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Freeview, the UK’s biggest TV platform, today launched its mobile app for iOS devices. In just three taps, you can stream live shows from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 and on demand content from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, and UKTV Play whenever and wherever, all for free (over a WiFI or data connection plan). 

Whether you’re looking to catch up with EastEnders on your commute, see what Piers Morgan is angry

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24i Media, the leading, global streaming video app developer, today announced that they have partnered with Hisense, a global electronics giant and one of the world’s leading TV manufacturers and technology leaders. Hisense’s next generation of Smart TV models equipped with a VIDAA system will have the TV GAMES portal, powered by 24i Media, preinstalled as of March 2019.

The TV GAMES portal is a cross-platform collection of in-house developed games optimized for TV remote

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DAZN, the online sports streaming service owned by DAZN Group, has enjoyed an impressive 2018 leveraging the power of social video to bolster its brand awareness and drive subscription growth using Grabyo. DAZN has used Grabyo’s platform to deploy a targeted video distribution strategy across its social channels on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Modern sports fans want more than just live events. They’re looking for relevant, real-time video clips across a variety of social platforms,

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ITV Studios – and its associated labels which are part of ITV Studios – produced a record high of 8,500 hours of content in 2018. The company, which now has more entertainment shows in more territories than ever before, produced five of the top ten best-performing shows (as measured by BARB, not including online viewing and excluding live events like the Royal Wedding and the World Cup) in the UK. These were:

• Bodyguard – 

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Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, announces it has partnered with Såo Paulo, Brazil-based Guigo TV to provide 12 channels in Brazil for Guigo TV’s new OTT platform. The channels cover various genres including sports, lifestyle and children’s programming.

 

The channels include Bloomberg, Combat Go, Freckle, Global Fashion Channel, HallyPOP, Hard Knocks Fighting, Kartoon Circus, Kid Central, Mens7, Sky News Arabia, and WWXTREME. Viewers can access Guigo’s TV content at www.guigo.tv. Guigo

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