Goldman Sachs invests in Kaltura

Online video platform specialist Kaltura has secured US$50 million (€45 million) in pre-IPO funding from Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital Investing group. Kaltura said it would use the capital to extend its footprint globally. Holger Staude, vice-president in Goldman Sachs’ Private Capital Investing group, will join Kaltura’s board of directors. Kaltura provides a range of video […]

Kaltura supporting Viacom18’s Voot

Voot, the video-on-demand service launched last week by Viacom18, the Indian JV between Viacom and local player Network18, is being powered by Kaltura’s OTT TV platform, the technology company has announced. The ad-supported video streaming service launched last week, with close to 17,000 hours of domestic and international content from channels associated with Viacom18, including […]

Kaltura partners with 24i Media

Kaltura has partnered with 24i Media, integrating the latter’s TV everywhere interface with its OTT TV platform. 24i Media’s SmartTemplate TV user interface will now act as a new front end for Kaltura’s OTT TV platform. “The integration of the SmartTemplate TV app with Kaltura’s OTT TV backend platform means that companies can now launch […]

Vodafone Spain taps Kaltura to power OTT video

Vodafone Spain has selected video platform provider Kaltura to power new web-delivered VoD and catch-up services on its Vodafone TV service. Vodafone customers will now be able to access a catalogue of OTT-delived on-demand and catch-up content  from Vodafone Spain’s deployed TiVo set-top boxes. The offering, which rolled out earlier this month, runs on Kaltura’s […]

Kaltura launches OTT Now platform

Kaltura has launched OTT Now, an end-to-end ‘OTT platform in a box’ that the company says will allow partners to launch over-the-top services in just two months. The video technology provider claims that OTT Now draws on Kaltura’s OTT TV platform, offering “unprecedented levels of customisation and integration” and a “cost-effective entry point” to the […]

Kaltura launches new HTML5 app for Amazon Fire TV

Online video platform provider Kaltura is providing a new HTML5 app for Amazon Fire TV.  The app allows Kaltura customers to publish video content from within Kaltura directly to Amazon Fire TV. Amazon recently released the Web App Starter Kit for Fire TV, which is intended to help web developers create a simple media-oriented app. […]

AZ Medien taps Kaltura for online channels

Swiss media company AZ Medien has chosen online video platform provider Kaltura to provide the platform for its portfolio of online TV channels, news portals, and specialist online magazines. Kaltura’s platform is supporting news portals including Aargauer Zeitung, Basel, Solothurner Zeitung, and Oltner Tagblatt online TV channels TeleZüri and Tele M1, and the cooking magazine […]

Vodafone reportedly to launch TV service in November

Vodafone is aiming to launch its UK pay TV service in November, according to UK reports. The telco is expected to launch a new settop and cloud-based TV service later this year, allowing it to offer a quad-play of fixed and mobile telephony, broadband and TV. UK newspaper The Telegraph reports that Vodafone is setting […]

Kabel Deutschland partners with Kaltura for TV app

Kabel Deutschland has selected video technology firm Kaltura to power its new TV app, a cable-based multi-screen TV service. The first phase of the multi-screen service rollout will include live TV for iOS devices, with additional capabilities and devices to be launched in the coming months. Kaltura’s OTT TV platform will power the service. This […]

Moviepilot.de teams up with Kaltura

Webedia-owned German entertainment site Moviepilot.de has enlisted Kaltura to provide it with HTML5 video player and mobile advertising tools. “Video and advertising are at the core of our business. As mobile video continues to grow at a staggering rate, it was clear to us that that HTML5 shouldn’t be just a fallback option, but the […]