German media company Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched a new free-of-charge, advertising-funded multiscreen video-on-demand (VOD) service.
The Dutch OTT platform NLziet is adding live streaming channels from both private and public broadcasters to its premium on-demand service.
The turnover generated by pay-TV channels and paid-for video-on-demand (VOD) services has increased in Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland in 2016 by around 11% to over €3 billion for the first time (2015: €2.7 billion).
TecTime TV, the German thematic channel covering technology and multimedia, will return to the screens after a 7-month break.
Wuaki.TV has become Rakuten TV, the result of a change of strategy of the Japanese Rakuten group, who owns the VOD service since 2012.
German children’s and family entertainment producer and distributor m4e AG wants to extend its partnership with YouTube to increase content monetisation through advertising-based video-on-demand (AVOD).
Viewers took to social media Sunday night to complain about live streaming issues while trying to watch the season seven premiere of Game of Thrones on DirecTV Now, as well as HBO Go and the HBO website.
Quincy Jones and producer Reza Ackbaraly have announced Qwest TV, the world’s first SVOD platform dedicated to jazz and jazz-inspired music forms.
Middle East & North Africa OTT TV episodes and movies will generate revenues of $1.75 billion by 2022; more than quadruple the $428 million recorded in 2016.
The Polish on demand service Ipla is now available on Toshiba, Hitachi, Telefunken and JVC smart TVs.