Tightrope Expands Screenweave Mobile, OTT Media Apps To Amazon Fire TV, Android, iOS Devices

Tightrope Media Systems is expanding its Screenweave mobile and OTT apps to bring community media organizations’ live channels and on-demand programs to an even wider range of viewing platforms. Complementing existing Roku and Apple TV support, a new Screenweave […]

Apple TV App Arrives On Android TV

Top 10 Apps For Your Social Media

KTLA Launches Smart TV Streaming App

Facebook Said To Be Building A Product To Compete With Clubhouse

The social network, which has a history of cloning its competitors, has started working on an audio chat product.

Univision App Comes To Amazon Fire TV

Talking TV | Graham Media’s Mobile Strategy

TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp talks with Jonathan Beard, director of digital product development at Graham Media Group, about the group’s multi-app strategy in its markets, its “choose your view” livestream video innovations and mobile’s monetization prospects.

Trump Bans Alipay, WeChat, Other Chinese-Connected Apps

President Donald Trump has issued an executive order essentially banning a host of Chinese-connected software applications, including Alipay and Wechat, saying the ban targeted apps that “access and capture vast swaths of information from users, including sensitive personally identifiable information and private information,” by accessing smartphones, computers and tablets.

NDI Unveils NDI|HX Camera For Android Users

NDI, part of the Vizrt Group along with the NewTek and Vizrt brands, has rolled out the all new NDI|HX Camera for Android app. NDI|HX Camera for Android turns Android smartphones […]

New Avid Mobile Apps for MediaCentral Help Deliver Breaking News From Anywhere

Avid today announced its comprehensive media workflow platform, MediaCentral, accelerates end-to-end workflows for TV news, sports and post production teams with the introduction of mobile apps and support for third-party newsroom […]

Weather Channel App To Change Practices After LA Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The operator of The Weather Channel mobile app has agreed to change how it informs users about its location-tracking practices and sale of personal data as […]

Tegna’s True Crime Network Launches OTT App For Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Android

Tegna Inc.’s 24/7 true crime multicast network True Crime Network today launched its free, ad-supported over-the-top streaming app on most major platforms. True crime fans can now watch True Crime […]

Nexstar Sites, Mobile Apps Top 1.1B Page Views

With users up 133% and page views up 250% in April from April 2019, Nexstar’s websites and apps now reach 36% of U.S. adults.

NBC’s Peacock Will Have An Xbox One App


TVN Tech | Messenger App A New Tool For Breaking News

Broadcasters including Gray Television and Cox Media Group have been beta testing the new Facebook Messenger Experience app from Social News Desk enabling users to opt in for breaking news and customized content. With 1.3 billion global Messenger users and a 50%-80% open rate, it opens a key new front to reach viewers, particularly as the coronavirus crisis escalates.

JSafe App Empowers Female Journalists To Take Action In Threatening Situations

CES 2020

TiVo Apps For Roku, Apple TV ‘In Limbo’

A year ago at CES, TiVo demonstrated how popular OTT devices, such as Roku and Apple TV, could let users enjoy access the content on the TiVo DVR in their living room from other rooms in the house, or out of the home. But this week at CES 2020, Ted Malone, VP of products and services for TiVo, conceded that apps for OTT players are nowhere close to being deployed.

Applicaster To Deliver Mobile App To WGN America

Applicaster today announced it has partnered with Nexstar-owned WGN America to build the media organization’s first mobile experience. WGN America is the flagship entertainment network of Nexstar Media Group and […]

Facebook Suspends ’10s Of Thousands’ Of Apps

The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed.

