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Wurl Plots Global Expansion with the Addition of Five Media Industry Veterans to Lead Business Development, Content Strategy, and Sales

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:07pm

b'PALO ALTO, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Continuing to accelerate its growth and expansion in the US and around the world, Wurl , the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), is announcing the addition of five media industry veterans who will lead the company\'s business development, content strategy and sales efforts.

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  • b'PALO ALTO, Calif., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Continuing to accelerate its growth and expansion in the US and around the world, Wurl , the leading provider of streaming video distribution and advertising services for connected TV (CTV), is announcing the addition of five media industry veterans who will lead the company\'s business development, content strategy and sales efforts.
  • Launch partners in these countries included streaming services Rakuten, LG, Samsung, and others.\nWurl operates the market-leading Wurl Network, interconnecting over 1200 streaming channels from the world\'s top content companies with the leading streaming distribution services in over 40 countries.
  • Reaching over 200 million connected TVs around the globe, Wurl makes it effortless for content companies to build and track global distribution for branded linear channels, live events, and on-demand programming and to manage and monetize their ad inventory.
  • Wurl is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.\nFor more information about Wurl, please visit wurl.com or follow the company on Twitter and LinkedIn .\n'

Global Video Streaming Software Market (2021 to 2026) - Featuring Amazon, Kollective Technology and IBM Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:08pm

With the rise in the availability of high-speed internet, consumers now prefer to watch the content that they want to watch at the moment.

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  • With the rise in the availability of high-speed internet, consumers now prefer to watch the content that they want to watch at the moment.
  • There on-demand video streaming has increased over the years and the OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and others have become hugely popular in recent years, which has impacted the video streaming software market positively and contributed to its growth.
  • Also, the Covid-19 pandemic has played a huge role in shifting the consumers towards watching online video streaming and created a long-lasting impact on the preferences of people, which is further expected to boost the video streaming software market in the coming five years.\nThe recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus has impacted the video streaming software market to a large extent.
  • The lockdown period has made the population habitual of consuming more online media, which has led to a permanent shift in the preferences of people and the market for video streaming software is still growing.

MasterClass Raises $225M to Further Accelerate Growth

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

The latest capital will further advance the company\'s strategic initiatives including:\nIncreased content production: Over the last two years, fueled by rapid growth, MasterClass has increased its content portfolio by more than 90%.

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  • The latest capital will further advance the company\'s strategic initiatives including:\nIncreased content production: Over the last two years, fueled by rapid growth, MasterClass has increased its content portfolio by more than 90%.
  • "MasterClass has a diverse content portfolio that provides unprecedented access to world class instructors, positioning it uniquely within the streaming sector and driving strong customer loyalty.
  • We are thrilled to continue to partner with this category-defining company as it unlocks new opportunities in this pivotal next phase of growth and success.
  • Stream thousands of lessons anywhere, anytime, on mobile, tablet, desktop, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku players and devices.\n'

The Roku Channel Debuts 30 “Roku Originals” on Streaming Day

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.

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  • b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAs The Roku Channel grows, we will continue to be even more creative and expansive in sourcing great content that will perform well in a free, advertising-supported model, while delivering an array of incredible, quality entertainment for our users to enjoy,\xe2\x80\x9d concluded Roku\xe2\x80\x99s Patel.\nIn celebration of Streaming Day, which commemorates the launch of the very first Roku streaming player in 2008, Roku has also announced a series of promotional offers for customers in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.\nIn the U.S. get $10 off the Roku Streaming Stick+, $30 off both the Roku Streambar and the Roku Ultra, and $5 off the Roku Express (May 16-29, 2021).\nCanadian customers can get $5 off Roku Express, $10 off Roku Streaming Stick+ and $30 off the Roku Streambar (May 19-28, 2021).\nStreamers in the U.K. can get \xc2\xa35 off Roku Express, \xc2\xa310 off Roku Streaming Stick+ through May 25, 2021.
  • Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the U.S. and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators.
  • These statements include but are not limited to the content, benefits, features, timing and availability of Roku Originals on The Roku Channel; the benefits, features, and availability of the Roku streaming player lineup and related Streaming Day deals; trends related to TV streaming; and the features, benefits, growth and reach of The Roku Channel and the Roku platform.

The Roku Channel Debuts 30 “Roku Originals” on Streaming Day

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.

