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.
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.
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 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, 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.
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.
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.