Bloomberg ties up channel distribution on Haystack News

News AVOD Haystack News has expanded its channel portfolio in a deal with Bloomberg Media. The agreement will see Haystack News add to its almost 350 local, national and world TV news networks with Bloomberg’s in-house channels Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Quicktake. Haystack News now features 18 live streaming channels, with the two Bloomberg networks […]

Bloomberg launches OTT Quicktake network

Bloomberg is expanding its Quicktake brand to launch a 24/7 streaming news network. Previously announced in October, the Quicktake network will officially launch Monday, November 9 at 9am EST (2pm GMT). It launches with 10.5 hours of programming featuring ten original series and four live daily news shows encompassing a broad range of subjects spanning […]

Bloomberg to launch QuickTake as OTT network

Business giant Bloomberg Media will launch its OTT streaming network QuickTake on November 8. QuickTake is a pre-established brand for Bloomberg, with over one million followers on Twitter and over 430,000 on Instagram. It presents easy to digest short-form news updates from around the world on topics ranging from current affairs and business to lifestyle […]

Bloomberg TV+ launches on Samsung TV Plus

Bloomberg has launched its Bloomberg TV+ streaming app on Samsung TV Plus. Bloomberg TV+ was launched in 2019 with the promise of being the “first of its kind in news, combining the trusted programming of Bloomberg TV, the premier worldwide 24-hour business and financial news network, with a data-rich display of graphics created for a […]

Bloomberg and Twitter launch TicToc social news network

Bloomberg and Twitter have launched TicToc by Bloomberg, a round-the-clock global news network built specifically for the social media platform. The companies said that the service targets the “next generation of on-the-go, mobile-first news consumers” and combines Bloomberg’s news gathering capabilities with Twitter’s digital power and immediacy. TicToc by Bloomberg goes live today and will […]

Bloomberg Radio London goes live

Bloomberg has launched Bloomberg Radio London on DAB digital radio across Greater London, as part of its radio expansion efforts. Bloomberg Radio will broadcast on the London 3 local multiplex to become one of up to 80 stations available to listeners in the greater London area on DAB digital radio, free of charge. “This is […]

Bloomberg appoints first global head of digital innovation

Bloomberg has upped its managing editor of Bloomberg Digital, Michael Shane, to the new role of global head of digital innovation. Shane will remain based in New York but will spend time in each region looking at new opportunities to grow audience, engagement, and revenue – focusing on six months to two-years or more into […]

Twitter video-streaming app launches on Apple TV, Fire TV, Xbox One

Twitter has launched a new app for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One devices, which will feature all the live-streaming video that is available on the social network. Twitter said that app is designed to let anyone experience “the best of Twitter”, with premium video and user-generated Periscope feeds to be available alongside […]

Report: Amazon aiming for sports rights

Amazon is reportedly going after video rights for professional sports, including tennis, rugby and golf. According to a Bloomberg report, which cites people with knowledge of the matter, Amazon has expressed interest in sport with a global appeal, which also includes soccer and auto racing. The online retail giant is also reportedly interested in US […]

Barcroft adds execs after Channel 4 investment

UK-based digital content business Barcroft Media has hired execs from News UK and Bloomberg for new senior editorial and commercial posts. Dom Smith, a former FHM Australia editor and FHM managing editor, has become head of editorial and will oversee the flow of content to the Barcroft video business, which has one of the UK’s […]

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