Selevision taps Voddler for peer-assisted streaming

Saudi Arabia-based service provider Selevision has chosen Voddler Group to provide technology for its streaming service. Selevision provides broadcast and online channels direct to consumers under several brands from its bases in Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The company will use Voddler’s hybrid peer-assisted technology to deliver content with the aim of bringing Selevision content […]

Voddler targets MENA market with new hire

Peer-assisted cloud TV technology outfit Voddler has named Marwan Shehab as head of a new Middle East and Africa operation based in Dubai. Shehab will be tasked to driving Voddler’s expansion in the region, where it says it has a number of significant deals already in the pipeline. Shehab previously held a number of pay […]

Voddler teams up with Conviva for emerging markets

Cloud TV specialist Voddler has teamed up with data analytics provider Conviva to integrate its VoddlerNet peer-assisted video delivery system with Conviva’s Precision and Experience Insights paltforms to improve the experience of receiving video over the web in emerging markets. VoddlerNet is a hybrid platform that combines controlled peer-assisted delivery with direct streaming from the […]

Voddler launches Bollyvod

Swedish streaming firm Voddler has started rolling out a new global video-on-demand service for Bollywood content, called Bollyvod.  The service has gone live in the US, with worldwide launches to follow in the coming months. Voddler said it has secured more than 100,000 hours of content for Bollyvod – including the latest movies and shows […]

Zee plans Europe launch for Veria Living TV

Indian media giant Zee Entertainment Enterprises, the owner of Zee TV, is planning to launch its US-based lifestyle channel Veria Living TV in Europe for the first time next year. Speaking to DTVE last week, Indian media mogul Subhash Chandra, the chairman of Essel Group and Zee Entertainment Enterprises, said that Zee is currently in […]

Voddler goes global with file-sharing revamp

Scandinavian VOD site Voddler is going global with a revamped service and new focus on legal content sharing with friends.  The new-look Voddler revolves around two new services – LiveShelf and ViewShare. These allow viewers to assemble a cloud-based ‘shelf’ of content that they can access from any device and share with up to 10 […]

Voddler launches cloud-based purchases

Scandinavian online movie service Voddler is launching a service that lets customers buy movies and store them in the cloud. Under the new service customers can store purchased movies on Voddler’s network, which can then be accessed on various devices including PCs, smartphones and tablets by logging into their Voddler account. Users will also be […]

Voddler’s new social TV app allows synchronised viewing

Voddler, the Sweden-based online video service, has launched a social TV service for Nokia Lumia handset owners that enables them to synchronise what they are watching with their friends. The Voddler Movie Night app lets users schedule joint-viewing of certain movies. The app, developed in partnership with Nokia, can also be used to review movies […]

Voddler launches OTT platform in Spain

Voddler, the Sweden-based company that operates a video-on-demand platform, has launched its service in Spain. The launch follows a pilot phase and Voddler is now open to all, offering movies from Hollywood studios and various broadcasters. Spain is the first country outside Scandinavia to get the service that has already launched in Sweden, Denmark, Norway […]

Voddler and Nokia ink Europe-wide smart phone deal

Voddler has inked a Europe-wide deal with Nokia and will deliver its on-demand streaming  service exclusively to the cell phone handset operator’s Lumia smart phones in the region. Owners of the relevant smartphones will be able to access movies with the Voddler service and can download a Voddler Lumia app. It allows users to interact […]