MTV Germany has collaborated with Facebook to launch MTV+You, the channel’s first ever show airing live via Facebook – and not on TV.
Liberty Global is partnering with Twitter to integrate several features from the social media platform into its Horizon TV service.
joiz Group, the Zürich-based digital media company with broadcast and advertising technology subsidiaries, is strengthening its management team with the appointment of Antonius Salis to the role of Chief Business Development Officer.
Zattoo, Magine TV and TV Spielfilm live face a new competitor: German social TV provider Couchfunk has rolled out a fully-fledged internet TV platform offering public and commercial TV channels as live-streams.
HMS Media Solutions, a German provider of broadcast automation solutions, and Swiss marketing and social TV platform creator joiz Global have partnered to provide a fully integrated end-to-end solution for live TV, video-on-demand (VOD) and community interaction.
According to research consultancy TDG, the next few years will see the transformation of social TV interactions, with Facebook overtaking Twitter as the chosen medium for social TV activity.
Ooyala, a subsidiary of Australian telco Telstra specialising in video publishing, analytics and monetisation solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with Swiss community marketing and social TV platform joiz to provide third parties with video, interactive and analytics technologies.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has joined the preferred content partnership programme of Dutch TV app provider Metrological to develop new applications and services for pay-TV operators.
Israel-based digital media service provider RR Media has teamed up with Swiss community marketing platform joiz to offer next-generation user engagement and loyalty club tools for broadcasters, content owners and rights holders.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has commenced offering its interactive music TV service dooloop as an app on streaming box Fire TV and on the Fire TV stick from Amazon.