Category: FAST Industry News

Fast Industry News – Free Ad-funded Streaming Television has never been so popular with Netflix and Samsung Plus betting big on the industry.

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Kapang unfreezes FAST distribution with a 7-day launch for OTT FAST channels via existing service providers

Kapang is a platform developed to appreciate audience demands following cord-cutting trends. Kapang delivers broadcast television channels & niche audience channels across 14 genres. Although Kapang is dedicated to providing a Streaming TV Cable experience, an additional genre has recently…

Kapang bends the FAST business model to accommodate premium broadcasters

Free ad-funded Streaming Television, commonly known as FAST, has evolved over the past few years, with platforms such as Pluto and Redbox generating millions of dollars in ad revenues, monetising archived content, and generating much-needed cash from their video libraries.  …

Touting the value of single series FAST channels

The ad-supported streaming space is heating up, along with the available content on those platforms. At NATPE’s Streaming Plus event, executives from Vizio, Filmrise and Tastemade dished on how AVOD and free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) providers are attracting viewers with…

Kapang announces 80/20 FAST revenue share to align with the traditional broadcast model

Kapang is a Connected TV platform delivering more than 400 FAST & subscription channel services to viewers in the UK and USA using an internally developed private content distribution network (CDN), BroadcastCDN, to provide broadcast-grade encoding, delivery & monetization from…

Why Media Companies Need to Pay More Attention to FAST Services, Quickly

Free ad-supported streaming TV services will only become more attractive promotional channels as consumers minimize entertainment expenses amid inflationary pressures. Brands can no longer afford to allow FAST services to fly under their radars, as usage of the biggest players…

Banijay Rights Launches First General Entertainment FAST Channel

Banijay Rights is ramping up its FAST channel offering with the launch of the distributor’s debut dedicated general entertainment channel Horizons: Powered by Banijay. Horizons will host the likes of drama series Gunpowder and The Woman in White, alongside formats including Location, Location, Location, 8 Out…

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