Ooyala launches PayPal-powered pay-wall

US-based online video publishing platform supplier Ooyala has launched a pay-wall service for it clients, allowing viewers to use the PayPal online payment platform to pay for content.

Ooyala clients including LATV Networks and Sportfive have already tested the service, which is integrated within the Ooyala video player.

Ooyala recently raised US$22m (€16m) in funding from Shanghai-based CID Group and Tokyo-based Itochu Technology Ventures as it prepares for further international expansion.