Vimeo updates VHX over-the-top platform

Vimeo has updated its OTT platform VHX, offering ad-supported video for partner channels and introducing new video SDKs. The new features mean that channels that use VHX can now integrate ad-supported videos with Google DoubleClick for Publishers. The VHX SDKs mean that users can also build custom over-the-trop apps using the VHX player for the […]

Blue Ant partners with Vimeo for VOD

Blue Ant Media has agreed a multi-year deal with Vimeo, which will power multiple direct-to-consumer VOD channels for the media company and channel operator. Vimeo’s VHX product is now providing the back-end technology and app development for Love Nature – a joint venture between Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks. Love Nature’s 4K subscription video-on-demand […]

Vimeo to power TV4 SVOD services

TV4 has struck a deal with Vimeo that will see the latter power more than 20 of TV4 Entertainment’s direct-to-consumer SVOD channels. The first five channels to go live will be: All Warrior Network; car channel Motorland; the ‘great outdoors’-themed Gone TV; fighting channel Blackbelt TV; and documentary channel DocCom TV. The warrior-themed channel, which […]

Vimeo to launch live video streaming

Vimeo is planning to move into the live video streaming space for the first time, DTVE has learned. A spokesperson for the company confirmed that live streaming is coming “soon”   – possibly by the end of the year – though would not give a firm rollout date. Live streaming will be available via mobile […]

Vimeo launches in-app subscriptions after VHX deal

Vimeo has launched in-app SVOD options for partners following its recent acquisition of white-label video streaming platform VHX. The new payment feature lets viewers subscribe to partner-branded over-the-top (OTT) apps on their Apple TV, iPhone, iPad and Roku devices. “We’re excited to help our sellers tap into the Apple and Roku app marketplaces, where the […]

MHz Networks taps Vimeo and VHX for OTT service

OTT SVoD service MHz Networks, which offers foreign-language content subtitled in English for the US market, has tapped Vimeo to provide its recently acquired VHX technology for the service. MHz Networks has migrated its video service to VHX’s OTT solution, according to Vimeo. MHz Networks provide a catalogue of 3,000 hours of comedies, detective dramas, […]

Vimeo buys VHX in SVOD move

Vimeo has bought streaming video platform VHX, in a move that will let users offer subscription video on demand channels. VHX allows people to launch their own cross-platform SVOD services, and with the deal Vimeo said that it will now offer a “complete streaming ecosystem” for individual creators, niche programmers and major media partners to […]

Video platform VHX raises US$3 million

VHX, US-based direct-to-fan distribution platform for premium video, has raised US$3.2 million (€2.4 million) in Series A funding, led by Union Square Ventures.  Existing investors Lerer Ventures, Lowercase Capital, and Alexis Ohanian, as well as new investors William Morris Endeavor. John Maloney and Gunderson Dittmer, also contributed to the round. Andy Weissman of Union Square Ventures […]