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Quibi’s streaming service app launches in app stores for pre-order

Quibi, the mobile-only streaming service from Jeffrey Katzenberg, is now open for pre-orders. The company declined to fully show off its app only a month ago during demos of its “TurnStyle” technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but it appears the app is ready nonetheless. Quibi is now listed on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play, where it’s been given a pre-order date of April 6, 2020 — the date Quibi’s new service goes live. The app was actually published to the app stor...
Tags: Apple, Google, Mobile, Apps, Hollywood, Media, Disney, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Las Vegas, Streaming Video, Cord Cutting, Streaming Service, App Annie


WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max is coming to YouTube TV, along with HBO & Cinemax

WarnerMedia and YouTube TV today announced a distribution deal that will bring HBO and Cinemax to the Google-owned live TV streaming service for the first time as well as, notably, WarnerMedia’s new service HBO Max, set to launch this spring. That means that YouTube TV customers will have the option to add-on either HBO or Cinemax to their current subscription, as they can today on other streaming services like Hulu. Alternately, they’ll be able to opt for HBO Max’s expanded streaming service in...
Tags: Google, TC, Hbo, TV, London, Television, Media, John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Tech, Cbs, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, Hulu, Ridley Scott, Lisa Ling


How to distribute music on Bugs!

Share your music with new audiences on Korea’s largest music store, Bugs! South Korea boasted 8.5 million subscribers last year. If you fancy a piece of this continually growing market, we can help get your music on Korea’s largest stores and streaming services for free. Bugs! offer iOS, Android and web apps, FLAC streaming and 320kbps downloading. There are many streaming, downloading, device supporting, songs per month options at many price tiers for Korean customers. Bugs! join ou...
Tags: South Korea, Music, Free, Bugs, Korea, How To, Guide, Korean, Streaming Service, Naver, Melon, Vibe, Upload, South Korean, YG Entertainment, Music store


Netflix fights new streaming rivals with Samsung partnership

As the streaming battles heat up, Netflix is hoping a new partnership with Samsung will help it fend off rivals. At Samsung’s Unpacked event this week, the mobile device maker announced a deal with Netflix that will bring to its Galaxy smartphones exclusive bonus content associated with several Netflix original shows. The partnership also allows Netflix to more deeply integrate its streaming service with Samsung devices. The latter part of the partnership involving device integration is fairly s...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Verizon, Spotify, Media, Samsung, Tech, Apple TV, Netflix, Comcast, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Streaming Service, Samsung Galaxy, Peacock, Samsung Mobile


Netflix fends off new streaming rivals by way of Samsung partnership

As the streaming battles heat up, Netflix is hoping a new partnership with Samsung will help it fend off rivals. At Samsung’s Unpacked event this week, the mobile device maker announced a deal with Netflix that will bring exclusive bonus content associated with several Netflix original shows to its Galaxy smartphones in the months ahead. The partnership also allows Netflix to more deeply integrate its streaming service with Samsung devices. The latter part of the partnership involving device int...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Verizon, Spotify, Media, Samsung, Tech, Apple TV, Netflix, Comcast, Streaming, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Streaming Service, Samsung Galaxy, Peacock, Samsung Mobile


Netflix fishes for new subscribers in U.S. with free stream of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Netflix is looking to get young adults hooked on its service by making its popular teenage rom-com, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” available to stream for free to everyone in the U.S., including non-subscribers. This isn’t the first time Netflix has offered free streaming — it teased Brits last year by offering an episode of “The Crown” for free, and has run similar tests in markets like India and parts of South America. But this is the first time it’s targeted the U.S. with such an offer....
Tags: Apple, Media, India, Disney, US, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, South America, Streaming Service, Peacock, Original Programming, HBO Max NBCU


Netflix fishes for new subscribers in US with free stream of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Netflix is looking to get young adults hooked on its service by making its popular teenage rom-com, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” available to stream for free to everyone in the U.S., including non-subscribers. This isn’t the first time Netflix has offered free streaming — it teased Brits last year by offering an episode of “The Crown” for free, and has run similar tests in markets like India and parts of South America. But this is one of the only times it’s targeted the U.S. with such an...
Tags: Apple, Media, India, Disney, US, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, South America, Streaming Service, Peacock, Original Programming, HBO Max NBCU


Spotify is giving songwriters their own pages and playlists

Spotify is launching a new feature called songwriter pages, which allows songwriters to showcase a list of the songs they’ve written, alongside their most frequent artist collaborations. The pages will also include a new “Written By” playlist of the songwriter’s songs, allowing listeners to stream their songs, follow their new material, and surface the songwriters’ work through Spotify’s search engine. At launch, Spotify is debuting songwriter pages for top artists, including Meghan Trainor, Fra...
Tags: TC, Spotify, Music, Tech, Streaming Music, Streaming Service, Justin Tranter, Parker, Meghan Trainor Fraser, Smith Missy Elliott Teddy Geiger Ben Billions, Jules Parker


How Pandora stacks up against the competition in 2020

5-10 years ago Pandora was the go to option for those after a unique radio experience. With Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube growing massively in the last five years, is Pandora still a viable options for music listeners? What makes Pandora unique and can they survive in 2020? Pandora has three pricing structures. FreePandora Plus – $4.99 / monthPandora Premium $9.99 / month Free and premium options are very similar in features to most other streaming services. With premium offeri...
Tags: Spotify, Family, Music, Podcasts, Free, Youtube, Software, Competition, Pandora, Radio, 2020, Student, Unique, Offline, Playlists, Streaming Service


How to distribute music on Melon

One of the largest music stores and streaming services in South Korea, getting your music on Melon will help your online presence grow and take your music to new corners of the globe. Boasting an impressive 28 million users and 5 million subscribers, Melon are a serious player in the K-Pop industry. They offer iOS and Android users stream and download options for music and music videos, and even create custom ringtones. With RouteNote, you can easily send your music to Melon and other t...
Tags: Amazon, Google Play, South Korea, Spotify, Music, Online, How To, Tidal, Streaming Service, Apple Music, Melon, Mellon, Upload, My Music, Music store, Send


Gaana adds 25 million listeners in just 2 months for a total 150m users

Gaana have blown away all expectations for their growth with 20% growth for the Indian streamer in the first month of 2020. At the start of the year we reported on Gaana’s strong entry into 2020, with big technological plans and a strong user-base of 125 million. It was a considerable amount of growth after announcing 100 million in April. However, they have since grown an unthinkable amount. In less than 2 months, since they announced 125 million users, the latest picture shows them no...
Tags: Music, India, Music Streaming, Indian, Wall Street Journal, Growth, Streaming Service, Subscribers, Gaana, Users, Digital Music News, Digital Music, Times of India, Listeners, Music Streaming Service, Indian music


Apple’s TV App and Apple TV+ arrive on 2019 LG TVs

The Apple TV app, including access to the new streaming service Apple TV+, has now arrived on LG smart TVs. This week, LG announced the launch of the Apple TV app on compatible 2019 LG smart TVs in the U.S. and in over 80 other countries worldwide. The app will also arrive on 2018 smart TVs later this year, and it’s available on 2020 TVs at launch. Users are able to access the new app from the LG Home Launcher, and can then stream Apple TV+ shows, subscribe to Apple TV channels, access their iTu...
Tags: Apple, Apps, TV, Television, Media, Samsung, Tech, Apple TV, Sony, Streaming, Lg, Fire TV, Vizio, Streaming Service, LG TV, Apple TV Plus


Hulu restructures under Disney, CEO Randy Freer departs

Hulu CEO Randy Freer is stepping down from his role as part of a major restructuring of Disney’s direct-to-consumer business, the company announced on Friday. Disney had acquired control of Hulu last year following its acquisition of 21st Century Fox and subsequent deal with NBCU which gave it full operational control. However, the company had largely left Hulu alone to operate as usual until now. The move signals Disney’s plans to streamline its direct to consumer operations, which also toda...
Tags: Media, Disney, Tech, Fox, Streaming, SEC, Hulu, Streaming Service, Nbcu, Variety, Kevin, Randy, The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger, Kevin Mayer, Fox Disney


