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Verizon folds Go90 into Oath, widens its content distribution

Verizon has folded its US video streaming service, Go90, into its Oath division, in a move that sees Go90 content distributed through its other digital channels. Speaking at the Code Media conference in California, Oath CEO Tim Armstrong said that “Go90 will be redistributed inside of the super-large distribution that we have overall”. Oath encompasses […]

BroadbandTV, HuffPo launch video network

RTL-backed multichannel network BroadbandTV has partnered with the Huffington Post to launch a “next-generation online video journalism network”. Outspeak will allow journalists and content creators to tell their stories across both companies’ platforms, with selected content makers to be given the chance to develop their channels into original content series co-produced with Outspeak. BroadbandTV and […]

Verizon pays $4.4bn for AOL

US-based telco Verizon will pay US$4.4 billion to acquire digital content and distribution group AOL. The deal represents a purchase price of US$50 a share, and comes as Verizon implements a strategy that includes targeting growth in OTT markets. The companies will be keen to ensure their merged group will fare better than AOL’s last major […]