Channel 4 Debuts UK’s First Mobile Catch-Up Service
Channel 4 has become the first commercial UK broadcaster to offer a free offline mobile catch-up service. The ad-supported service allows viewers in Britain the opportunity to download shows to their mobile devices. Registered viewers will have access to content for 30 days after shows air and once downloaded, they will have up to seven days to complete viewing before the content auto-expires. Nissan is a sponsor.
Second INTV Conference Set For November
The Keshet Media Group is planning its second INTV conference which will run November 4 and 5 in Jerusalem. The focus will be on the convergence of innovation and technology in the TV industry. Speakers will include Hulu Head of Content Acquisition Alex Kruglov; Lionsgate COO of Television Sandra Stern; Channel 4 Head of Entertainment Justin Gorman; producer Caryn Mandabach; David Eilenberg, SVP Unscripted Development at TBS and TNT; WME’s Rick Rosen; and Keshet UK’s Sara Johnson and Amelia Hann. The event is hosted by Keshet CEO Avi Nir.