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At The Races taps Simplestream for offline viewing

Horse-racing channel At The Races has tapped live streaming and live-to-VOD technology provider, and existing platform technology supplier Simplestream to provide a tablet extension and offline viewing capability to the At The Races mobile betting app, enabling At The Races to extend its reach and services. At The Races broadcasts content 24 hours a day […]

A+E Networks leads £5m funding in TVPlayer

US channel operator A+E Networks has led a £5 million (€5.7 million) funding round in UK live streaming TV platform, TVPlayer. TVPlayer, an over-the-top service that lets viewers stream live TV to a range of devices, said it will use the funds to further develop the content offering and expand distribution of the service in […]

Simplestream to showcase live-to-VOD solutions

Live-streaming specialist Simplestream is due to showcase its live-to-VOD solutions at TV Connect in London this week. The company will demo its latest Media Manager, Platform Services, Media Hub and Media Manager products at the event, and highlight how broadcasters and content providers can maximise their share of the OTT market. “Our mission is to […]

Simplestream to showcase live-to-VoD solutions

Live-streaming specialist Simplestream is due to showcase its live-to-VOD solutions at TV Connect in London this week. The company will demo its latest Media Manager, Platform Services, Media Hub and Media Manager products at the event, and highlight how broadcasters and content providers can maximise their share of the OTT market. “Our mission is to […]

Simplestream becomes Facebook Video Publishing Partner

Cloud-based video platform provider, Simplestream, has joined Facebook’s Video Publisher Partner scheme, allowing its clients to easily publish video to the social network. Simplestream joins the likes of Brightcove, Kaltura and Fullscreen as Facebook video partners, with Simplestream’s live editor software now letting customers easily deploy video to Facebook. UK-based Simplestream was founded in 2010 […]

At the Races launches new app with video

UK horse-race betting website and TV channel operator At the Races has launched a mobile betting app with video, provided by Simplestream. The app, which provides users with the ability to compare odds and place instant bets with bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes and Bet365, delivers free access to a video archive of previous races, together […]

Food Network streaming app goes live in the UK

Scripps Networks International TV channel Food Network UK has launched a streaming app for iOS and Android devices.  Food Network UK developed the app in partnership with multiplatform live streaming provider Simplestream. The Food Network app lets viewers access programmes such as Barefoot Contessa, Restaurant Stakeout and Mystery Diners live and on-demand across a range […]

Simplestream raises £2 million for international expansion

Simplestream, an over-the-top live streaming provider for broadcast TV channels, has raised £2 million (€2.65 million) in equity funding to expand in the UK and internationally. The firm said it will use the cash to expand its streaming platform, develop its live TV streaming service TVPlayer, and to launch a white label version of the […]

Simplestream takes funding to expand TVPlayer

Over-the-top (OTT) live streaming services company Simplestream has received a “substantial” amount of funding to accelerate the expansion of its B2C live TV streaming service, TVPlayer. Simple stream said that undisclosed amount of funding, received from international growth capital firm, Beringea, will allow it to add more channel packs and multi-channel catch-up functionality to the […]

SimpleStream’s UK live TV app launches for tablets

Technology company SimpleStream has recorded 250,000 downloads of its live TV mobile streaming app, TVPlayer, 28 days after it launched in beta, and has announced a tablet version of the app. The app is targeted at UK TV licence holders and gives them the opportunity to watch UK TV channels live within a single app. […]