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We look at the many digital platforms that creators are using to get their message across and engage, inform, and entertain their audiences.

VRV Adds DramaFever to SVOD Lineup

Streaming video on demand service, DramaFever, is joining VRV’s lineup of premium SVOD channels and expertly-curated content experiences.

VRV Adds MUBI to Channel Offerings, Launches CuriosityStream

VRV, the OTT service catering to “superfans” of anime, animation, comedy, horror, science and technology, have announced the addition of MUBI, an OTT channel featuring top-rated classic films, and the platform availablity of the previously announced science, history, nature, and tech documentary channel CuriosityStream. 

A Talk With VRV GM Arlen Marmel On Their First Anniversary and Adding New Channel Partners

The multichannel streaming service for niche genres, VRV, recently celebrated one year online. We talked to VRV GM Arlen Marmel who explained the origins of VRV to Next TV News.

Tightrope Simplifies Live IP Contribution and Channel Branding for Community Broadcasters with Cablecast 6.3

Tightrope Media Systems today announced version 6.3 of its comprehensive Cablecast Broadcast Automation platform. New IP input support for Cablecast Flex servers allows users to bring in live feeds from remote locations over cost-effective IP networks without requiring decoder hardware, while expanded channel branding abilities enable the keying of rich visual elements and messages over live video sources.

NAB NY 2017: Paul Martin of Concurrent talks Next TV Distribution Technologies

We talked to Paul Martin, VP of Engagement, Media and Entertainment at Concurrent during NAB NY 2017, who gave us a background of the company, where and how it is deployed in the current industry, and how it's working to meet the needs of Next TV.

Didja Launches LocalBTV, Brings Antenna TV to Mobile Users

Didja, a technology company dedicated to augmenting the television experience in delightful ways, today announced the launch of LocalBTV, the first and only app to bring access to antenna TV programming to viewers in one seamless mobile experience.

EvoStream Launches Next-Generation Server and Video Streaming Software

EvoStream 2.0 revamps user experience with new interface, H.265 support, improved HTML5 playback and Android/iOS streaming apps to address emerging markets including Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, while retaining core embedded technical competencies for OEMs.

Vimeo Acquires Livestream To Add Live Streaming To Service Offerings

In a blog post today, Vimeo, owned by IAC after a purchase in 2006, has announced that it has acquired New York City-based Livestream for an undisclosed sum.

Producer: New YouTube Content Localization Feature Makes Education More Accessible

Producer: Content Localization is a new service projected to help YouTube Creators reach tens of millions of people around the world.

Northwest Broadcasting Joins Sinclair, Nexstar and Univision as the First Affiliate Member in ATSC 3.0 Consortium

Northwest Broadcasting joins consortium which promots innovation and develop and explore products and services associated with ATSC 3.0 and monetization opportunities such as spectrum utilization, virtual MVPD platforms, multicast channels, automotive applications, single frequency networks and wireless data applications.

FreeCast To Create New OTT Ecosystem With Micro Channel Technology

Media aggregation firm FreeCast is announcing plans to create a new digital television ecosystem. By using low-cost web and over-the-air (OTA) distribution, the company intends to create a television platform that is expected to be more profitable and more accessible for content creators, advertisers, and viewers alike. 

LiveU Supports 150 Remote Locations for UK Live Election Coverage

LiveU will supply Sky News with video-over-cellular support for 150 remote election sites in June's UK election coverage.