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Brightcove buys Ooyala’s online video platform business for US$15m

Brightcove has agreed to buy Ooyala’s online video platform (OVP) business for roughly US$15 million. Brightcove said it plans to integrate aspects of Ooyala’s technology into its platform to provide a “more robust global offering”. As part of the deal, Brightcove will acquire Ooyala’s video content management and publishing platform Backlot, Analytics, Live, and its […]

Brightcove: millennials more satisfied with streaming services

Millennial viewers feel “far more satisfied” watching content through streaming services compared to broadcast or cable networks, according to research by Brightcove. The video technology provider’s 2018 Global Consumer Streaming Habits Survey found that 68% of people aged 19-36 said that streaming services continually provide content they want to watch, compared to 55% who feel […]

OTT TV value ‘yet to convince’ South-East Asia users

The value of OTT TV services has yet to fully convince viewers in key south-east Asian markets to sign up, according to research carried out by YouGov for Brightcove. According to the Asia OTT Television Research Report 2018, which covers India, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Singapore, OTT TV consumers in the region are highly […]

Brightcove powers Indian OTT service SonyLIV

Brightcove is powering Sony Pictures Networks India’s premium over-the-top streaming service, SonyLIV, the company has announced. Brightcove’s video platform underpins SonyLIV’s on-demand video experience, ensuring viewers in India can watch across devices including web, mobile, and connected TV screens. Sony Pictures Networks claims SonyLIV’s line-up of movies, TV shows, sports, music and originals is watched by […]

Brightcove appoints new CEO

Video delivery and monetisation company Brightcove has appointed Jeff Ray, the former chief executive of education software company Ellucian, as its new CEO. Ray succeeds acting CEO Andy Feinberg, who has led the company since the departure of former chief executive officer David Mendels last summer. Feinberg will now revert back to his previous role […]

Mongol TV launches global OTT TV service

Mongolia’s leading free-to-air TV channel Mongol TV has launched a new OTT TV streaming service using technology from Brightcove. The new service, Ori TV, provides live and on-demand content to viewers worldwide. The service uses Brightcover’s OTT Flow platform, powered by Accedo. Other technology partners for the service include Cleeng, which provides subscriber management technology. […]

Sportsfix taps Brightcove for Asian sports delivery

Southeast Asian over-the-top service, Sportsfix, has partnered with Brightcove to deliver live and on-demand local sports content across the region. Malaysia-based Sportsfix, which first launched in July 2017, has selected the Brightcove Live platform to power its offering – which provides coverage of football leagues like Chinese Super League, Liga 1 Indonesia, Thai League, as […]

Brightcove hires new European media chief

Brightcove has named Allen Dickson as vice president of media, EMEA. Dickson will lead the media business in Europe, which includes responsibility for new and existing media business across the region. Dickson previously worked in executive roles at technology and digital media companies like RealNetworks, Rhapsody (Napster), and Nielsen. Previous to joining Brightcove, Dickson spent […]

Salomon taps Accedo and Brightcove for multi-platform video offering

Sportswear brand Salomon has tapped video app specialist Accedo and online video platform provider Brightcove to make its video content available on multiple devices including smart TVs, iOS and Android mobile phones and tablets, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast. Salomon will use branded video platform OTT Flow to create brand vide experiences around […]

Ooyala sues Brightcove claiming ‘misappropriation of trade secrets’

Video technology provider Ooyala has filed a lawsuit against rival Brightcove, alleging “deliberate and willful misappropriation of proprietary trade secrets”. The suit accuses Brightcove of using customer contact lists, confidential sales pitches and pricing, marketing plans and corporate strategies to “undermine and exploit Ooyala’s business dealings and sales efforts” throughout Latin America. Ooyala said in […]

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