Cinedigm buys OTT channel

US-based over-the-top platform Cinedigm has acquired an 85% stake in fandom-focused OTT network CONtv. Wizard World, which previously had a 42.5% stake in the business, will retain a 10% shareholding, and remain an event and marketing partner for CONtv. This comes after LA-based Cinedigm revealed a slate of paid-for, thematic digital channels, one of which […]

BitTorrent to launch paid content bundles

File delivery technology specialist BitTorrent is launching paid content bundles this summer, as part of its efforts to let producers distribute directly to fans. BitTorrent, which launched BitTorrent Bundles last year as a way for content owners distribute packs of content such as films and music, is now set to add ‘paygates’ to these bundles. […]