TVPlayer ties up deal for eight ViacomCBS channels

UK-based independent OTT provider TVPlayer will boost its offering thanks to a new carriage agreement with ViacomCBS Networks UK (VCN UK). The deal will see the addition of eight new channels to the platform. Five free new channels will be added – Channel 5, 5USA, 5Star, 5Select and Paramount Network – while there will also be […]

UK OTT TV Player bought by content aggregator Alchimie

Content aggregator Alchimie is moving into the UK after acquiring OTT provider TV Player. Financial details of the deal were not revealed but the acquisition will see Alchimie content becoming available on the SVOD section of the OTT service’s platform and app, which claims to have 450,000 viewers. Alchimie provides around 40,000 hours of programming […]

Arcade Cloud launches on TVPlayer

Blue Ant Media-owned Arcade Cloud, a multi-platform entertainment channel for gamers, has launched on UK OTT service TVPlayer. Available outside the paywall of TVPlayer’s basic tier, gamers can access Arcade Cloud wherever TVPlayer is available, including branded internet-based platforms and mobile applications, according to Blue Ant Arcade Cloud showcases an array of short and long-form animated […]

TVPlayer names former Virgin Media exec as COO

UK online TV service TVPlayer has named former Virgin Media digital entertainment chief Scott Kewley as chief operating officer and former TalkTalk executive Nick James as chief technology officer. Kewley was director of digital entertainment at Virgin Media until 2016, after which he was launch director for an OTT project involving BBC Worldwide and ITV. […]

NBCUniversal launches channels on TVPlayer

NBCUniversal International Networks has launched its portfolio of UK channels on the TVPlayer platform. General entertainment service Universal Channel, celebrity news channel E! Entertainment Television, science-fiction service Syfy and family-friendly film offering Movies 24 – which is being branded as Christmas 24 until January 6 – will be available on the service from today. We […]

Ginx Esports TV launches on TVPlayer

eSports network Ginx has launched on the TVPlayer online TV service in the UK. The move represents the third launch for Ginx Esports TV in its home market. GINX Esports TV, whose shareholders include Sky and ITV, features live eSports tournaments including the International Dota 2 Championship, E League (CS:GO, Overwatch, Streetfighter); and Call of […]

TRT World lands on TVPlayer

Turkish international news channel TRT World has teamed up with UK OTT TV platform TVPlayer to offer its service to UK users. TVPlayer is now available on the TVPlayer platform across desktop, mobile, tablet, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV, in the home and on the go, via wired networks, WiFi, and 3G and 4G […]

x-Mobility adds TVPlayer to MVNA offering

Mobile virtual network aggregator x-Mobility has signed a deal with UK TV streaming platform TVPlayer to add TV to its offering of voice, text and data services for brands that wish to become mobile providers. The agreement means that current or future MVNOs will be able to offer their customers live, catch-up or on demand […]

TVPlayer agrees ad partnership with SpotX

UK-based TV streaming service, TVPlayer, has partnered with video ad serving platform SpotX, allowing advertisers to target viewers based on their viewing habits. SpotX will provide ad-serving infrastructure for all TVPlayer’s inventory – across connected TV, desktop and smartphones – and will offer data-driven ad buying options. Advertisers will be able to target customers based […]

TVPlayer agrees ITV pay-per-view streaming rights

UK over-the-top TV service, TVPlayer, has agreed a deal with ITV to provide exclusive streaming services for the UK broadcaster’s pay-per-view content. The deal kicks off this weekend with ITV Box Office’s coverage of the IBO world super middleweight boxing championship bout and will then apply to future ITV pay-per view content. The fight between […]

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