The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), has been elected Bill Warga, VP technology for Liberty Global, as chairman of the SCTE•ISBE board for the 2017-’18 term.
Amazon, Centrica, Deutsche Telekom, and Philips Lighting to address latest trends in smart home and IoT, at this year’s Connections Europe in Amsterdam.
Lagardère Studios, a subsidiary of Lagardère Active, has signed an agreement to take a majority stake in Aito Media Group.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Samsung is adding three channels with Insight programming to its OTT service TV Plus.
US internet TV service Pluto TV has received $5 million in funding from Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, the venture capital arm of the Samsung Group.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Dutch based adult TV channel Dusk has launched its OTT app for Smart TV’s.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Vice Media is further expanding into Africa following a joint venture with Econet Media, which owns Kwese TV.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. SPI International/Filmbox and Vienna-based Telekom Austria Group are extending and expanding their strategic agreement until 2022.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Zhejiang Zhongnan Animation, more widely known as Zoland Animation, has announced Zokast Kids TV, a SVOD platform for kids in partnership with M.E.I. Group.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Eurochannel, the international channel dedicated to European films and series, is upgrading from Standard to High Definition with Eutelsat.