Deals and conference sessions at MIPTV 2015 confirmed that there are no longer any national or cultural barriers when it comes to content creation in any genre – and notably drama. And the second MIP Digital Fronts showed a free flow of expertise and ideas between traditional television and the online world.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. The Dutch Brava Media group is launching its Festival 4K channel, claiming it to be the first Ultra HD channel in the world.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. Eight FilmBox brand channels from the SPI International’s worldwide channel portfolio are to be launched on Crystal TV, Ghana’s first private television station.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. Asia’s Multi Channel Network and Digital Studio, WebTVAsia has reached an agreement on a multi-year partnership with Dailymotion to collaborate on a 100-channel roll-out as well as exclusive co-production for the Asian market.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. M7 Group has signed an agreement with Nautical Channel Ltd. for the distribution of the HD version of Nautical Channel via the M7 Group platform at Astra 23.5 degrees East.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. Live MMA and kickboxing events from the FightBox HD channel are now available to watch live online and in replay on www.fightboxlive.com.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. IROKOtv and StarTimes have signed an exclusive for two brand new linear TV channels, IROKO Play and IROKO Plus, on the African pay TV platform.
MIPTV 2015 – CANNES. BBC Worldwide has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese omni-media company, Shanghai Media Group (SMG).
MIPTV 2015, CANNES – SPI International closed a major acquisition deal with NBCUniversal for the FilmBox Premium movie channel in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
MIPTV 2015, CANNES – AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has significant expansion for its portfolio of globally renowned, locally relevant 24/7 linear television services across EMEA, the CIS, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific regions.