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Hulu Japan taps Bitmovin for encoding

Hulu Japan operator HJ Holdings and online video platform Play have chosen Bitmovin Encoding to deliver the service to multiple screens. The deployment was implemented through Bitmovin’s local integrator partner Itochu Cable Systems (ICS). HJ runs an online video delivery service that allows its subscribers to access a library of content which features over 50,000 titles, including movies, […]

Korean FTC approves Pooq and Oksusu merger, paves way for Wavve launch in September

South Korean regulators have approved the merger between OTT platform Pooq and Oksusu to clear the way for the launch of Wavve.  Wavve was initially proposed in January as a joint venture between broadcasters KBS, MBC and SBS along with telco SK Telecom as a means to protect against the growing influence of foreign OTT […]

Streamhub launches cross-industry data management platform for Japan

London-based video analytics firm Streamhub has announced the launch of a cross-industry data management platform for online video in Japan. “Catch-an” (short for catchup analytics), is designed for use across all broadcasters and agencies in the countries and has been launched in partnership with audience research company Video Research Ltd. A statement from the company […]

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