Orange to take full control of Dailymotion ahead of finding new investor

Orange plans to go ahead with a plan to exercise its option to increase its stake in video sharing site Dailymotion from 49% to 100% before finding a new American partner to invest in the company, according to French press reports. According to reports, Orange will take full control of Dailymotion and then decide how […]

Dailymotion adds news channels

Al Jazeera, Russia Today, the Telegraph Media Group and VICE have launched dedicated channels on online video portal Dailymotion. Dailymotion will live stream Al Jazeera’s English and Arabic live news. Al Jazeera will also upload highlighted video news clips daily from both channels that will be available on demand to Dailymotion users. Thousands of videos […]

Opitmus Clix brings Dailymotion to the TV

Portuguese IPTV operator Opitmus Clix has launched a service that lets users watch Dailymotion videos on their TV. The free Dailymotion app is available to all Opitmus Clix customers. It features recommendations by Dailymotion and 20 pre-defined categories including music, humour, sports and TV. The addition of Dailymotion is latest app to be added to […]

Dailymotion to pay TF1 but not responsible for postings

Online video site Dailymotion has been ordered by a Paris court to pay €270,000 in damages and interest to TF1 Group for failing to remove illicit content quickly enough. However, the Tribunal de Grand Instance accepted that Dailymotion was not responsible a priori for content posted on the site by internet users. TF1 had sought […]

Dailymotion to stream Wimbledon coverage

Dailymotion has been named as the official streaming partner for the Wimbledon tennis championships. All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited will use Dailymotion’s platform to deliver live tennis and off-court coverage on the wimbledon.com site, via official mobile apps and on the Dailymotion site. The [email protected] service, presented by Annabel Croft and Mats Wilander, […]

Dailymotion moves into crowd-sourced content creation

France-based online video site Dailymotion has teamed up with online payment specialist Flattr to allow viewers to pay online video creators for their content. Dailymotion has partnered with Sweden-based Flattr to create what it describes as a global-scale, socially funded video network. Dailymotion with Flattr allows individual viewers to directly pay online video creators for […]

Orange sees Dailymotion as premium OTT option

Orange is mulling the launch of premium services on Dailymotion, the video sharing website in which it holds a 49% stake. Speaking to Digital TV Europe, Daniel Adams, Dailymotion’s head of international content said that Orange could use the platform to launch an OTT offering. “For Orange, Dailymotion can be used as an OTT offering […]

Dailymotion launches discussion forums

Online video site Dailymotion has launched a discussion forum platform to provide a more interactive experience to users. The discussion forums are arranged according to theme. Users can post videos or link to other topics, or start new conversations. According to Dailymotion, the forums will bring particular benefits to MotionMakers – creative Dailymotion users such […]

Orange and Dailymotion to launch 3D channel

Orange and online video platform Dailymotion are launching a 3D channel. Most of the content will come from Orange’s 3D channel available via its pay TV platforms in France, including Mag3D, a 26-minute monthly magazine programme airing 3D features.  The channel will be available in anaglyph for use with 3D glasses as well as on […]

Dailymotion launches new iOS and Android apps

Online video platform Dailymotion has launched new versions of its iOS and Android mobile apps. The apps will allow users to customise their home screen, share content with their social networks and search through 17 themed categories to access over 20 million videos through their mobile phones, according to Dailymotion. Groups of videos on the […]

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