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 […]

TVPlayer launches on Roku in the UK

Over-the-top live TV service, TVPlayer, has launched on Roku streaming players in the UK. TVPlayer offers a selection of 75+ free-to-air TV channels. Viewers can also opt to pay £5.99 per month to access TVPlayer Plus. This premium offering has no advertising, includes a seven-day catch-up service and an additional 25+ channels that are not available […]

TVPlayer launches on Xbox One

UK online TV provider TVPlayer has made its service available for download on Xbox One and Xbox One S game consoles The launch means that Xbox users will have access over 100 live and on-demand TV channels on a contract-free basis within the TVPlayer app. Premium service TVPlayer Plus will also be available to Xbox […]

TVPlayer calls on government to rule on online TV carriage of channels

UK online TV service TVPlayer has called on the government to table a provision to enable OTT TV services to retransmit public broadcast channels. The move follows a European Court of Justice ruling that another online TV player, TVCatchUp, was in breach of copyright when it included UK public service channels in its offering without […]

TVPlayer adds raft of digital brands to line-up with Frequency deal

UK OTT video streaming service TVPlayer has struck a three-year deal with white-label cloud-based OTT video service Frequency to offer the latter’s content as part of its service. Under the deal, Frequency, founded by Blair Harrison, who was also behind internet video search outfit FastTV, will deliver a broad range of programming from digital brands, […]

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 […]

TVPlayer to come pre-installed on Samsung tablets

UK online TV platform, TVPlayer, has struck a deal with Samsung, establishing it as one of the first streaming video platforms to be pre-installed on new Samsung tablets. TVPlayer will be available on 24 variants of six models of Samsung tablet in the UK over the next 12 months – the Galaxy View, Galaxy Tab […]

Viacom nets set for TVPlayer SVOD service

Viacom International Media Networks is placing three of its key pay TV channels on the TVPlayer Plus SVOD service in the UK. Geordie Shore network MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon will be made available to TVPlayer’s OTT subscribers, along with Comedy Central Extra, Nick Jr. and Nick Jr. Too. The agreement is described as “multi-year”, […]

Bloomberg Television launches on TVPlayer

Financial news channel Bloomberg Television has launched on free streaming service TVPlayer in the UK. The channel joins the 63 free-to-view channels that viewers can already stream through the over-the-top TVPlayer service, which has been optimised to work across platforms and devices. “We’re delighted to be increasing our UK distribution through offering Bloomberg Television on […]