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ZEE5, India’s fastest growing ConTech brand today announced its partnership with Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, for the deployment of the Kaltura TV Platform Player. The Kaltura TV Platform Player provides ZEE5 with market-leading Quality of Experience (QoE), while supporting over 8,000 devices, and providing elastic scale to accommodate ZEE5’s global audience of over 76 million users. The Kaltura TV Platform Player also includes native support of advertising insertion and measurement.

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ITV today confirmed that a deal has been struck between Britbox and Viacom-owned Channel 5 and Comedy Central which will see hundreds of additional hours of both channels’ best British content available on Britbox from launch. The deal brings factual and entertainment content from Channel 5 plus original British comedies from Comedy Central UK.

Under the deal, box-sets from Channel 5 can appear on BritBox following a 30 day catch-up window on the My5 service. 

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JW Player, the world’s most powerful and flexible video platform, today announces the launch of an enhanced Video Player Bidding solution for all clients. Video Player Bidding provides media companies with an integrated solution to connect with high-quality advertisers and brands from across the globe. Since adding three new demand partners over the last six months, the company has seen increased ad yield, reduced latency, and fewer VPAID opt-outs for clients using the product during

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DAZN, the world’s largest sports streaming service, is now available to Comcast customers on Xfinity Flex and will be available over the Internet to millions more on Xfinity X1 this fall, marking DAZN’s first distribution deal with a major U.S. video and internet provider.

We’re thrilled to give our Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex customers access to DAZN’s live and on-demand programming starting this fall just in time for some of the most highly

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TiVo has announced that Vodafone Group is deploying TiVo’s Personalized Content Discovery (PCD) to deliver engaging, highly-relevant entertainment experiences to its subscribers. Vodafone offers broadband, TV, mobile and telephone services to 640 million customers in 24 countries as one of the world’s leading mobile communications providers. 

 Vodafone is introducing PCD as part of the new Vodafone TV service in Portugal, the first country to deploy its new “Intelligent Voice Search” feature. It uses TiVo’s Conversation,

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TiVo has announced that Liberty Latin America, a leading telecommunications company operating in over 20 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, has selected TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform to bring cutting-edge innovations to its customers in Puerto Rico. Over time, Liberty Latin America also plans to launch TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform in other markets across Latin America.

TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform enables Liberty Latin America to seamlessly transition to IPTV and deliver entertainment to customers when and where

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Imagine Communications, which provides open, end-to-end ad-tech solutions for broadcasters, content owners, MVPDs and vMVPDs, today announced that a new generation of its Landmark™ Sales solution will improve advertising management for ITV, the UK’s largest commercial television network.

In an extension of Imagine’s longstanding relationship with the network, earlier this summer, ITV completed an upgrade to the more modern, efficient and technically advanced Landmark II system, allowing it to better manage linear airtime sales across

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Apple has announced that its new streaming service, Apple TV+, will launch November 1 in over 100 countries and regions. Apple TV+ will go live with a lineup of original shows, movies and documentaries, including “The Morning Show,” “Dickinson,” “See,” “For All Mankind” and “The Elephant Queen.” The service will be available on the Apple TV app on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac and other platforms, including online at tv.apple.com, for $4.99

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Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, announced today that its Kaltura Cloud TV technology is supporting the launch of Vodafone TV in Greece, Romania and Portugal, joining Spain and Italy.

The service is a multi-country telco-grade TV service that relies on a single common cloud-based platform that allows Vodafone OpCos to launch the market-leading Vodafone TV service within their countries. As Kaltura introduces service upgrades, new features and innovation to the global Vodafone TV

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Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has announced that it’s continuing to expand its TV Everywhere OTT video platform via the integration of additional server-side dynamic ad insertion (SSDAI) capabilities, partnering with Switzerland-based Ad Insertion Platform (AIP) in Europe.

Frédéric Torasso, Product Manager TV Everywhere OTT Video with Globecast, said, “The growth in viewer numbers for OTT video services can be seen around the world. However, the monetisation of those services has

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