MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Discovery’s CEO and president David Zaslav is convinced his company is best poised to face the many challenges of the fast changing word of television.
The interactive eSports channel Gametoon has been launched in Bulgaria on Bulsatcom.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Discovery Communications’ Eurosport and Snap have reached a strategic advertising and content agreement that will deliver a new partnership for the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. News agency Ruptly has announced the launch of the first video streaming platform to offer global live events with the ability to broadcast directly to social media.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Hustler has named Christina Foley, the former managing director of Playboy Europe, as its new head of Sapphire Media International.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Canal+-owned international channel distribution company Thema has acquired a majority stake in Dutch firm IBSBM in Amsterdam.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Music broadcaster Stingray is launching a third 4K UltraHD channel in Europe, Now4K.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Japanese public broadcaster NHK will launch an 8K satellite channel in December 2018.
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.