Hybrid TV & OTT

Kilar’s Vessel to launch in the New Year

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Former Hulu boss Jason Kilar is set to launch his new video venture Vessel early next year, providing “early access to the web’s best short-form… Read more

Best of British SVoD service launches in Finland

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Cirkus, the UK content SVOD service, has launched in Finland. The service has launched on the Sonera IPTV platform, which is run by Swedish/Finish telco… Read more

TV shows account for 43% of millennials’ video viewing, says TiVo

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TV shows still account for 43% of millennials’ video viewing, though they are far more likely to use free and subscription sites to stream content… Read more

Pickbox.tv launches on T-Hrvatski Telekom

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Deutsche Telekom-owned Croatian telco T-Hrvatski Telekom has added local on-demand player Pickbox.tv’s subscription video-on-demand service to its MAXtv line-up.  T-Hrvatski Telekom will offer its users… Read more

Belgacom adds Netflix to Proximus TV

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Belgacom has started to roll out Netflix on its Proximus TV offering yesterday, as part of a gradual deployment that will take place over the… Read more

Viasat Broadcasting channels launch on Megogo.net

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Ukrainian OTT TV provider Megogo.net is to make all of Modern Times Group (MTG)-owned Viasat Broadcasting’s Ukrainian linear channels available on its platform.  Eight Viasat… Read more

Hulu in volume deal with Disney

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US streaming and catch-up service Hulu has picked up exclusive rights to Disney-distributed ABC series Resurrection and Mistresses and Devious Maids, which was on cable… Read more

Comcast customers get HBO and Showtime access on Roku

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Comcast Xfinity TV customers in the US are now able to access HBO Go and Showtime Anytime via Roku video streaming devices.  Xfinity customers can… Read more

Piksel signs up JB&A as reseller

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Digital media consultancy and reseller JB&A has formed a partnership with online video platform provider Piksel and has become an official sales partner of Piksel’s… Read more

Vice reportedly planning 2015 ‘deal spree’

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Vice Media CEO Shane Smith has said that the youth-focused media company aims to go “on a deal spree in 2015,” after A+E Networks and… Read more