Walmart partners with MGM to boost video-on-demand service Vudu

10 October, 2018 9:37 am 9:37 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Walmart Inc said on Monday it would partner with US movie studio Metro Goldwyn Mayer to create content for its video-on-demand service, Vudu, which the retailer bought eight years ago. Walmart has been looking to prop up Vudu’s monthly viewership that remains well below that of competitors like Netflix Inc  and … Read More

Naspers creates new video on demand unit as Netflix rivalry heats up

08 August, 2018 9:01 am 9:01 am

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Naspers’ video entertainment division has created a new over-the-top (OTT) video unit to be headed by Niclas Ekdahl in a bid to counter stiff competition for video on demand from global players such as Netflix. OTT video services, which are transmitted via the internet without requiring users to subscribe to a traditional … Read More