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La Liga, Microsoft sign worldwide digital content alliance

Social TV Juan Fernandez Gonzalez 02-12-2016
microsoft la ligaSpanish football competition La Liga and Microsoft have inked a deal to feed the former’s 1.6 billion social media followers with digital content.

The Simpsons marathon blows up FXX ratings

Ratings/Measurement Michelle Clancy 02-12-2016
Homer, Bart and the rest of the Simpsons propelled FXX into the ranks of the top 10 basic cable networks in the US in November.

Hopster extends preschool SVOD reach with Fingerprint

OTT Michelle Clancy 02-12-2016
Hopster, the app provider that helps kids learn through TV shows and games, is partnering with Fingerprint to extend the reach of its ad-free subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) preschool content across kid-friendly platforms.

Teads logs programmatic milestones

Ad Tech Michelle Clancy 02-12-2016
Revenue for the Teads programmatic marketplace has increased 200% between Q1 and Q3 of this year, the company has announced.

SeaChange appoints engineering SVP

Infrastructure Michelle Clancy 02-12-2016
As the company continues with its shift to convert its legacy back-office customer base to next-generation systems, SeaChange International has appointed Mark Tubinis as SVP, Engineering and Global Services.

Amazon Video adds HBO, Cinemax to channel line-up

OTT Michelle Clancy 02-12-2016
Further expanding its growing online video service, Amazon has announced the launch of HBO and Cinemax on Amazon Channels.

C More commissions reboot of iconic Scandinavian spy thriller

VOD Editor 02-12-2016
Swedish commercial broadcaster TV4’s C More subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service has committed to two seasons of the high-concept spy thriller series based on Swedish author Jan Guillou’s best-selling Hamilton books.

World rugby sevens fantasy series claims first with update

Mobile Joseph O'Halloran 02-12-2016
The online Rugby7Stars fantasy game, produced for World Rugby to engage fans with the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, has been updated to include the addition of the hugely popular Women’s Rugby Sevens.

Traditional production methods failing to meet increased demand for video content

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 02-12-2016
Production houses may be missing out on cashing in on huge video demand after research reveals that TV professionals don’t have time to learn how to use the advanced technology that the industry has traditionally relied on.

Alibaba.com, CNBC join forces to launch business entertainment series

Programming Joseph O'Halloran 02-12-2016
Leading business and financial news network CNBC has teamed up with SME e-commerce firm Alibaba.com and video agency Hub to create Pop Up Start Up a new business entertainment show.

ITN to provide UK news feed to AP

Deals Editor 02-12-2016
Leading UK independent news provider ITN has announced that The Associated Press (AP) will license its domestic news coverage for inclusion in AP’s news services, which are then sold on throughout the world.

Rapid TV Everywhere - November 2016