VSiN Goes All In With TVU Networks

TVU Networks, a global technology and innovation provider of live IP solutions, has announced the purchase of its TVU Anywhere app for capturing and streaming live video with the TVU Server by […]

DirecTV Now Launches On Magic Leap Glasses


ViewLift Powers KSL’s New OTT Content Platform

ViewLift, a provider of end-to-end platform services for web, mobile and OTT, today announced its alliance with Bonneville International, and the re-launch of Salt Lake City NBC affiliate KSL-TV’s digital video […]


ViewLift To Power New KRON Digital App

ViewLift’s  OTT streaming and monetization platform has been selected by Nexstar Media Group KRON San Francisco’s KRONon, a new digital video subscription service. The Nexstar/ViewLift collaboration makes MNT affiliat’s news […]

Delta Fiber Netherlands Picks Metrological To Power TV Apps, OTT

Delta Fiber Netherlands, an internet, TV and telephony provider in The Netherlands operating under the brands Delta and Caiway, has chosen Metrological to provide a new, integrated TV app experience for its TV subscribers. […]

Comcast Debuts Xfinity Flex Streaming Bundle

The new service, “Flex,” available March 26, brings together apps that customers already pay for, like Netflix, Amazon’s video or HBO, and free services like YouTube, Pluto and Tubi, and lets users search for TV shows and movies across the different services.

KRON Launches 24/7 News App

Nexstar’s Bay Area MNT affiliate debuted KRON-ON, a new 24/7 digital news subscription service for mobile, desktop, tablet and OTT platforms, including Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

FuboTV Integrating With Apple’s TV App

MTV Launches SVOD App In U.K.

NBCU In Deal With Financial App Acorns

NBCUniversal and Comcast Ventures, the investment arm of the media conglomerate, are getting into bed with Acorns, a financial app aimed at millennials. The strategic partnership is centered on opportunities for editorial content and events.

Watching TV Is Free And Easy With Locast

A nonprofit called Locast, available in seven major U.S. cities, beams popular networks to phones, TVs and computers. It’s like the online version of a TV antenna, free and easy to use.  It’s like an app version of a $50 antenna you can get from Best Buy, and it’s free and easy to use.


How WXTV Superserves Audience With WhatsApp

When Univision announced expanded local news apps for seven of its top markets this week, one of the platforms for “integrated social media sharing capabilities” was a channel you won’t usually see in similar English-language-station releases. It’s WhatsApp, the world’s most popular messaging app, but one that’s little-used by U.S. newsrooms.

Univision Expands Local News Apps In 7 Markets

The new apps will include livestream so mobile users can watch local newscasts in real time.

Syncbak To Debut Straight-To-OTT Syndie Market

Syncbak says its MarketSync app will allow providers and broadcasters to syndicate, deliver and monetize original content.

Apple Inks Deal With Samsung To Distribute iTunes Shows On TVs

Netflix-Apple App Store War Heats Up

Apps To Make Drone Journalism Safer, Better

Snapchat To Roll Out New Scripted Shows

Snap Inc. on Wednesday announced new scripted shows for its photo messaging app Snapchat that will launch this fall and struck partnerships with Hollywood production companies and writers in hopes of reversing its decline in users.

New NBCU Streaming App Rewards Viewers

The idea behind WatchBack is for the media giant to learn about consumption habits, data that is often not available to NBC when someone watches a show on linear television.

TV Nets, Studios Use Yarn App For Promotion

TV networks and production studios are turning to text in search of younger audiences for their existing shows and inexpensive options to develop new content franchises. NBCUniversal’s Syfy, AMC Networks, Warner Bros. Digital Networks’ DramaFever and Canvas Media Studios are among the media companies and studios producing series for Yarn, a chat-based fiction app that appeals to teens and twentysomethings. The companies see Yarn as a way to reach an important audience segment as well as to receive in return more in-depth analytics regarding their content’s performance than available on many other platforms.

Subscription-Free Streaming For NFL Games

The league is finally dropping a requirement that viewers sign in with a cable or satellite subscription, in hopes of expanding its online audience at a time when TV ratings are declining . Though there are restrictions — no free streaming on smart TVs, for instance — the move marks a significant departure for sports.