Connected TVs were the most popular device to access the BBC iPlayer over the Christmas holiday period.
Pay-TV channel Disney Cinemagic will double its airtime and become a 24-hour service in Germany from February 29, 2016.
International business and financial news channel Bloomberg TV has terminated its distribution on the cable network of Vodafone Kabel Deutschland on January 4, 2016.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has closed down the global OTT service of its German-language international TV channel ProSiebenSat.1 Welt.
The satellite platform UPC DTH has added FilmBox Extra HD to its premium movie channel offer in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania.
The majority (81%) of subscribers to the Czech DTH platform Digi TV have a stated preference for films.
With approximately 8% smart TV market share in the US, and one million Roku TVs in the homes of consumers at the end of 2015 alone, Roku enters 2016 with plans for the first 4K UHD Roku TV models.
LG has initiated a global partnership with Netflix to facilitate the expansion of Netflix beyond its already established markets.
Molotov, the TV distribution platform created by Jean-David Blanc and Pierre Lescure, and Samsung Electronics France have announced a partnership to make the OTT service available across the entire Samsung product range.
RTL-owned Dutch VOD service Videoland said it has grown its subscriber base with 200% during 2015, without giving an actual number of paying subscribers.