Huawei Video eyes interactive content to leverage 5G roll-out

Huawei’s European video chief has called on the creative community to bring the Chinese mobile giant innovative, 5G-targeting ideas akin to Black Mirror: Bandersnatch as the business prepares to roll out its OTT service worldwide. Fernando García Calvo, director of Huawei Video for Europe, tells TBI that the business’s OTT app Huawei Video is poised […]

RTVE and commercial rivals launch OTT platform to test SVOD

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE and commercial broadcasters Atresmedia and Mediaset plan to launch a joint OTT TV platform that could see them compete with the likes of Netflix, Movistar+, HBO and Sky in the Spanish market. The three broadcasters initially plan to launch an interactive TV platform, based on the HbbTV connected television standard, that […]

Youfone launching TV service in the Netherlands

Dutch SIM-only mobile operator Youfone is planning to launch a new IP-delivered TV service in partnership with phone manufacturer Huawei. According to local reports, Youfone will launch its service by April next year, offering live TV channels, VOD, apps and games, with a basic package priced at €10 (US$12). The basic package will include about […]

Google launches Daydream VR service

Google has launched its new Daydream View VR headset in five markets, along with Daydream and YouTube VR apps. The Daydream View headset and controller is available in the Google Store and via retailers in the US, Canada, UK, Germany and Australia and is compatible with any Daydream-ready phone – currently just Google’s new Pixel […]