True Royalty TV taps Vimeo for D2C distribution

True Royalty TV, the SVOD service set up to cater for fans of the UK Royal Family, has turned to Vimeo to power its global direct-to-consumer distribution. Vimeo now powers True Royalty TV in all markets, including the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The technology platform is providing True Royalty TV with […]

Vimeo launches Vimeo Enterprise

Professional video platform Vimeo has launched a new solution for video communications at work.  Vimeo Enterprise is designed to provide large organisations with a way to share live and on-demand video content with teams and customers.  The launch also adds advanced features such as user-level analytics, single-sign-on (SSO) authentication and professional-grade live production services. Anjali […]

Mediaset secures victory against Vimeo in latest copyright ruling

Mediaset has claimed another victory in its battle against copyright infringement by online video services with a legal judgement against Vimeo. The Court of Rome has ordered the online video portal to pay close to €5 million in damages and €80,000 in court costs after it was found guilty of hosting copyright material from the […]

Vimeo adds AV1 codec support

Professional video platform Vimeo has announced support for new royalty-free video codec AV1. The AV1 codec, Vimeo claims, enables HD and UHD content to be streamed to audiences at a reduced bitrate without compromising visual quality. It was developed by the Alliance for Open Media which Vimeo in 2018. Naren Venkataraman, SVP of Technology at […]

Vimeo introduces new content creator feature

Video-sharing website Vimeo is introducing Showcase, a new feature that enables content creators to create, customizable viewing experiences for audiences that can be distributed across devices, including connected TVs. Showcase, which will initially be available with Roku and Amazon Fire, provides creators with a number of ways to present their videos and reach their audiences, […]

Vimeo ups subscriber numbers by 9% in Q4

Vimeo grew its subscriber numbers 9% year-on-year in the fourth quarter to reach 952,000, according to figures broken out by parent company IAC. The video company’s Q4 2018 revenue increased 28% to US$44.2 million, driven by the increase in subscribers and a 22% increase in average revenue per subscriber. However, Vimeo’s operating loss grew 25% […]

Vimeo launches integration for LinkedIn company pages

Vimeo now allows its paying subscribers publish videos from their Vimeo account to their LinkedIn company page with a single click. The video platform claims it is the first to offer end-to-end integration for LinkedIn Company pages, with the functionality available as part of Vimeo’s ‘publish to social’ tools that are available to Plus, Pro, […]

Parks: US viewers watch two hours of ‘alternative content’ per week

US broadband households watch an average of two hours of “alternative content” on a computer each week from sources including Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion, according to Parks Associates. The research firm said that nearly one-half of US broadband homes watch user-generated content on a monthly basis and more than 10% watch livestreamed content – […]

Vimeo reveals OTT stats

Vimeo’s white label OTT platform now has 3.6 million subscribers across hundreds of services, with more than half of users watching videos via Vimeo-powered apps, according to the video platform provider. Vimeo’s ‘2018 OTT Revolution’ report looked at the viewing patterns of subscribers on the Vimeo OTT platform – a solution that lets Vimeo customers launch […]

Vimeo rolls out social distribution tools

Vimeo has announced two social distribution tools that are designed to help content creators grow and expand their audience. Simulcast lets users simultaneously stream live events from the Vimeo platform to multiple destinations including Facebook, YouTube, Twitch and Periscope. Publish to Social allows creators to natively publish their videos to Facebook and YouTube with one click. […]

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