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adRise launches Tubi TV for free VOD

Connected TV content distribution and monetisation platform adRise has launched Tubi TV, a free video-on-demand (VOD) service available on Amazon Fire TV, Roku and the Xbox 360.

FourthWall snags patent for targeted ads

FourthWall Media, which specialises in set-top box (STB) viewing data, has been awarded a patent from the US Patent office for its Method of Targeting Broadcast Messages Using Embedded Sets.

Globecast Australia launches OTT service

Broadcast services provider Globecast Australia has launched a new over-the-top (OTT) Internet streaming service.

Premium OTT services to 'raise the stakes' on traditional markets

Even though traditional methods of premium content distribution are hugely profitable, research from IDATE is proposing that utilising over-the-top (OTT) channels could take revenues into a different league.

Netflix speeds on Comcast improve 65%

Only weeks after agreeing to an unprecedented paid peering arrangement with the No 1 cable MSO, over-the-top (OTT) leader Netflix has announced that the average speed on the Comcast network for its streams is up 65%.

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 drives El Garage to cloud-based video streaming

Argentine-based automotive industry channel El Garage TV has selected Grupo DATCO's Sersat Alive cloud-based video streaming solution for the linear and on-demand delivery of content to multiscreen devices.

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.