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DORNA Sports shift gears for MotoGP production with Grass Valley

Infrastructure Joseph O'Halloran 22-04-2021
As the exclusive commercial and TV rights holder for the FIM MotoGP World Championships, DORNA Sports has turned to Grass Valley for essential workflow technology to support live production of the 2021 Grand Prix motorcycling season which has 19 MotoGP events in 15 countries.
Dorna MotoGP1 Grass Valley 22 April 2021

Fugitive rebrands to Arrested Industries

Major Businesses Joseph O'Halloran 22-04-2021
Ahead of establishing a US office, the Fugitive content development, financing and distribution business founded by Anthony Kimble in 2019, is rebranding to become Arrested Industries.
AnthonyKimble MerrilyRoss Arrested Industries 22 April 2021

Connected TV, VOD embedded in UK viewing habits

Media Analysis Joseph O'Halloran 22-04-2021
A FreeWheel study into attitudes towards free-to-access video platforms with advertising has found that on-demand video is now a staple of UK viewing, and that connected TV is the preferred device of the respondents for accessing this premium content.

DISH taps AWS for 5G network and services

Infrastructure Faye Sutton 22-04-2021

DISH Network has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider and will construct its 5G network on AWS, as part of a collaboration agreement.

Dejero announces successful recapitalisation to accelerate growth

Major Businesses Faye Sutton 22-04-2021

Live video and real-time data specialist Dejero has announced a $60 million minority recapitalisation of the business, led by Vertu Capital.

Virgin Media trial clocks up 2.2Gbps broadband speeds

Infrastructure Faye Sutton 22-04-2021

Virgin Media has successfully delivered next-generation 2.2Gbps broadband speeds to homes in Southampton and Manchester in real-world trials.

Roku resurrects Quibi content with Originals brand

OTT Editor 21-04-2021
Promising to bring “bold and fresh entertainment” to its core online video offer, Roku is to re-brand content from its Quibi acquisition in January as Roku Originals for launch on The Roku Channel.
Roku Originals 21 April2021

Rakuten TV launches 20 channels on Samsung TV Plus

Programming Faye Sutton 21-04-2021

Streaming service Rakuten TV has expanded its free content offering on Samsung’s TV Plus service.

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