Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Ooredoo Kuwait partners Vuclip for mobile VoD service

Ooredoo Kuwait selects technology from Vuclip to provide premium mobile video-on-demand service. The service is priced as low as 200 FILS (USD0.66) per day. The mobile VoD service runs on Vuclips patented technology, Dynamic Adaptive Transcoding Technology which provides unbuffered videos and optimises network variability across all mobile devices. The service offers personalised selection of [...]

Gloob do Brasil lança plataforma VOD e TV Everywhere Gloob Play

A emissora brasileira de televisão por assinatura Gloob (Globosat) lançou sua plataforma VOD e TV Everywhere, Gloob Play. O app está disponível somente no iOS, mas em breve estará também no serviço Android. Os assinantes do Gloob tem acesso gratuito à plataforma. Os usuários poderão conferir diversas atrações do canal, como ‘Angry Birds’, ‘Tem Criança [...]

Altron to sell its video-on-demand service Altech Node

South Africas Altech Node pay TV service is up for sale. Altron has decided to dump its video-on-demand (VOD) due to poor consumer response. “Altron TMT has identified a third party, with whom it is at an advanced stage of negotiations, to acquire this business. It is anticipated that Altech Node will be disposed of [...]

Novo canal EI Max do Brasil estreia em fase de testes na plataforma VOD EI Plus neste sábado

O novo canal da Turner, EI Max, será lançado como forma de teste neste sábado (25) na plataforma VOD do Esporte Interativo, EI Plus. O EI Max será lançado oficialmente na televisão paga brasileira no próximo mês e contará com uma cobertura completa e exclusiva da UEFA Champions League (um dos principais torneios de futebol [...]

Globecast Middle East aids Quran Hidayah to launch 40 YouTube channels

Globecast Middle East facilitates Quran Hidayah International Network to introduce 40 channels in 30 languages across the world through YouTube. Globecast provides a suite of playout and distribution services to distribute channel. Digital Media has been working with Quran Hidayah International Network to create these channels, providing a wide range of production services. Digital Media is [...]

El OTT español Filmin y el Instituto de Cine de México lanzaron nuevo OTTSpanish OTT Filmin and the Mexican Film Institute launched a new OTT

La plataforma española OTT Filmin y el Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (Imcine) lanzaron en México un nuevo servicio OTT para ver películas, series, cortos y contenidos infantiles. Se llama Filmin Latino (www.filminlatino.mx). Si bien la presentación se realizó este 21 de julio, la prestación estaba disponible desde junio. Hay tres variantes para disfrutar del catálogo [...]

Espn volvió a utilizar en Hispanoamérica estrategia de TV Everywhere abierto para cualquier usuarioEspn used once more the strategy based on an open TV Everywhere platform in Spanish-speaking Latin America

La semana pasada, la cadena de deportes Espn transmitió por TV Everywhere en forma abierta para cualquier persona de Hispanoamérica la presentación del jugador Carlos Tévez en el club argentino de fútbol Boca Juniors. Se trató de la misma señal que se podía ver en simultáneo por el canal lineal de TV. La acción fue [...]

OTT services hurting cable TV industry; AICDF says

All India Digital Cable Federation, lobby group for the multi-system operators, wants broadcasters to keep a level playing field for over-the-top and cable TV services. The AIDCF has written to Star India, Multi Screen Media and IndiaCast Media Distribution, saying that broadcasters are releasing content for free on OTT platforms, but cable TV companies are [...]

iROKOtv tweaks its mobile platform

iROKOtv, the African movie streaming service, has added new features on its platform. The company started tweaking the service just days after it went mobile-only. The modifications, such as playback options before a complete download, will be only available outside Africa, reports Telecompaper. African Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform, iROKOtv, also called as the Netflix of Africa [...]