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Viacom teams with SMiT to launch My Nick Jr personalised content

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia has entered into a technology partnership with one of the region's leading security firms, SMiT, to offer personalised content for the children's sector.

US cord-cutters begin to grow

Their affect on the business of pay-TV may have been overstated to date, but an Experian survey is suggesting that the number of cord-cutters is beginning to grow.

AT&T, Chernin Group form OTT joint venture

AT&T and The Chernin Group have formed a joint venture to acquire, invest in and launch over-the-top (OTT) video services. The two have committed more than $500 million in funding to the venture. Further financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

FilmOn launches free local TV service

Streaming start-up FilmOn has launched Teleport Technology, which will let a person in New York watch local television broadcasts from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami and Denver, among other US cities, for free.

Chile's OTT project reported for breaking competency rules

Chile's over-the-top project—a joint venture between Canal 13, Megavision, Chilevision and TVN—has been reported to the country's free competition tribunal (TDLC) for not respecting the market rules.

Aereo adds Google Chromecast support

Aereo, the online video streamer backed by Barry Diller, has announced that it will be Google Cast-ready on 29 May. Aereo members and consumers residing in active Aereo markets will be able to download (or update) the Aereo app for Android in the Google Play store, which will include support for Google's Chromecast over-the-top (OTT) streaming dongle.

ADB partners with ContentWise for multiscreen content recognition and discovery

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) and ContentWise have announced that ADB will integrate the ContentWise discovery and recommendation engine for live, on-demand and over-the-top (OTT) multiscreen video content in its systems integration offerings.

NAB 2014: Ericsson sights a new dawn for broadcasting

Drawing on research painting a picture of a new era of entertainment and connectivity, Ericsson has launched a Next Generation Playout solution at NAB 2014.