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  • b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.
  • Additionally, the Roku Streambar will be available for \xc2\xa330 off from May 19-June 8, 2021.\nThe Roku Channel is available on Roku streaming players, Hisense Roku TV models, plus NOW TV and Sky Q devices.\nRoku pioneered streaming to the TV.
  • Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the U.S. and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators.
  • These statements include but are not limited to the content, benefits, features, timing and availability of Roku Originals on The Roku Channel; the benefits, features, and availability of the Roku streaming player lineup and related Streaming Day deals; trends related to TV streaming; and the features, benefits, growth and reach of The Roku Channel and the Roku platform.

The Roku Channel Debuts 30 “Roku Originals” on Streaming Day

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.

Key Points: 
  • b'In addition to the 30 Roku Originals announced for the May 20 lineup, more Roku Originals will debut on The Roku Channel later this year.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAs The Roku Channel grows, we will continue to be even more creative and expansive in sourcing great content that will perform well in a free, advertising-supported model, while delivering an array of incredible, quality entertainment for our users to enjoy,\xe2\x80\x9d concluded Roku\xe2\x80\x99s Patel.\nIn celebration of Streaming Day, which commemorates the launch of the very first Roku streaming player in 2008, Roku has also announced a series of promotional offers for customers in Canada:\nCanadian customers can get $5 off Roku Express, $10 off Roku Streaming Stick+ and $30 off the Roku Streambar (May 19-28, 2021).\nThe Roku Channel is available on Roku streaming players and Roku TV models produced by Hisense, RCA, Sharp, Sanyo, TCL and Westinghouse.\nRoku pioneered streaming to the TV.
  • Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the U.S. and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators.
  • These statements include but are not limited to the content, benefits, features, timing and availability of Roku Originals on The Roku Channel; the benefits, features, and availability of the Roku streaming player lineup and related Streaming Day deals; trends related to TV streaming; and the features, benefits, growth and reach of The Roku Channel and the Roku platform.

SurvivorNetTV Announces Major Expansion With New Programming and Distribution

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:36pm

b'NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --New York-based health media company SurvivorNet is announcing a major expansion of the programming slate and distribution platforms for its linear TV channel, SurvivorNetTV.

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  • b'NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --New York-based health media company SurvivorNet is announcing a major expansion of the programming slate and distribution platforms for its linear TV channel, SurvivorNetTV.
  • In addition to major streaming platforms such as AppleTV and Roku, the channel will now be available on the free, ad supported platforms Local Now and GlewedTV.
  • The new distribution deals with Local Now and GlewedTV represent an important step into continuing the channels\' incredible momentum.
  • The company\'s daily news operation is syndicated widely and serves as an important source of information for millions of Americans every month.\n'

CatapultX Officially Launches the First and Only On-Stream™ Video Platform for Advertisers and Publishers

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CatapultX , today announced the official launch of its On-Stream video monetization and contextual artificial intelligence (AI) platform.

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  • b'NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- CatapultX , today announced the official launch of its On-Stream video monetization and contextual artificial intelligence (AI) platform.
  • For publishers and video content creators, the technology maximizes the monetization potential from every video, across every channel.
  • Since 2006, WatchMojo\'s catalogue of videos has generated 20 billion cumulative videos and now reach over 150 million consumers monthly.
  • CatapultX A) delivers video advertising the way it\'s meant to be OR B) gives a glimpse into the future of the advertising consumer experiences.

Powr Launches 'Live Guide,' the Industry's First Fully White-Labeled Online Television Service for All OTT Platforms

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

"We are proud to provide our clients with an industry-first, white-labeled platform that helps content perform better in all those areas.

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  • "We are proud to provide our clients with an industry-first, white-labeled platform that helps content perform better in all those areas.
  • Launching a Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV Service that supports VOD, Linear, and Live content and driving discovery and engagement has never been easier.
  • By the end of 2021, over 35.5 million households will have left cable or satellite in favor of OTT streaming services .
  • Powr has launched over 150 apps for some of the largest networks and content owners in the world.\n'

Global IPTV Market Report 2021: Market is Expected to Grow from $70.5 Billion in 2020 to $84.22 Billion in 2021 - Long-term Forecast to 2025 & 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 12:45pm

b'The "IPTV Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth and Change to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis report focuses on the internet protocol television (IPTV) market which is experiencing strong growth.

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  • b'The "IPTV Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Growth and Change to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis report focuses on the internet protocol television (IPTV) market which is experiencing strong growth.
  • Global Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Market, Segmentation By Type, Historic and Forecast, 2015-2020, 2020-2025F, 2030F, $ Billion\n6.2.
  • Global Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Market, Split By Region, Historic and Forecast, 2015-2020, 2020-2025F, 2030F, $ Billion\n7.2.
  • Global Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) Market, Split By Country, Historic and Forecast, 2015-2020, 2020-2025F, 2030F, $ Billion\n'