Distribution - In Brief


- The younger ‘YouTube generation’ is listening to music on demand wherever it is available, and has never bought a disk said Yann Thebault, CEO of Spotify in France, an industry leader. Tomorrow, they might even abandon their MP3 player. " Streaming could well replace download, prevailing since the late 90s.

- February 2013: Orange-backed video sharing site Dailymotion has expanded its recently launched OpenVOD service after the successful conclusion of a test phase. OpenVOD allows any professional content provider or ‘Motionmaker’ – a registered ‘creative partner’ – to sell their videos over its online platform.

- Short film channel ‘Shorts TV’ has launched on the Zuku satellite platform in eastern Africa. Full story here: