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Analysis of COVID-19 Impact: Playout Automation Market 2020-2024 | Rising Need for Multilingual Playout to Augment Growth | Technavio

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:00am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities.
  • Technavios in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis.
  • The rising need for multilingual playout has been instrumental in driving the growth of the market.

C&W Communications Expands Its B2B Operations in the Cayman Islands

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 10:57pm

C&W Communications , operator of the Flow, BTC and UTS brands in the Caribbean, today announced the acquisition of IT Outsource Ltd. (ITO), a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) in the Cayman Islands.

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  • C&W Communications , operator of the Flow, BTC and UTS brands in the Caribbean, today announced the acquisition of IT Outsource Ltd. (ITO), a leading Managed Service Provider (MSP) in the Cayman Islands.
  • ITO prides itself on simplifying the IT requirements of its clients with a reputation for outstanding customer service.
  • This investment reaffirms our commitment to strengthening our ICT services offering and facilitating the regional transition to a digital economy.
  • IT Outsource Ltd (ITO) is a full-service IT consultancy and business solutions firm based in the Cayman Islands, which has been providing technology-based solutions for clients in the English-speaking Caribbean since 2004.

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) Names FanDuel as Official Daily Fantasy Partner

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 7:11pm

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) and FanDuel today announced a strategic partnership designating FanDuel as an Official Partner of TBT.

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  • The Basketball Tournament (TBT) and FanDuel today announced a strategic partnership designating FanDuel as an Official Partner of TBT.
  • Daily paid fantasy contests will mirror FanDuels NBA product, with a $100 salary cap to be spread across two guards, two forwards and two utility players.
  • The Basketball Tournament has grown in stature over the years, making this the right time to offer a fantasy basketball contest for the fans who will be watching the games on ESPN, said Mike Raffensperger, CMO of FanDuel Group.
  • Jon Mugar, founder and CEO of TBT, added: We are excited to partner with FanDuel for this years tournament.

The Walt Disney Company Executives to Discuss Fiscal Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results via Webcast

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) will discuss fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results via a live audio webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. EDT / 1:30 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.

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  • The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) will discuss fiscal third quarter 2020 financial results via a live audio webcast beginning at 4:30 p.m. EDT / 1:30 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
  • Results will be released after the close of regular trading on August 4, 2020.
  • To listen to the webcast, please visit www.disney.com/investors .
  • The webcast presentation will be archived.

Comedy Central Doubles Down on Adult Animation With a Reimagined “Beavis and Butt-Head”

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:25pm

Comedy Central today announced an expansive deal with Emmy Award-winning Mike Judge to reimagine MTVs seminal, Gen X-defining Beavis and Butt-Head, as well as additional spin-offs and specials.

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  • Comedy Central today announced an expansive deal with Emmy Award-winning Mike Judge to reimagine MTVs seminal, Gen X-defining Beavis and Butt-Head, as well as additional spin-offs and specials.
  • Centered around two teenage couch potatoes, Beavis and Butt-Head, the unprecedented concept immediately became part of the vernacular in a way no other adult animated series had before.
  • Comedy Central has ordered two seasons of the new series with meta-themes relatable to both new and old fans - Gen X parents and their Gen Z kids.
  • We are thrilled to be working with Mike Judge and the great team at 3 Arts again as we double down on Adult Animation at Comedy Central, says Chris McCarthy, President of Entertainment & Youth Group.

FOX Entertainment’s AVOD Service Tubi Adds 30 Seasons of Cult Phenom The Joy of Painting Featuring Bob Ross

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

Over 30 seasons and nearly 400 episodes will stream on Tubi by the end of July, absolutely free.

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  • Over 30 seasons and nearly 400 episodes will stream on Tubi by the end of July, absolutely free.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005269/en/
    The Joy of Painting on Tubi (Photo: Business Wire)
    Bob Ross and his unforgettable style make The Joy of Painting the epitome of comfort TV, said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer of Tubi.
  • In 1983 along with his partners Annette and Walt Kowalski, Bob Ross launched the Joy of Painting on public television.
  • The Joy of Painting can be found on the Docurama Channel on Tubi.

HITN’s Entertainment Digital App Evolves to HITN GO

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:48pm

HITN TV announced an evolution of its entertainment digital app to HITN GO.

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  • HITN TV announced an evolution of its entertainment digital app to HITN GO.
  • The HITN GO app can be downloaded in iOS from the Apples App Store and in Android from Google Play.
  • Subscribers that receive HITN TV from Verizon FIOS, Optimum by Altice, Spectrum, and now, Xfinity have free and unrestricted access to the HITN GO app.
  • HITN GO app can be downloaded from Apples App Store and google play.

TEGNA to Webcast Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Conference Call on Monday, August 10, 2020

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2020 earnings results on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

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  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2020 earnings results on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).
  • TEGNAs earnings announcement will be released to news outlets and wire services before the market opens on August 10.
  • Materials related to the call will be available at that time through the Investor Relations section of TEGNAs website, investors.TEGNA.com .
  • The conference call, which will also be webcast through the companys website, is open to investors, the financial community, the media and other members of the public.

Peloton Launches on the Roku Platform to Bring the Industry Leading Interactive Fitness Platform to Roku Users

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

Roku users in the U.S. can add the Peloton channel via the Roku Channel Store and enjoy studio-style workouts in their living rooms even without a Peloton Bike or Tread.

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  • Roku users in the U.S. can add the Peloton channel via the Roku Channel Store and enjoy studio-style workouts in their living rooms even without a Peloton Bike or Tread.
  • The Peloton channel uses Roku Pay, enabling Roku customers to easily sign up with just a few clicks.
  • We are excited to roll out our best-in-class streaming fitness service onto the Roku platform, said Karina Kogan, SVP & General Manager, Peloton Digital.
  • Peloton is a leading interactive fitness platform with a loyal community of more than 2.6 million Members.

ViacomCBS Appoints Naveen Chopra as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 1:30pm

ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) (ViacomCBS or the Company) today announced that Naveen Chopra has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective August 10, 2020.

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  • ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIACA, VIAC) (ViacomCBS or the Company) today announced that Naveen Chopra has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, effective August 10, 2020.
  • Chopra joins ViacomCBS from Amazon, where he served as Chief Financial Officer of Amazons Devices and Services business.
  • Chopra is a veteran executive with more than 20 years of experience in media and technology, including nearly eight years as the Chief Financial Officer of consumer-facing businesses.
  • Prior to that, he served in a number of senior positions at TiVo, including four years as Chief Financial Officer and a period as Interim Chief Executive Officer.