Rakuten TV launches Starzplay across Europe

OTT operator Rakuten TV has struck a deal that will see the international streaming service from US cabler Starz become available via its platform across Europe. Starzplay will offer exclusive access to original series, acquired content and movies to viewers in Spain, the UK, Italy, France and Germany via Rakuten TV. The streamer costs £4.99 […]

S&T hires former technical director of Teletext

UK-based interactive TV specialist S&T has hired former technical director of Teletext and founder of OnScreen Publishing, Gordon Maynard. Maynard has been brought in to lead a new applications initiative at S&T and will focus on web apps, including HTML5 and HbbTV. In 2008 Maynard founded OnScreen Publishing to develop technology to create and publish […]

S&T integrates EBIF tools with FourthWall

Interactive TV specialist Strategy & Technology has teamed up with FourthWall Media to integrate features of each other’s EBIF (Enhanced Binary Interchange Format) tools for standardising applications. The bundled offerings will include the incorporation of FourthWall User Agent into S&T’s TS Monitor product, S&T’s TS Binder integrated with FourthWall’s Ad Widgets, and the S&T Carousel […]