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All3Media launching OTT nets with TV4

All3Media International and TV4 Entertainment are joining forces for an OTT initiative that will see the pair launch a range of online channels, TBI can reveal. The agreement between All3Media’s international arm and US-based TV4 will see the pair work up online channels that will be distributed over the top, as well as through the […]

PlayStation Vue launches on Apple TV

Sony’s over-the-top TV service PlayStation Vue has launched as an app for Apple TV in the US. PS Vue is available now on fourth generation Apple TVs– the most recent version of the streaming box, which launched last year. Announcing the launch, Sony said that Apple TV was “one of the most highly requested devices by […]

Roku hails biggest device launch in its history

Roku has introduced five new streaming devices in what it described as the biggest player launch in the company’s history. The new device line-up introduces new entry-level options as well as high-end 4K and high dynamic range (HDR)-capable devices. The full line-up consists of the Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+ and Roku Ultra and ranges in price […]

Mashable agrees content deal with Endemol Shine

Digital media news site Mashable has signed a content deal with Endemol Shine Beyond USA to distribute five digital series online. Endemol Shine Beyond’s US arm will produce the five series – covering the topics of eSports, technology and science – which Mashable will run on its website, social and YouTube channels. Endemol Shine Beyond […]

Juniper: 189m to use 4K OTT services by 2021

The adoption of 4K over-the-top services will rise dramatically in the next five years, climbing from 2.3 million unique users globally this year to 189 million by 2021, according to Juniper Research. The research firm’s ‘Digital TV and video: Network and OTT strategies 2016-21’ report claims that, in the US alone, one in ten residents […]

PlayStation Vue launches on Roku

Sony’s over-the-top TV service, PlayStation Vue, has launched on Roku devices in the US, with support for Android smartphones and tablets to follow next week. The service is available on Roku Streaming Sticks, Roku Streaming players, and Roku TVs. From next week a PlayStation Vue mobile app for Android will also be available on Android […]

Comcast on-demand platform adds Sony’s Crackle

Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand is adding Sony Pictures Television’s streaming platform Crackle to its cable and TV Everywhere services. The deal means Comcast subscribers with access to catch-up platform Xfinity will be able to watch Crackle as of tomorrow (April 20). This marks the first time Crackle has been made available via a cable subscription, […]

Sky unveils revamped, hybrid Now TV box

Sky will launch a new Roku-powered Now TV box later this year, giving users access to live linear TV channels for the first time, alongside on-demand content. The revamped, hybrid set-top box will let Now TV customers access more than 60 live, free-to-air TV channels – as well Now TV’s on-demand packages of content and […]

A+E’s Lifetime Movie Club launches on Roku

A+E Networks’ recently-launched, direct-to-consumer subscription service, Lifetime Movie Club, has launched on Roku devices in the US. Lifetime Movie Club gives subscribers access to an ad-free library of Lifetime Movies for US$3.99 a month after a one-week free trial. The service is already available via iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, and can now be […]

CuriosityStream debuts on Roku

Factual subscription on-demand service CuriosityStream has launched a channel on Roku apps and TVs. CuriosityStream launched earlier this year, offering original shows and content from the likes of the BBC, NHK and Zed. Its US-focused Roku service will begin at US$2.99 a month. “Making CuriosityStreamavailable on the Roku platform is an exciting next step in our […]