Vivendi ‘merging’ Dailymotion with Watchever

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Vivendi is merging its struggling YouTube rival Dailymotion with video-on-demand technology unit Watchever, according to a French press report. According to the Journal du Net,… Read more

Dailymotion revamps mobile, desktop offering


Vivendi-owned video-on-demand service Dailymotion has launched a new version of its app and its desktop offering in France. The new Dailymotion.fr site is organised around… Read more

Tuning into millennial audiences: how TV providers can re-engage the cordless generation

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Media companies have to tune in to the appeal of short-form videos to appeal to younger audience, says Curt Marvis, CEO and co-founder QYOU Media… Read more

Vivendi unveils new Dailymotion

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Vivendi has unveiled a new look, strategic focus and content partnerships for its YouTube rival Dailymotion at the Cannes Lionis International Festival of Creativity in… Read more

Vivendi taps Streamroot for OTT TV

The Vivendi office is seen in Paris on Wednesday, May 17, 2006.

Vivendi has tapped OTT TV specialist Streamroot to provide technology to deliver its streaming video services. Streamroot is providing its Streamroot DNA platform to help… Read more

Dailymotion to launch new app as part of strategic repositioning


Vivendi-owned YouTube rival Dailymotion plans to launch a new app in April as part of a strategy to create a prime video destination that people… Read more

French parliamentarians approve ‘YouTube tax’

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French parliamentarians have approved an amendment to the country’s budget that is intended to see the advertising revenues of free online video services such as… Read more

Third of US broadband homes watch UGC 10 days per month


Nearly 35% of US broadband homes watch user-generated video on sites like YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion at least 10 days per month, according to Parks… Read more

Vivendi to reposition Dailymotion, Studio+ set for launch

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Vivendi is to reposition and revamp the user experience of online video site Dailymotion next year. The company said it expected the changes to enable… Read more

Dailymotion changes reportedly leading to big staff losses

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French YouTube rival Dailymotion has seen almost half of the staff employed at the time of its acquisition by Vivendi last year leave, and the… Read more