Hybrid TV & OTT

RTL’s BroadbandTV teams up with BMG for music

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Multichannel network BroadbandTV is to partner with Bertelsmann stablemate music publisher BMG on an initiative to push the emerging artists to YouTube and digital audiences.… Read more

Wuaki.tv to accept PayPay payments in UK

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Video-on-demand provider Wuaki.tv is now accepting PayPal payments from UK customers in addition to payment by credit card. Wuaki.tv said has introduced PayPal payment in… Read more

TV operators favour mixed SVoD and TVoD OTT

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TV operators are looking to launch OTT services to provide multiscreen access and compete with the likes of Netflix, with most favouring a hybrid model,… Read more

Nintendo drops TVii

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Game console provider Nintendo is to drop its Nintendo TVii second screen app on August 11 after three years. The service was launched with the… Read more

Comcast defends new OTT service

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Comcast Communications has defended its new cord-cutting enabler Stream. The OTT service, which is currently being trialed in the US, will allow the US cable… Read more

YouTube redesigns mobile app

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YouTube has redesigned its official mobile app, adding clip editing tools and support for full-screen vertical videos for the first time. The update – which… Read more

Amazon Fire TV nears 2,000 apps

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Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices now offer nearly 2,000 channels, apps and games, according to the e-retail giant. Detailing the number in its second quarter… Read more

MTV programming head moves to YouTube

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MTV’s president of programming in the US, Susanne Daniels, is set to join YouTube to lead the video site’s original content efforts, according to stateside… Read more

Netflix updates its TV app

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Netflix has updated its TV to provide a ‘more immersive and cinematic experience’. The app update will apply across all Netflix’s streaming services in its… Read more

MTS to launch OTT service


Russian service provider MTS plans to launch an OTT service, MTS TV, aimed at smart TV, PC, mobile, iOS and Android devices. MTS has hired… Read more