Frequency Launches Bleav’s FAST Channels

Frequency Launches Bleav's FAST Channels - As the 2022 NFL Regular Season kicks off, Frequency, the top cloud-based video SaaS platform powering linear channels for content providers across the globe, and sports and entertainment omnichannel production company Bleav, launched Bleav’s free ad-supported streaming…

Why FAST can change EVERYTHING

Why FAST can change EVERYTHING

Why FAST can change EVERYTHING - FAST channels allow rights holders to effectively become broadcasters in their own right. Richard Middleton explores just how deep the effects of this emerging tech might be felt No one seems quite sure just…

FAST services to take market share

FAST services to take market share

FAST services to take market share. Barclays’ Kannan Venkateshwar says as free ad-supported TV proliferates, even old content will compete with newer SVOD titles. Free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) services are all the rage as content providers and distributors look for…

Content is King with FAST Channels

Content is King is a phrase that has caused a lot of discussion points within FAST. Current FAST platforms are more focused on running archived content on loop to the last blood from the bag of stones that they have…

Samsung Plus doubles on down on FAST

Samsung TV Plus is set to unveil a host of new programs under a new brand logo. This raft of premium content will grant users all around the world access to diverse, high-quality TV shows. Samsung is also expanding compatibility with…

INTROUBLE Insight Rebrand

INTROUBLE Insight Rebrand

Senior Digital Director Daniel Lannon Led and Completed the Rebrand of the Acquired Xtreme Sports Social Media Channels to INTROUBLE to fit with Company Branding. JUNE 27, 2022 (Amsterdam, June 24th, 2022) Insight TV, the leading millennial-focused global channel operator and…

Young people are avoiding the BBC

Young people are avoiding the BBC

Broadcaster Roger Bolton has suggested the BBC is "spooked" by the decline in young audiences to traditional radio. Bolton, 76, was speaking after being dropped as host of Radio 4's Feedback after 23 years. "If you were running Radio 4, you must…

Life in the FAST Lane

Life in the FAST Lane

FAST continues to defy expectations. A linear viewing format that’s growing? In 2022? Yet the number of available FAST channels in the U.S. is over 1,400, with 22 major providers including Pluto TV, Tubi and Roku Channel. FAST also saw considerable…

5 Things to know about FAST Broadcasting

If your business makes video content, I’m sure you have a YouTube channel or maybe a video podcast – you might even stream live on something like Twitch. But if you want to level up, it’s time to get FAST.…

Top 10 FAST Playout Solutions

Top 10 FAST Playout Solutions

FAST Playout Solutions are a minefield for broadcasters and content owners alike. So what are the main features required to make your channel stand out above the rest and make it easy to create and monetize your FAST Channel creation?…

FAST Channel Monetization is easy…. ish

Free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) services are growing rapidly. Today, hundreds of FAST channels exist, and a recent report from VIP+ found that the average large FAST studio took home $23.2 million in ad revenue by the end of the…

Disney edges past Netflix in streaming subscribers

Disney edges past Netflix with a total of 221 million streaming subscribers at the end of the most recent quarter and announced it will launch a Disney+ option with advertising this December. In the just-ended quarter, Disney+ added 14.4 million Disney+ customers, beating the…

WTF is FAST Broadcasting

WTF is FAST Broadcasting

The taxonomy of streaming video services is expanding. Historically, the market was split between ad-supported services offering videos for people to watch on-demand, otherwise known as AVOD services such as YouTube, and subscription-based services offering videos for people to watch…

What are FAST Channels?

What are FAST Channels?

The TV segment has become an integral part of human life which covers the daily entertainment and information needs of consumers. According to Statista, the average time spent watching TV in 2021 by US adults was 3 hours and 17 minutes…

BroadcastCDN Released

BroadcastCDN Released

Press Release “Kapang announces 80/20 revenue share to BroadcastCDN customers" Kapang is 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),…

Kapang announces sustainable FAST business model

Kapang is 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 an…

Programmatic CTV Will Fuel a Race to $100 CPMs

CTV advertising is gaining popularity among marketers. However, some are still on the fence as they have several questions, especially related to CPM. Here, Jason Fairchild, CEO, tvScientific, answers some of those questions and explains why performance buyers should consider…

AVOD: The rise of ad-funded streaming

As consumers tighten their belts, ad funded models are becoming a more enticing prospect for streamers. Netflix’s announcement in April that it has hit an apparent subscriber wall sent out shockwaves, prompting many to question how attractive and profitable the…

FAST Channels – Quality not Quantity

FAST Channels - Quality not quantity. So many companies are making channels with some companies having more than 100 channels which are all unwatchable or uninteresting. FAST broadcasting has opened a few opportunities to launch channels with a few hours…

The Future of Television requires a Hard Reset

The Future of Television requires a Hard Reset. In all great stories there are five main elements, the characters, the setting, the plot, the conflict and the resolution and the future of television certainly has a story. The Future of Television…

Kapang enables convergence of Broadcast TV & FAST

Kapang enables convergence of Broadcast TV & FAST. Free Ad-supported Streaming Television (FAST) or vLinear[1] has enjoyed explosive growth in the decade since the first FAST services appeared. The take-up has generally been driven by home broadband enabling streaming, massive choice…

Amid Streaming Boom, Some Companies Love Linear TV

Amid Streaming Boom, Some Companies Love Linear TV. Betting that they can’t compete with Netflix and hoping a diversified approach is more lucrative, A+E, Fox Corp. and AMC Networks are leaning into the cable bundle (and ad-supported streaming). THR ILLUSTRATION…

Coming soon to a streaming service near you: Ads

Ads were supposed to be on their way out, replaced by subscription money. Now Netflix, Disney, and everyone else is learning to live with them. Times Square, New York, in 2019. Paul Rovere/Getty Images Reed Hastings was consistent, year after year.…

Cord Cutting Spikes at 31%

Cord Cutting Spikes at 31%

Cord Cutting Spikes at 31% - The top 8 U.S. pay TV platforms combined lost over 1.5 million subscribers in the first quarter. That's bad news for a tech/media/telecom sector that's suddenly enduring slowed subscription streaming uptake (Image credit: Championship…

The Future of Streaming Sounds Like Old School TV

The Future of Streaming Sounds Like Old School TV. Television’s streaming revolution is starting to look like a rerun. At the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on Wednesday, media executives deliberated over the future of online streaming, the…

Kapang

OTT Access Revenue Grew 37% in 2021. Battle for the American Couch Potato report predicts OTT subscriber additions will shrink from 80 million in 2022 to 50 million in 2024 (Image credit: Netflix) Convergence Research Group estimated that over-the-top revenue…

FAST Broadcast Channel Catalogue

FAST Broadcast Channel Catalogue

FAST Channels TV at https://fastchannels.tv is a creator of random scheduling content channels producing a bad television experience for the audiences but is also taking 65% of the content owners' revenues to provide the service. FAST Channels TV, owned by…

phundrs – amazing content & channel financing

Phundrs is looking for innovative businesses with a track record of delivering to audiences to invest in producing next-level content and services to grow and extend the existing content portfolio or channel. Please submit your proposals to Phundrs on your…

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