Trace Play


Trace forms US joint venture

Youth-focused channels group Trace has partnered with a group of investors including Wyclef Jean to launch a joint venture in the US. Trace USA will be majority owned by African-American enterpreneurs, with media veteran John Pasmore leading the venture. The shareholders include rapper Jean, clothing line Fubu co-founder J Alexander Martin, JKD Entertainment’s Karlie Lewis […]

Trace taps Simplestream for OTT TV service

Modern Times Group-owned media group Trace has tapped technology outfit Simplestream to provide its cloud TV platform for its new subscription video-on-demand service Trace Play. Trace Play will launch on desktop, iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices, and Apple TV and will be progressively rolled out globally, starting with 80 countries including the UK, […]

MIPCOM: Trace Play to launch before end of year

Youth-focused international media group Trace TV is set to launch its long-awaited SVOD offering Trace Play by the end of this year, according to CEO Olivier Laouchez. Laouchez told Digital TV Europe at MIPCOM that Trace Play would be available in English and French in 100 countries. Trace has acquired additional content rights through its […]

Trace to launch international SVoD service in June

Youth-oriented media group Trace will launch Trace Play, a new international subscription video-on-demand service, beginning this June. The millennial-focused service will launch first in France, Switzerland, Belgium, and other French speaking territories in the Carribean, and then launch in the UK and US at the same time between two weeks to a month later. Eventually […]