Dailymotion secures Bollywood premium and free content

Dailymotion has agreed content deals with Indian movie company Venus to launch premium and free offerings of Bollywood movies. The partnership will see over 100 Bollywood movies uploaded to the online video site over the coming few months. Dailymotion will also hot Venus’s premium movie catalogue, which will be made available on a paid-for basis. […]

Zee’s OTT service Ditto to hit one million users

The Siemens-powered over-the-top offering from India’s Zee Entertainment Enterprises is now approaching one million customers, according to Stefan Jenzowsky, head of the multimedia business unit, Siemens Communications. Speaking at the Connected TV World Summit in London, Jenzowsky said that the 2012-launched service would soon reach one million users after ramping up from 100,000 last year, […]

Siemens unveils OTT link-up at TV Connect

Technology company Siemens has unveiled a line-up of smart-TV apps for the Ditto TV OTT service it powers for India’s Zee Entertainment, along with new swipe technology that will let users easily transfer content from their mobiles to the big screen. During his keynote speech at TV Connect, Stefan Jenzowsky, the head of Siemens’ communication, […]

Dailymotion eyes new territories for SVOD following Turkish deal

Video sharing site Dailymotion plans to expand its premium offerings to other territories following its recent announcement that it would launch of a subscription video-on-demand service, Dailymotion+, in Turkey, according to head of international content Marc Eychenne. Eychenne told DTVE that Dailymotion would look at the possibility of launching an SVOD service in other territories […]

Interest in connected entertainment growing, says report

Interest in connected TV, over-the-top video and use of games consoles and tablets as entertainment devices is growing strongly amongst consumers worldwide, according to a study by Bain & Company released at the Forum d’Avignon in France. Bain & Company’s study of 3,000 consumers in the UK, France, the US, China and India found that […]

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