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MWC 2017: consumer VR industry ready for major content push

Infrastructure Editor 28-02-2017
vr ibb 28 Feb 2017The recent momentum created within the virtual reality (VR) sector as regards devices, especially headsets, is paving the way for a ‘flood’ of innovative VR content in 2017, says research from IBB Consulting.

MWC 2017: Vodafone taps Cisco to launch GigaTV

VOD Editor 28-02-2017
Vodafone Germany has taken the lid off a new video-on-demand (VOD) service developed by Cisco which offers mobile access, personalised recommendations and Ultra HD content.

YouTube generates 2BN hours of content a day

Online Video Editor 28-02-2017
In what it calls a total vindication of its strategy to focus on the amount of time someone spends watching a video rather than views, YouTube has revealed that in 2016 two billion hours of its content were watched every day.

Parables, Kingdom Sight to debut filmmaking documentary

Programming Michelle Clancy 28-02-2017
Kingdom Sight Studios and Parables are preparing to launch Behind the Scenes: A High School Story, a documentary style reality show that provides viewers with an unprecedented look behind the challenges of indie filmmaking and the passion that drives them on.

Amazon becomes exclusive US home for Fortitude

Programming Michelle Clancy 28-02-2017
Amazon Studios and Sky Vision today announced the addition of Fortitude to Amazon’s line-up of dramatic original series for Prime Video in the US.

Comcast to add YouTube to Xfinity X1

OTT Michelle Clancy 28-02-2017
Comcast will launch the YouTube app on Xfinity X1 across the US later this year to enable customers to access over the Internet the entire YouTube catalogue of billions of videos alongside the live, on demand, DVR and Web programming included with their Xfinity TV subscription.

Circa inks VOD deal with OWNZONES

OTT Michelle Clancy 28-02-2017
Circa has partnered with OWNZONES Media Network (OMN), the upstart global over-the-top (OTT) technology, distribution and content provider, to expand its programming internationally with a series of subscription and ad-supported video-on-demand (VOD) channels.

Spark NZ offers Netflix free to broadband users

VOD Rebecca Hawkes 28-02-2017
Spark New Zealand is offering a year’s free subscription to Netflix when customers sign up for a 24-month unlimited data broadband plan.

MTV lines up SE Asian music chart show

Programming Rebecca Hawkes 28-02-2017
MTV is to premiere a new weekly music chart show for South East Asia on 4 March, in its first collaboration with the Recording Industry Association of Singapore.

DEN launches mobile streaming platform

Mobile Rebecca Hawkes 28-02-2017
Indian multi-system operator (MSO) DEN Networks has unveiled an online streaming app enabling existing cable TV (CATV) subscribers to watch live and on-demand content on-the-go.

WeKids Asia acquires Studio 100 shows for China

Deals Rebecca Hawkes 28-02-2017
WeKids Asia will distribute children’s animations Maya the Bee, Vic the Viking, Nils Holgersson and Blinky Bill in China, following a distribution deal with Germany’s Studio 100 Media.

RTVE February 2017