Newsy, Verizon Cloud Video Unit Expand OTT Partnership

Enables publishers to add select and weave select content from Newsy into their live streams
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Verizon Digital Media Services, the cloud video unit of Verizon, said it has expanded a deal with Newsy that will enable publishers to weave in content from OTT-delivered news service that’s tailored for younger audiences.

The new deal, they said, will make select video content from Newsy available to VDMS Uplynk Video Streaming services customers.

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VDMS said it has powered the streaming and syndication of linear and on-demand video content for Newsy since 2016.

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E.W. Scripps acquired Newsy in 2013 for $35 million.