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Viacom plans to launch its own streaming service this year

During its quarterly results call last week, Viacom announced that it plans to launch an ad-supported streaming-video service by September, in the United States, with contents from across its portfolio. What I can say is that it’s going to be significant and it’s also going to be differentiated from what’s in the marketplace today, said [...]

YouTube to launch ad-supported original shows

During a presentation at NewFronts, YouTube announced that beginning later this year it will launch seven new ad-supported shows, featuring celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry and Kevin Hart, among others. With these new shows, brands can be a part of content thats generating buzz around the world, said in a blog post Robert [...]