Category Archives: Online Video Advertising

NFL announce a partnership with Verizon for the US

The National Football League (NFL) announced a multi-year partnership with Verizon. Thus, the telecommunications company will live stream the games through its media properties Yahoo and Yahoo Sports -regardless of mobile network-, in addition to go90 and the NFL mobile app. This partnership will also allow the fans to access the highlights of the games, [...]

Canal Capital launches first web series

Bogotá’s public TV channel, Canal Capital, has launched its first web series, called TBT Sin Límites, which is already available on its website and on YouTube and Facebook. This new suspense show has 48 short episodes and reflects the reality of young people, said the channel in a statement. The project has the support of [...]

YouTube removes inappropriate childrens videos

YouTube has removed more than 150,000 videos from the platform with offensive content directed at children. The decision came after several advertisers suspended their ads because they were displayed alongside the inappropriate content. YouTube says it has terminated more than 270 accounts and turned off comments on over 625,000 videos targeted by child predators. Finally, [...]

Vimeo adds HDR support

Vimeo announced that it has added support for both HDR videos and resolutions as high as 8K. This way, all members who shoot or master HDR footage can upload those videos to Vimeo. In a blog post, the company said that HDR support includes Apples latest devices – including the iPhone X, iPad Pro, and [...]

Twitter live-streamed its first match of Brazil’s basketball league

On November 10, Twitter started live streaming the NBB, Brazils most important national Basketball League. The first match offered was between França and Paulistano. Games are available to logged-in and logged-out user. The deal between the social network and the NBB includes 17 games of 2017-2018 season. The matches are available all Fridays.  Twitter’s commitment [...]

Twitter to live stream Brazil’s basketball league

Twitter announced a partnership with Brazils National Basketball League (LNB) to live stream on the platform 17 matches of 2017/2018 season. The games will be available, all Fridays, to logged-in and logged-out users. The first transmission will be on November 10 (Franca vs. Paulistano) and viewers will be able to access via computers, mobile phones, [...]

América Móvil and Telemundo present bids for Mexico national soccer team media rights

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil announced that they have jointly submitted to the Mexican Soccer Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all mens and womens Mexico National Team divisions. [...]

NFL, Facebook announce programming partnership

The National Football League (NFL) announced that it has signed a multiyear deal with Facebook to deliver globally on the social network NFL Game Recaps and official highlights from all 256 regular season games as well as the playoffs and Super Bowl.  In addition, NFL Media, the League’s owned and operated media division, will distribute [...]

Vimeo acquires Livestream, launches new streaming service

Vimeo announced that it has agreed to acquire Livestream and is launching a new service called Vimeo Live. Following completion of the acquisition, Livestream’s offering will be integrated with Vimeo to empower creators to capture, edit, stream, and archive live events, as well as host, distribute and monetize videos, the company explained in a press [...]

Facebook to spend up to USD 1 billion on original TV content

According to The Wall Street Journal, Facebook could spend next year as much as USD 1 billion on original content for its new video platform Watch, according to people familiar with matter. The figure, could fluctuate based on the success of Facebooks programming, said the report. A few weeks ago, the US newspaper also reported [...]