FloSports serves up volleyball on-demand
The niche SVOD service has partnered with athletic wear company Asics to launch the new channel, which will feature live-streamed matches and original content.
Twitch launches food vertical
A week after the launch of Steve Chen’s food-centric service Nom, the live streamer best known as a gaming site serves up some competition.
Acorn TV expands with Apple TV and iOS apps
The SVOD’s move further into the OTT space (complete with fresh titles) comes as it looks to broaden its reach in the U.S. streaming market.
NBCUniversal brings the laughs with comedy-only SVOD
Seeso targets comedy superfans with content updated daily, including original titles from Amy Poehler and Dan Harmon.
FloSports debuts bodybuilding and Jiu-Jitsu verticals
The OTT service is expanding its specialty offerings, which already include softball, gymnastics, wrestling and others.
OTT revenues set to exceed $8 billion by 2018: study
Netflix commands 85% of the U.S. market, but continued investments in original content by competitors could see that hold slip to 50%.
Twitter to buy branded content agency Niche
The purchase price for the startup is reported to be in the $30-million range.
Social media creators find Niche with Portal A
Creative studio Portal A and social media community Niche team to help promote and monetize creators.
Vine as a quasi-candid camera
Vine now allows imported video, but creators Brittany Furlan and Greg Davis Jr. wonder if that means the service is losing some of its edge.