Chad Hurley


Buyers Briefing digital season: news digest

As part of our new weekly Buyers Briefing feature, we run down the biggest news in the sector that best reflects our interviewee’s focus. This week, we look at the goings on in digital video after our chat with TalkTalk’s Will Ennett. Upcoming themed areas will include western European pay TV channels and Asian networks. […]

Rightster buys Base79 in £50m deal, YouTube co-founder joins

UK-based multichannel operator Rightster has acquired rival network Base79 in a deal that could be worth £50 million (US$85.7 million). At the same time, YouTube co-founder and former CEO Chad Hurley will join the Rightster advisory committee as the company positions for growth. Patrick Walker, the former senior director of YouTube EMEA who joined Base79 […]