Why Sony’s PlayStation Vue failed

Sony’s PlayStation Vue, one of the first services to offer streaming live TV over the internet, is shutting down today. The service launched in March 2015, offering live and on-demand content from more than 85 channels, including many local broadcast stations, to select U.S. markets. Over the years, Vue expanded across the U.S. as it added more channels, more local stations and features like multi-channel viewing on the same screen, among other innovations. But Vue failed to catch on with a b...
Tags: Apple, Media, Tech, Sony, Playstation Vue, Amazon Fire TV, Streaming Service, Google Chromecast


‘Star Trek: Picard’ breaks streaming records on CBS All Access

CBS’ streaming service, CBS All Access, credits a trio of high-profile events — including the premiere of its new Star Trek series, “Star Trek: Picard,” as well as the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, not to mention a busy month of football — with helping it to achieve a new record for subscriber sign-ups in a given month. The company says January 2020 surpassed the service’s previous record in February 2019 for subscriber sign-ups. In addition, last week was the second-best sign-up week ever, closely...
Tags: Apple, TV, Television, Media, Disney, Tech, Star Trek, Netflix, Showtime, Cbs, Patrick Stewart, Hulu, Cord Cutting, Streaming Service, Cbs All Access, Streaming Tv


Comcast cable subscribers’ bills will go up because of Peacock streaming service

Comcast customers excited to try out Peacock for free should expect their cable rates to go up as a result.
Tags: News, Trends, Comcast, Home Theater, Streaming Service, Peacock, Movies & TV


Amazon Music has over 55 million listeners

For the first time ever Amazon have shared details on just how many people are streaming music with them, because it’s pretty impressive. Amazon have started 2020 by revealing for the first time ever how many people are streaming music on their services. They say that subscriptions to Amazon Music Unlimited grew by 50% last year, leaving them to close the year off with 55 million customers around the world. Amazon have reported incredible growth worldwide, more than doubling their prese...
Tags: Amazon, Music, Japan, Mexico, Amazon Prime, Figures, Streaming, Stream, HD, Prime, Amazon Echo, Streaming Service, Alexa, Subscribers, Amazon Music, Digital Music News


Apple TV+ scores Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Meryl Streep, announces release dates for new shows

Apple has scored more big names for its newly launched streaming service, Apple TV+, including “Veep” and “Seinfeld” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, as well as Meryl Streep, the latter who’s attached to an animated short film about Earth Day, set to premiere on April 17. In addition, Apple has now announced several new series for Apple TV+, plus renewals and premiere dates for others. The upcoming Earth Day film, titled “Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth” will also star the voice talents o...
Tags: Apple, TV, Hollywood, Television, Media, Massachusetts, America, Tech, Apple TV, Netflix, Brooklyn, Jennifer Aniston, Meryl Streep, Streaming, Rafe Spall, Bob


NBC’s new Peacock streaming service is just one big ad-injection machine

NBCUniversal finally unveiled its streaming service, Peacock, a live call with investors on Thursday. The biggest takeaway? This service is all about the ads.
Tags: News, Nbc, Trends, Comcast, Nbcuniversal, Home Theater, Streaming Service, Peacock, Movies & TV


NBCU’s streaming service Peacock launches April 15 for Comcast subscribers, everyone else on July 15

NBCUniversal officially unveiled its new streaming service Peacock today, announcing that the service will be available as part of a bundle for Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers on April 15, before launching nationally on July 15. The company had announced its plans to enter the streaming market a year ago, describing it as an ad-supported, subscription service that would also be available to pay-TV subscribers at no additional cost. That’s more-or-less what the company detailed at an inve...
Tags: Apple, TC, Hbo, Media, Nbc, Jimmy Fallon, Entertainment, Office, Disney, Nbc News, Tech, Netflix, Comcast, House, Nbcuniversal, Streaming


Quibi wants to be the streaming service for people short on time

Quibi announced more features and information at CES on what to expect from the streaming service. The app will launch on April 6 with 175 new original shows and 8,500 quick bites of content that are 4 to 7 minutes in length.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Mobile Apps, Streaming Service, Quibi, CES 2020


Plex will add subscription channels to its platform this year

Plex reportedly plans to add subscription channels to its platform. At CES, Plex said that 15 to 20 subscription video channels would be added, as well as a marketplace where users can buy or rent content to watch.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Plex, Streaming Service, Movies & TV, CES 2020, Subscription Channels, CES Plex


