Comcast’s Fandango launches TVoD service after M-GO deal

Comcast-owned movie ticketing firm Fandango is to launch a transactional VoD service on March 30 after acquiring the M-GO platform earlier this year. US-based Fandango will rebrand M-GO as FandangoNOW, which will offer “massive library of new release and catalogue movies from all major studios and next-day TV shows for purchase and rental”. FandangoNOW, billed […]

Fandango buys movie streaming service M-GO

Comcast-owned movie ticket service Fandango has reportedly acquired movie-streaming service M-GO for undisclosed terms. Fandango announced the deal Friday, according to various US reports, in a move that will see it bundle film tickets with digital content. M-GO is a joint venture between Technicolor and Dreamworks Animation. The transactional video-on-demand service offers new-release movies and […]

M-Go reportedly to stream HDR 4K content this year

Technicolor and DreamWorks-owned streaming service M-Go is reportedly planning to launch an HDR 4K service this year. According to US website Twice, citing M-Go’s chief operating officer Christophe Louvon, the company, which offers transactional VoD content, will launch with a full selection of HDR content that it will build up quickly. Other streaming video providers […]

Samsung and M-GO launch 4K VoD service

Samsung has launched an ultra high-definition (UHD) transactional VoD store on its line of 4K TVs in the US, in partnership with Technicolor and DreamWorks-owned on-demand service M-GO. The deal between Samsung Electronics America and M-GO will mark the first launch of a UHD transactional VoD streaming service in the US, according to the partners. The service […]

Gracenote appoints former M-GO chief as CEO

Video and music metadata specialists Gracenote has appointed John Batter, the former CEO of movie and TV streaming service M-GO, as its new CEO.  Batter will take up the role on September 2, leading Gracenote’s day-to-day operations, setting its strategic direction and driving growth for the firm’s core metadata and technology businesses. He will report […]

Samsung closes Video and Media Hub, transitions to M-GO

Samsung is set to close its Samsung Video and Media Hub at the end of this month, transitioning users over to the M-GO movie and TV rental service.  Announcing the move, Samsung said that the decision was part of its ongoing strategy to deliver “great content experiences” on Galaxy mobile devices and Samsung smart TVs. […]

M-Go launches on Samsung smart TVs

Technicolor and Dreamworks’ multiscreen video service M-Go has launched on Samsung smart TVs in the US, marking its first smart TV deployment to date. The free app is available now through Samsung’s Smart Hub store on 2012 models of Samsung TVs, with users able to rent movies and TV shows through the service on a per-title […]

Multiscreen video service M-GO preps for autumn commercial launch, international in 2013

Technicolor is to beta-launch its M-GO multiscreen video service in the US in the summer ahead of a planned commercial launch in the autumn, with expansion in Europe penned in for 2013. Speaking to DTVE, Greg Gudorf, chief operating officer, M-GO at Technicolor (pictured), said the venture would offer films for rental as well as […]

Technicolor launches online video service M-GO

Technicolor has used the CES show in Las Vegas to launch M-GO, a new consumer brand that will allow users to combine media including movies, music, apps and live TV in one cloud-based location. Technicolor plans to launch the service in the US this spring before launching it internationally next year. Technicolor has struck strategic […]