casino, has launched a Netflix-type OTT streaming service with the twist that it combines video, music and… Read more

YouTube launches paid promotion notifications

YouTube tumb

YouTube has launched a new video feature that lets content creators flag when a video is a paid promotion. The new optional function adds text… Read more

Xiaomi launches Android TV-powered 4K Mi Box in the US

Xiaomi Mi Box

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has launched its 4K Ultra HD streaming media player in the US. The box, which is powered by Google’s Android TV platform,… Read more

OTE launches catch-up and VOD service


Deutsche Telekom-owned Greek telco OTE has launched an OTT catch-up TV and video-on-demand service that will be available to OTE TV subscribers at no extra… Read more

Verizon reportedly set to buy Vessel

Jason Kilar

US telco Verizon is in position to acquire mobile video platform Vessel, according to a report. Ex-Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and CTO Richard Tom launched… Read more

The QYou launches in Poland


The QYou is due to launch in Poland after agreeing to deliver its content to subscribers of Play Poland’s recently launched OTT service, Play NOW.… Read more

Italy’s Rai launches streaming service

Rai Play

Rai has launched Rai Play, its free OTT service, which offers live streams of a range of its channels. Launching the service this week, the… Read more

TVPlayer to come pre-installed on Samsung tablets


UK online TV platform, TVPlayer, has struck a deal with Samsung, establishing it as one of the first streaming video platforms to be pre-installed on… Read more