Al Jazeera plans online channel

Al Jazeera has plans to introduce a new online news channel, its Innovation and Incubation Manager Moeed Ahmad told an audience at MIPCOM this week. "There is a generation of people who want to go beyond the box," he said. "To reach them requires a fresh approach." The company has been referring to the project internally as AJ+. The network launched an American news channel this summer that has struggled to obtain wide pay-TV distribution. Read more

Suggested Articles

Alan Wolk, co-founder and lead analyst at TV[R]EV, carries out a postmortem on Quibi.

AT&T is still suffering massive pay TV subscriber losses and HBO Max is still working through distribution woes.

Using its OTT Video Market Tracker tool, Parks Associates has found that the number of OTT services in the United States has reached nearly 300.