Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Turner to launch OTT sports platform in US

Turner announced that it plans to launch a new standalone premium sports streaming service in 2018. The platform will be the home of UEFA Champions and Europa League games. Turner closed a multi-platform deal with UEFA for a three-year period, beginning with the 2018-19 season. Live matches will also be regularly televised across TBS, TNT [...]

Sling TV introduces in-browser viewing on Google Chrome

OTT pay TV service Sling TV launched an in-browser player on Google Chrome. Sling TVs compatibility with Chrome enables customers to watch live and on-demand television directly in their web browser, with no app download required. The beta version of Sling TVs in-browser player is available on the latest version of Google Chrome-supported devices and [...]

Ooredoo subscribers to enjoy free trial of Starz Play

The popular Starz Play service will be available over the weekend to Ooredoo TV customers. The offer will be valid today, through to Sunday, and will be automatically available for the current Ooredoo TV customers even to those who are not subscribed to Starz Play. Existing Ooredoo TV customers can access the service by pressing [...]

CDF sued by Sernac over streaming outages

The National Consumer Service (Sernac) of Chile filed a class action against El Canal del Fútbol (CDF) over Estadio CDFs streaming outages during the match between Colo Colo and Universidad Catolica. On that occasion, Sernac received 271 claims about the problems, which prevented users from accessing the transmission of the derby match. Sernac said in [...]

Crackle launches in Colombia with ETB

Sony Pictures Television’s SVOD service Crackle announced its arrival in the Colombian market as part of the new pay TV offer of the Telecommunication Company of Bogotá (ETB). For a monthly fee of CO$ 11,400 (USD 3.4) after a free-month trial, ETB clients can download the application on different connected devices and use it on [...]