Spotify is making it even easier to judge your friends’ musical tastes

A new feature on Spotify, called “Tastebuds” would let you discover new music through your friends’ list by curating a playlist based on you and your friends’ similar tastes. The Tastebuds tab would be located in Spotify’s main navigation.
Tags: Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Streaming Service, Music Streaming Service


Over 100 PBS local stations start streaming today on YouTube TV

Earlier this year, PBS announced it had secured streaming agreements for its member stations on YouTube’s live TV service, YouTube TV. Today, that deal goes live. PBS says over 100 of its local stations are now available on YouTube TV by way of dedicated live channels for both PBS and PBS Kids, as well through on-demand programming. More stations are expected to be added in 2020, PBS notes. YouTube TV’s service is available to 75% of U.S. households, significantly broadening PBS’ reach among cor...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Media, Youtube, Tech, Netflix, Streaming, Pbs, Cord Cutting, Streaming Service, Live TV, Pbs Kids, Streaming Tv, Daniel Tiger, Prime Video, YouTube TV


Most Disney+ subscribers watch classic Disney movies more than anything else

A new survey reveals what people are watching the most on Disney+, and subscribers are choosing Disney classics like Marry Poppins and 101 Dalmatians over newer content like The Mandalorian.
Tags: News, Disney, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Service, Poppins, Movies & TV


Music streaming service Boomplay announces 62 million users with major growth

African streaming service Boomplay has had a massive year that has seen it’s growth boom as it approaches Apple Music’s numbers. Music streaming in Africa is seeing a boom. In the past year giant services like Spotify and YouTube Music have launched for listeners in Africa. Africa’s own music streaming services are seeing enormous growth as well. Boomplay have had an incredible year that has seen them grow over 50% in nine months. In April they announced that their user-base had grown t...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Africa, Music Streaming, Streaming, Merlin, Growth, Streaming Service, Youtube Music, Digital Music News, Africa Africa, African music, Boomplay, Boomplay Music, Africa Tosin Sorinalo


CBS All Access launches kids’ programming, soon to include Nickelodeon shows

CBS’s over-the-top streaming service, CBS All Access, is the latest to counter the threat from Disney+ by investing in children’s programming. Today, the company is launching a kids’ programming lineup including original shows and other library content. Plus, in one of the first major content integrations ahead of the ViacomCBS merger, the CBS streaming service will soon add a selection of Nickelodeon children’s TV shows to its catalog. The first Nickelodeon titles will roll out in January...
Tags: TV, Television, Kids, Media, Parents, Children, Disney, Tech, Netflix, Cbs, Bob, Sony Pictures Animation, Cord Cutting, Nickelodeon, Viacom, Streaming Service


First Look Media launches Topic, to provide a more meaningful streaming service

Topic officially went live on November 21, and it’s not your average streaming service. Here, you’ll find thoughtfully curated content -- everything from 3-minute shorts to documentaries, monologues, and original series.
Tags: News, Video Streaming, Trends, Home Theater, Streaming Service, Movies & TV, Topic


Spotify’s free music service will now stream on Alexa devices, plus Bose and Sonos smart speakers

Spotify has worked with Amazon Echo since 2016, but only for premium subscribers. Today, that changes as Spotify says its free tier will now stream across Alexa-powered devices, as well as other smart speakers from Sonos and Bose. The Alexa support will be available for users in the U.S., Australia, and New Zealand. Support for Sonos and Bose is more broadly available to users around the world. In the case of Alexa devices, like Amazon Echo speakers or the Fire TV, users will be able to ask Alex...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Spotify, Music, Media, Australia, China, India, Tech, Pandora, New Zealand, Music Streaming, Ikea, Brazil, Sonos, Bose


Thousands of Disney+ accounts have been hacked: Here’s how to protect yours

Thousands of Disney+ customers have had their accounts stolen and sold to viewers in unsupported territories, a recent report revealed. Here's how to protect yourself and what to do if you've been hacked.
Tags: News, Disney, Trends, How-to, Home Theater, Streaming Service, Movies & TV, Disney Plus