Online Video 28-05-2017
In an unintended consequence of a move that could shake up the country’s TV market, the UK’s TV Licensing authorities have revealed that subscribers to Amazon’s Prime Video service will need to be covered by a TV licence if they choose to pay for watching live services.
Aiming to offer free video with a more engaging, interactive experience for users, Taiwan Television Enterprise (TTV) is partnering with 8sian Media’s NEXT.TV to offer what it claims is the world’s first AI-enabled online video service and app.
Fite TV and MultiVision Media are partnering to stream a boxing event on a pay-per-view (PPV) basis. The NABO Junior Middle-Weight Title super-fight, live from Boca Raton, Florida, will not be available on cable or satellite.
Facebook has expanded its content relationships in an effort to supercharge its original video content slate.
Google has launched Android O, which makes it easier for users to access content from Android TV apps.
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