Australian broadcaster Network Ten is to become a shareholder in the Australian offshoot of former YouView chief technology officer and iPlayer creator Anthony Rose’s Zeebox social TV venture, according to press reports.
According to paidContent, Zeebox has struck a deal with Ten to make an investment in a new Zeebox Australia venture, to be led by former News Corp investment arm Netus’s Craig Blair.
In the UK, pay TV operator BSkyB became a shareholder in Zeebox with a reported investment of US$15 million (€12 million).
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