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AccuWeather launches Android TV app

Mobile Michelle Clancy 28-05-2017
AccuWeather has released an app for Android TV.

Univision tops Telemundo in May sweeps

Ratings/Measurement Gabriel Miramar-Garcia 28-05-2017
Univision 28 May 2017Univision Communications and UniMás wrapped up the May 2017 sweep season as the No 1 and No 2 Spanish-language networks in prime time among total viewers.

Vector Capital swoops for Sandvine

Major Businesses Editor 28-05-2017
An affiliate of leading global private equity firm Vector Capital has entered into an arrangement to acquire network policy control solutions provider Sandvine.

Amazon UK live TV upgrade could lead to licence demand

Online Video Editor 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.

TTV claims AI world-first with OTT service and app for 8sian

Infrastructure Editor 28-05-2017
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 to provide PPV streaming for middleweight boxing

Programming Michelle Clancy 27-05-2017
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 ramps up original video push with slew of deals

Deals Michelle Clancy 27-05-2017
vox 27 may 2017Facebook has expanded its content relationships in an effort to supercharge its original video content slate.

Android TV debuts updated programming guide, Google Assistant

OTT Michelle Clancy 27-05-2017
Google has launched Android O, which makes it easier for users to access content from Android TV apps.

Smartphones reach 80% of US homes

Mobile Michelle Clancy 27-05-2017
Mobile video is on the rise, and no wonder: smartphones are now in 80% of US homes – a six percentage point increase in penetration year-on-year, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

Amazon inks exclusive for Soderbergh’s next film

Deals Michelle Clancy 27-05-2017
Amazon has announced a partnership to bring Steven Soderbergh’s newest film to Prime Video customers during its exclusive first-run US streaming window.

Nielsen: TV still dominates viewing platforms

Media Analysis Michelle Clancy 27-05-2017
TV is still the king of screens, even in the streaming age: Nielsen stats show that 92% of all viewing among US adults (18+) happens on the TV screen.
Rapid TV Everywhere - May 2017